Detroit auto show starts amid Trump tensions

Detroit auto show starts amid Trump tensions General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks about the financial outlook of the automaker, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Detroit. The company issued an optimistic earnings forecast this year based on improved cost efficiencies and continued strong …

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Ford Motor Company cancels major Mexico auto deal

Mexico City, DF – Auto giant, Ford Motor Company, has announced their decision to cancel plans to build a new plant in Mexico. In April of last year, Ford struck a deal with the Mexican government that would see them invest $1.6 billion for a new auto

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Attacks on Car Exports Put Vital Mexican Sector at Risk

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico—Mexico faces fears of a sudden downturn in its booming car industry as several auto makers in recent days scrapped plans for new investments or said they would consider doing so in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s …

Wall Street Journal

Union workers, not Donald Trump, pushed Fiat Chrysler into creating 2000 jobs

Donald Trump has won the presidency after narrowly carrying a few states to put him above 270 electoral votes.But according… Sign the petition to U.S. Senators: Block all Trump appointees. President-elect Donald Trump has appointed white supremacist …

Daily Kos

Toyota Announces Plans to Invest $10 Billion in the US

Global auto executives at the Detroit auto show are highlighting their investments in the United States, mindful of President-elect Donald Trump’s attacks on automakers for building vehicles in Mexico. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio …

Fortune

GM Won’t Move Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Production From Mexico Following Trump Critcism

President-elect Donald Trump has been placing automakers on his priority list for production criticisms as of recent, and General Motors was not left out. Last week, Trump called out GM in a tweet for producing the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze hatchback in

GM Authority (blog)

Donald Trump’s tweets shake auto industry

Amid the worries, questions and speculation over how a Trump administration will impact auto land, Fiat Chrysler CEO summed up the industry’s biggest problem with trade policy by Twitter. “I need clarity. I think we all need clarity,” Sergio Marchionne

Detroit Free Press

General Motors CEO Mary Barra Says Donald Trump’s Threats Won’t Change the Company’s Plans

Speaking to reporters at a GM event in Detroit, Barra said GM’s small-car production will stay in Mexico, since manufacturing and plant investments are not easily changed, the Wall Street Journal reports. “This is a long-lead business with highly …

Fortune

Trump Lauds Ford, Fiat Chrysler for US Investments

President-elect Donald Trump and French businessman Bernard Arnault, chief executive officer of LVMH, emerge from the elevators to speak to reporters at Trump Tower, January 9, 2017 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition …

Lawyer Herald

GM CEO hits back at Trump over Mexico car importation

General Motors CEO Mary Barra said the company has no plans to stop manufacturing its Chevy Cruze line in Mexico, despite Donald Trump’s threat on Twitter to slap them with a border tax. Read more. Share this article: Back to Mexico Star …

Mexico Star

Auto industry execs react to specter of Donald Trump

Mary Barra, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, watches the debut of the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Paul Sancya AP Photo. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio …

Lexington Herald Leader

GM signals no change of plans despite Trump criticisms

Detroit (AFP) – GM chief Mary Barra on Tuesday held firm to the biggest US automaker’s business plans, and refused to speculate on altering course in the face of President-elect Donald Trump’s recent attacks on the industry. SIGN UP FOR OUR …

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How Donald Trump’s tweets set the tone for the biggest auto show of the year

DETROIT — The auto industry’s biggest players have gathered at the North American International Auto Show, as they do every January, to showcase their latest electric vehicles, SUVs and pickup trucks. This year, however, the cars varnish over a

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