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U.S. NAFTA demands “not viable” according to Mexican Economy Minister

Workers assemble a Fiat 500 in Toluca, MexicoThe Trump administration’s proposal to require 50 percent of the value of vehicles to be produced in the U.S. remains a hotly contested sticking point in ongoing NAFTA negotiations. Mexico’s Economy Minister, Idelfonso Guajardo, underscored that point in front of reporters on Wednesday, after emerging from several meetings with…
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As NAFTA battle lines are drawn, repercussions loom on dealership lots

FCA's Windsor, Ontario, assembly plantNAFTA negotiations have reached an impasse in several key areas, chief among them a series of regulations surrounding the automotive sector. While Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland referred to a “series of unconventional proposals” and Mexican Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo said, “we all have our…
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The LCD screen on your dashboard is likely to take center stage in NAFTA negotiations

2016 Nissan Altima 2.5SLAs NAFTA negotiations begin this week, tensions are high over the anticipated showdown between the Trump administration and the automotive industry. Likely to be at the very epicenter of Trump’s vision of incentivizing American manufacturing jobs are the LCD screens that have sprouted on virtually every dashboard in the past decade-plus. At…
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