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Auto tariffs riskier than Wall Street thinks: economist

Business Nov 16, 2018

Auto tariffs riskier than Wall Street thinks: economist

Wall Street may be underestimating the threat of tariffs on the auto industry, according to Phil Levy, a senior fellow on global economy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. "I think it's better than even odds that they go ahead with this, and go ...

Ford may boost production in China to avoid tariffs

Business / Corporate Sep 25, 2018

Ford may boost production in China to avoid tariffs

Ford is looking at speeding up plans to build more Lincoln models in Chinese plants amid the growing trade war with the United States that has made U.S. exports less attractive, a senior executive said Monday. Joseph Hinrichs, Ford's executive vice president for global operations, ...

U.S. auto sales spring to life in March

Business Apr 4, 2018

U.S. auto sales spring to life in March

The American consumer returned in force to automobile showrooms in March, lifting an industry that had been plodding along in a post-sales boom hangover. The biggest players in the North American market reported gains Tuesday — some eye popping — compared to March 2017. General Motors ...