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EU Warns of Reduced Imports if Trump Puts Tariffs on Cars

EU Warns of Reduced Imports if Trump Puts Tariffs on Cars

By Raf Casert | Feb 19
The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs.

Honda to Shut Plant in Britain, Imperiling 3,500 Jobs

Honda to Shut Plant in Britain, Imperiling 3,500 Jobs

By Kaori Hitomi | Feb 19
Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as it faces its March 29 exit from the European Union.

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

By Ronald Montoya | Feb 16
Here are some of the most common car-shopping mistakes people make when buying or leasing a car. Avoid them and you'll have a better car-buying experience.

Trump's New Trade Decision: Impose Tariffs on Imported Cars?

Trump's New Trade Decision: Impose Tariffs on Imported Cars?

By Tom Krisher and Paul Wiseman | Feb 15
By Sunday, Trump's Commerce Department is expected to issue an opinion on whether auto imports endanger U.S. national security enough to justify such import taxes. Trump would then have 90 days to decide whether to impose them.

AP Fact Check: Trump Hails Auto Revival That's Not Happened

AP Fact Check: Trump Hails Auto Revival That's Not Happened

By Tom Krisher and Calvin Woodward | Feb 14
President Donald Trump is hailing a renaissance in U.S. auto manufacturing that has not happened. The industry is chugging along without the "massive numbers" of car companies that he says are setting up shop in the country.

NY Fed: Auto Loan Delinquencies at Highest Point Since 2010

NY Fed: Auto Loan Delinquencies at Highest Point Since 2010

By Tom Krisher | Feb 13
Borrowers are behind in their auto loan payments in numbers not seen since delinquencies peaked at the end of 2010, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Nissan's Profit Drops Amid Former Chair Ghosn's Arrest

Nissan's Profit Drops Amid Former Chair Ghosn's Arrest

By Yuri Kageyama | Feb 12
Nissan lowered its profit forecast for the full year on Tuesday, partly due to special charges related to alleged false financial reporting by its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.

Heavy Duty: Detroit 3 All Roll Out Biggest Pickups This Year

Heavy Duty: Detroit 3 All Roll Out Biggest Pickups This Year

By Tom Krisher | Feb 9
Pickups from the Detroit automakers were the three top-selling vehicles in the U.S. last year, totaling more than 2 million in sales. Heavy-duty versions, with bigger frames, beds, interiors and engines, make up about 30 percent of that.

Furtive Funding of Hate Group by State of Arizona Prompts Outcry, Legislation

Furtive Funding of Hate Group by State of Arizona Prompts Outcry, Legislation

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 8
The state of Arizona has been shoveling money into the coffers of an anti-LGBTQ hate group for a decade

AAA: Cold Weather Can Cut Electric Car Range over 40 Percent

AAA: Cold Weather Can Cut Electric Car Range over 40 Percent

By Tom Krisher | Feb 8
Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used, a new study found.

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