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    We previously reported that General Motors was seeking an exemption from U.S. tariffs that could affect the domestic wellbeing of the Buick Envision, the brand's Chinese-made utility vehicle positioned between the Encore and Enclave. At the time, GM hadn't weighed in on if it would pull the...
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    Everett Eissenstat, former top economic advisor to the Trump administration, has been hired by GM as its Vice President for global public policy. At GM, he will reportedly help the global corporation navigate the Trump administration's tariff threats and will report directly to CEO Mary Barra...
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    Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said the United States needs a single standard for fuel efficiency for cars and trucks on Tuesday. It's a sentiment shared by Mary Nichols, head of California Air Resources Board, but it's likely to put the two at odds...
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    If you're shopping for a new Buick or plug-in Cadillac, you might be in for a sticker surprise in the near future. The Buick Envision crossover is one of just a few made in China vehicles sold in the US, along with the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In. The Trump administration's plan to impose a 25 percent...
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    In its pursuit of slacking fuel economy standards, the EPA has sent a proposal to the White House Office of Management and Budget seeking to hinder California's ability to set its own greenhouse gas emissions standards. California's size and its assertion that it will continue to require...
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    Fresh off its multi-billion dollar bailout, GM's Korean division is at risk again following a "national security" investigation into car and component imports launched by the White House. The conclusions of the investigation could lead to a 25% tariff on the imported vehicles and automotive...
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    Despite pressuring Donald Trump to lower corporate fuel economy mandates since practically day one of his presidency, automakers are now urging caution. The U.S. Transportation Department has drafted a proposal that would freeze vehicle requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, the Environmental...
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    During the Trump administration's year-long quest to roll back Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) targets, it attempted to give automakers in violation of the current standards a break by delaying the scheduled increase of penalties. The logic here is that the federal government is...
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    Rumors are flooding in that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt will sign a declaration upending the Obama-era fuel economy regulations any day now. New details have emerged claiming Pruitt plans to visit a Chevrolet dealership in Virginia to publicly condemn the...
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    Just weeks ahead of the Trump administration's announcement on whether or not to revise fuel efficiency standards, GM's CEO has met with officials at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Transportation Department. According to GM spokesperson Pat Morissey, who spoke to Reuters, Barra...
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    Based on mix of imported and domestic steel used last year by GM and Ford, Goldman Sachs believes that each company could take a $1 billion dollar hit as a result of sizeable tariffs proposed by President Donald Trump last week. The tariffs would see an extra 25% tacked on to the price of...
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    As the U.S., Mexico, and Canada enter into the final day of the seventh round of NAFTA renegotiation talks, President Trump is offering his neighbors an incentive for signing a favorable deal. "Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum will only come off if new & fair NAFTA agreement is signed," Trump...
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    At the start of the second real workday of the Trump administration, the leaders of the Detroit Three automakers marched into the White House for a breakfast meeting with their newly minted president. We don't know for sure what they ate, but we can relate what they talked about. This won't...
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    Ten high-profile manufacturing executives, including Ford CEO Mark Fields and Tesla Motors' Elon Musk, visited the White House today, where they were informed by President Donald Trump today that he would dramatically reduce corporate taxation and scale down regulations by as much as...
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    President-elect Donald Trump has named General Motors CEO Mary Barra to his advisory board on economic issues and jobs growth. While this could also be a coincidental slight against Mark Fields for publicly criticizing the new president's repeated verbal attacks against Ford, this isn't the...
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    The Obama administration is pushing to lock in fuel efficiency standards before the Trump administration takes over in January. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to leave its emissions standards for light vehicles through 2025, aiming to boost fuel economy to over 50 mpg on...
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