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Auto Care Association CEO Urges Trump Administration to Keep U.S.-Mexico Border Open for Trade

The Auto Care Association has released a statement from President and CEO Bill Hanvey in response to U.S. President Trump’s threat to close the Mexico-U.S. border.

U.S.-Mexico NAFTA Update Includes Revised Auto Rules of Origin

According to multiple news sources, the updated auto rules of origin require that 75 percent of a vehicle’s content come from North America – up from the current 62.5 percent – to receive duty-free treatment. 

Analysis: Trump’s Proposed Auto Tariffs Would Reduce U.S. Auto Jobs

A new analysis by the Peterson Institute for International Economics concluded that if Trump raises U.S. duties to 25 percent on all automobiles and auto parts, there could be a loss of 195,000 U.S. auto industry jobs in a one- to three-year period.

Trump Administration Launches Investigation into Auto Imports

President Trump has instructed Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to initiate a Section 232 investigation to determine if the imports into the U.S. of automobiles, including SUVs, vans and light trucks, and automotive parts, threaten to impair national security.