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Toyota North American CEO: Tariffs Could Increase Car Prices by up to $400

Car prices across America are about to go up, says the North American CEO of Toyota—perhaps by as much as $400.

New tariffs on steel and aluminum could add… 129 more words

Autos

That Giant New Toyota-Mazda Car Plant in Alabama Could End Up Even Bigger Than Expected

The prized $1.6 billion car factory awarded to Alabama by Toyota Motor and Mazda Motor could be an even bigger win than expected, as the site’s size leaves plenty of room for future expansions. 489 more words

International

Strong new policies needed for electric vehicle adoption in Canada

With a National Zero Emissions Vehicle Strategy expected to be released in Canada in early 2018, two reports released in December decry Canada’s  slow progress to date, and make policy recommendations to speed up electric vehicle adoption.   282 more words

Government Policy

18 May 2017 (AFR) - World's carmakers hit pothole as sales fall in key markets - Carmakers are getting that 2009 breakdown feeling

(18 May 2017, AFR, p12, by David Fickling)

‘The world’s auto industry just hit a pothole. Car sales in Western Europe fell 6.8 per cent in April, their biggest drop since 2013, as a late Easter and the effects of tax changes sapped demand in the UK, the region’s second-biggest market. 55 more words

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