auto tariffs

SEOUL, South Korea  | Hyundai Motor union warns auto tariffs could hurt US jobs

SEOUL, South Korea  — Hyundai Motor Co.’s labor union said Thursday that steep auto tariffs the U.S. is considering could cost tens of thousands of American jobs, echoing concerns of the global auto industry as spiraling trade conflicts between the U.S. and other major economies heat up. The labor union at South Korea’s largest auto … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | Hyundai Motor union warns auto tariffs could hurt US jobs

BRUSSELS | EU warns Trump: auto tariffs could lead to $300B retaliation

BRUSSELS — The European Union is slamming the Trump administration for considering tariffs on auto imports, saying they could lead to global retaliation against some $300 billion in U.S. goods. European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Monday the U.S. investigation into the possibility of auto tariffs “lacks legitimacy, factual basis and violates international trade rules,” … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU warns Trump: auto tariffs could lead to $300B retaliation

BEIJING | China, Japan protest US probe into need for auto tariffs

BEIJING — China and Japan both condemned Thursday the Trump administration’s decision to launch an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on imports of vehicles and automotive parts into the United States. China’s Commerce Ministry said Beijing would “firmly defend” its rights and interests against what it called the Trump administration’s abuse of national security … Continue reading BEIJING | China, Japan protest US probe into need for auto tariffs

BEIJING  | China says will ‘firmly defend’ rights over auto tariffs

BEIJING  — China says it will “firmly defend” its rights and interests against what it calls the Trump administration’s abuse of national security provisions in trade. The Commerce Ministry’s response Thursday came after the Trump administration launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed auto imports into the United States. In doing so, Trump invoked … Continue reading BEIJING  | China says will ‘firmly defend’ rights over auto tariffs