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Congress may play key role in fate of NAFTA


by Ed Yourdon President Trump doesn’t have a completely free hand when it comes to trade. Congress has certain authorities to regulate international commerce, and NAFTA was enabled by a series of domestic laws that only Congress can change. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Nissan gets new U.S. sales boss; Meunier takes Infiniti role


by JeepersMedia Nissan has promoted former Saturn executive Dan Mohnke to lead sales and marketing for the brand in the United States; he succeeds Christian Meunier, who becomes a global vice president for Infiniti. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Operational limits played key role in Tesla crash on autopilot, board says


by Kᵉⁿ Lᵃⁿᵉ The chairman of the NTSB said „operational limitations“ in the Tesla Model S played a „major role“ in a May 2016 crash that killed a driver using the vehicle’s semi-autonomous „Autopilot“ system. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Gulf ports play growing role in auto trade


by GmanViz Automakers now realize they can save on logistics by using ocean shipping to reach customers in the lower Midwest with foreign-made vehicles, or to export vehicles built in the Southeast’s assembly plants. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Former FBI boss expected to leave role at Takata fund to head U.S. election probe


by CarSpotter Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, who was named in April to lead a compensation fund for automakers and people harmed by faulty Takata airbags, was appointed special counsel to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential… … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

BMW reprises its role as filmmaker


by Ángel Álvarez BMW will produce a short film to mark the 15th anniversary of its original series. The 10-minute film is called ‘The Escape,’ and features Hollywood stars. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed