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Editorial: How Donald Trump’s latest orders could shake the auto world

May 15, 2017

President Donald J Trump. While the controversial and divisive topic is almost too easy to mock, the reality is that the Trump administration is making some genuinely questionable, if not downright irresponsible attempts at policy...

President Trump invites GM, Ford, FCA bosses for talks on industry future

Jan 24, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump is set to host chief executives of Detroit’s three big manufacturers for talks on Tuesday, according to the White House. Chief executives from General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)...

Carmakers continue Mexico production plans, despite Trump – study

Jan 23, 2017

Manufacturers will continue to invest in Mexican production, despite public threats from US president Donald Trump, according to a recent study. The study in question was formulated by LMC Automotive, who released its forecast model...

FCA boss Marchionne hesitant on future production plans; Trump

Jan 12, 2017

Fiat Chrysler’s CEO has expressed concerns of a Trump administration in regard to the company’s future investments in Mexico that could ultimately be harmed by the president’s controversial policies. Sergio Marchionne, the man who has...

Ford justifies withdrawing Mexico plant, “didn’t cut a deal with Trump”

Jan 04, 2017

Ford’s CEO has told the press the main reason behind reversing its decision on a Mexican plant was down to market demand, rather than president-elect Donald Trump. Ford Motor Company and Donald Trump have clashed...

Elon Musk joins Donald Trump’s administration advisory team

Dec 15, 2016

In a shock announcement, president-elect Donald Trump has confirmed Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Uber’s CEO will join his administration’s advisory team. Trump’s transition office announced on Wednesday that Elon Musk, alongside Uber CEO Travis...

Trump to meet with Elon Musk, Google, Apple execs tomorrow

Dec 13, 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, alongside CEOs from some of the world’s biggest tech companies including Google and Apple, are reportedly meeting president-elect Donald Trump at a summit tomorrow. Executive members from companies including Microsoft, Apple,...

Ford CEO Mark Fields welcomes deals with Trump

Dec 04, 2016

Ford’s CEO has said he and the company is open to deals with president-elect Donald Trump’s administration to keep jobs in the US. Mark Fields, president and CEO at Ford Motor Company, and Donald Trump... petition asks Trump & Musk to discuss climate change

Nov 17, 2016

There’s a petition floating around online asking for Elon Musk to meet with US president-elect Donald Trump and discuss the dangers of climate change. The petition has so far (at time of writing) racked...

President Trump election could prove troublesome for US carmakers

Nov 10, 2016

The election of Donald J. Trump as US president and leader of the free world could prove troublesome for major car manufacturers that rely on open-trade with Mexico, and benefit from the southern nation as...