Tag: Trade

Biden to Slash U.S. Fossil Fuel Emissions 52 Percent by 2030

Today President Joe Biden committed to cutting U.S. fossil fuel emissions up to 52 percent by 2030. His statement came during a virtual climate change summit with 40 world leaders. Presidents Xi Jinping of China and Vladimir Putin of Russia both committed to working on cutting emissions. In a call to action, Biden said, “The […]

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Rubber Shortages Become Latest Problem for Auto Industry

<img data-attachment-id="1758942" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/04/rubber-shortages-become-latest-problem-for-auto-industry/december2004-giantuniroyaltireindowntowndetroitmi/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,657" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2012 Joseph Sohm\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"December,2004,-,Giant,Uniroyal,Tire,In,Downtown,Detroit,,Mi","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Giant Uniroyal Tire Detroit Circa 2004" data-image-description=" Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1-450×296.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1-610×401.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1758942″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1-610×401.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”401″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1-610×401.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1-450×296.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1-768×505.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_106216454-1.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Those of you tracking the […]

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Supreme Court Allows Auto Aftermarket to Access APIs

The Supreme Court ruled on April 5th in the Google v. Oracle case, a copyright dispute over software. Their decision was that application program interfaces (API) are fair use in building compatible components. A Federal Circuit Court originally decided Google v. Oracle. A software copyright had been violated. Google copied Oracle’s API code for programs to operate […]

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What Happened To the Chinese Automakers Wanting a Piece of the U.S. Market?

<img data-attachment-id="1675976" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/05/driving-dystopias-china-doesnt-sound-terribly-fun/shutterstock_265499150/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="china road" data-image-description=" Destinyweddingstudio/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675976″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_265499150.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> American automakers can usually count on selling just below 3 million vehicle sales in China every year. While […]

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5 Players Who Are As Good As Gone Before the NBA Trade Deadline

Photo: Andy Lyons (Getty Images) Do you know what today is? Yes, I know it’s Thursday and your child support is due, but more importantly, today is the NBA trade deadline—the magical day in which teams throughout Adam Silver’s lucrative kingdom make a last-ditch effort to either acquire assets or strengthen their rosters before Kyrie […]

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Ginetta Sports Cars Coming to America

Ginetta, a British race car manufacturer for more than 60 years, has opened Ginetta North America in South Boston, Virginia, to provide support for their motorsports customers across North America. From their U.S. base, Ginetta will be able to not only market, distribute, and sell their sports cars, but grow their presence and the brand. […]

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Auto Lobbyists Attempt to Soften USMCA, Look to White House

<img data-attachment-id="1694982" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/10/trade-war-watch-report-claims-white-house-wants-to-dictate-where-cars-are-manufactured/shutterstock_114757342/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,662" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="white house more like night house" data-image-description=" Orhan Cam/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694982″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Lobbyists are reportedly seeking to soften the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) now that […]

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White House Presses Taiwan On Semiconductor Shortage

<img data-attachment-id="1694982" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/10/trade-war-watch-report-claims-white-house-wants-to-dictate-where-cars-are-manufactured/shutterstock_114757342/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,662" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="white house more like night house" data-image-description=" Orhan Cam/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694982″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Automakers around the globe have been issuing warnings for weeks that the semiconductor […]

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Tires Made in Southeast Asia Will Be More Expensive

Tires from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are about to get more pricey, as the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced yesterday preliminary duties in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of passenger vehicle and light truck tires from those countries. The DOC issued a preliminary decision that passenger and light truck tires imported from […]

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German Auto Lobby Wants Biden to Eliminate U.S. Trade Restrictions

<img data-attachment-id="1581660" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/07/vw-conduct-crisis-meeting-eu-cartel-allegations/reichstag-324982_1920/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1440" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="german flag and reichstag" data-image-description=" PUBLIC DOMAIN ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1581660″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920-610×458.jpg” alt=”german flag and reichstag” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/reichstag-324982_1920-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Germany is eager to see the United States abolish trade barriers implemented by President […]

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What Makes India a Hotspot for Smuggled African Gold

Considered a symbol of wealth and class, gold is ingrained in India’s tradition spanning religions and communities. Photo courtesy Sam Panthaky/AFP It was too much rain for March. The roads in Lucknow, the capital city of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, had become slippery. *Brijesh Dubey, a deputy director at the Directorate of […]

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Trump Offers Credits for Companies That Bring Back American Factory Jobs, Tariffs for the Rest

<img data-attachment-id="1705998" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/back-to-normal-u-s-auto-tariff-threats-return-for-eu/shutterstock_636139745/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="trump" data-image-description=" Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1705998″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Keen to sweep as much attention away from the 2020 Democratic National Convention as possible, President Donald Trump […]

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The Two Sides of Biden’s Economic Plan

But the most eloquent part of Biden’s speech was this: “We must reward work as much as we’ve rewarded wealth.” I’m not sure Biden has put it exactly this way before; I couldn’t find an earlier instance on Google. But I hope he repeats that sentence a lot going forward. It’s an admirably simple expression […]

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The Obscure Treaty That Could Kill a Global Green Recovery

The EU this week is debating “modernizing” the ECT to bring it in line with the Paris Agreement. The European Commission has proposed changes to exclude intra-EU claims—roughly two-thirds of the complaints that have been brought under the ECT—through its “outdated” ISDS process. Such disputes, they argue, are already covered by the EU’s own trade and commerce […]

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