Trump Blasts German Carmakers' U.S. Sales, Threatens Barriers

According to Bloomberg, German carmakers found themselves at the receiving end of renewed attacks by President Donald Trump, who reportedly chided them for selling too many vehicles in the U.S., contributing to a lopsided German trade surplus that’s hurting the U.S. economy.

Study: Small Cars More Prone to Driver Deaths

The risk of dying in a crash involving a small car has been greater in recent years than the likelihood of a fatal crash involving a large car or an SUV, according to a study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

House GOP Pushes Border Adjustment Tax Despite Opposition

House Republicans aren’t backing off a controversial proposal at the center of their tax overhaul plan despite continued opposition from key GOP leaders in the Senate and the Trump administration, reports RealClear Politics.

Auto Dealers: Border Adjustment Tax Will Hurt Dealers and Customers

Alexandria, VA (May 23, 2017) – America’s 9,600 international nameplate automobile dealers today reinforced their opposition to a border adjustment tax as the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on the proposal. The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA)—whose members employ 577,000 Americans and accounted for 59 percent of all U.S. retail vehicle sales last year—today issued the following statement from President Cody Lusk.

Border Adjustment Tax Faces Uphill Battle

A new study commissioned by one of the country's largest retail trade associations throws cold water on a border adjustment provision of a House GOP tax plan that appears already to have already fallen out of favor with some Republicans and President Donald Trump's administration, says U.S. News & World Report.

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