AIADA Statement on Senator Portman’s Trade Security Act

Alexandria, VA (August 2, 2018) – The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today offered its support for the Trade Security Act introduced yesterday by U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Doug Jones (D-Ala.), and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa).

AIADA Responds to U.S.-EU Trade Announcement

Alexandria, VA (July 25, 2018) – The American International Automobile Dealers Association today reacted to an announcement that the U.S. and the European Union reached an agreement to avoid the further escalation of trade tensions. President Donald Trump today met with European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and his top trade official Cecilia Malmström at the White House to address the trade issue, including automotive tariffs.

AIADA’s Cody Lusk Testifies at Commerce 232 Investigation Hearing

during the U.S. Commerce Department’s 232 National Security Investigation Hearing. His comments focused on the 577,000 jobs provided by America’s 9,600 international nameplate auto dealers in their communities, the vehicles they sell to consumers, and how they would be negatively impacted by new vehicle tariffs.

Auto Dealers Submit Comments on 232 Automobile and Automotive Parts Investigation

Alexandria, VA (June 28, 2018) – The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today submitted comments on the Department of Commerce’s Section 232 investigation into whether or not imported autos and auto parts, used in every car sold in America, pose a national security threat to the United States. America’s auto dealers, domestic and international, stand to lose up to two million annual sales if the investigation rules against their products and the 25 percent tariff proposed by the Trump Administration is put into place.

International Brand Auto Dealers Applaud Corker Tariff Amendment

Alexandria, VA (June 6, 2018) – The American International Automobile Dealers Association today expressed support for an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act submitted by Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and nine Senate co-sponsors. The amendment would protect American workers and businesses by establishing a process through which Congress could overturn tariffs imposed under section 232 of the 1962 Trade Expansion Act.

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