Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs

Administration officials say Trump could still opt to impose the tariffs by May 18, but believe that after a series of investment announcements by automakers he will likely delay the tariffs amid a trade battle with China.

GM to add 450 jobs at three Ohio plants

GM said the $700 million in investments will expand powertrain and stamping operations in Toledo, Parma and Moraine, creating more than 450 manufacturing jobs.

KAR posts higher revenue in Q1, but TradeRev rollout still weighs on bottom line

KAR’s TradeRev business showed an operating loss of $16.8 million in the first quarter as the company continues to invest in expanding the online auction service.

Tesla aids Michigan customers with service center at Ohio border

The location of Tesla’s new service center on the Ohio border with Michigan could help the electric carmaker serve its Detroit area customers. 

Head of Chrysler, Dodge brands retires

Steve Beahm, the head of FCA’s passenger car brands and Mopar unit in North America, left after a career that spanned more than 30 years.

GM plans to sell Lordstown plant to electric truck maker

President Donald Trump broke the news in a tweet saying the automaker will sell its Lordstown plant in Ohio to a little known electric truck maker called Workhorse. GM confirmed the discussions, with CEO Mary Barra calling it a potential “win-win for everyone.” 

Trump says GM will sell Lordstown plant to electric truck maker

President Donald Trump, tweeting that he “just spoke” to General Motors CEO Mary Barra, said the automaker will sell its Lordstown plant in Ohio to a little known electric truck maker called Workhorse. The president said the deal would be “subject to a UAW agreement etc.”

China threatens retaliation as Trump touts chances of trade deal

President Trump said China indicated it hopes to “make a deal” when senior Chinese officials visit Washington for negotiations Thursday and Friday. Otherwise, the U.S. has said it will raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods on Friday.

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal

Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all aspects of a draft trade agreement with the United States.

White House says China has indicated it wants to make trade deal

Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all aspects of a draft trade agreement with the United States.