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Automakers Unite to Oppose Tariffs But Worry Administration Has Mind Made Up

Posted July 18, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Eric Kulisch – Automotive News)

Workers from international automakers on Thursday will drive vehicles they make at U.S. plants to Capitol Hill to highlight the damage the Trump administration's proposed tariffs on light vehicles and auto parts would inflict on their livelihoods.

Participating in the “Drive-In,” which is being organized by the Association of Global Automakers, will be lawmakers from major auto-producing states such as Alabama, Georgia and Indiana.

The caravan will then drive to the Department of Commerce, where a hearing is scheduled to gather public comments about whether tariffs of up to 25 per cent should be imposed for national security reasons. Click here to read more.