The Bush Admin. supports opening the U.S.'s southern border to Mexican trucks, a move that probably would quicken supply chains for automakers and suppliers, but only after safety issues regarding the big rigs are addressed, says a White House spokeswoman. In a decision issued Feb. 7, the North American Free Trade Agreement Arbitration Panel ruled that the U.S. was violating NAFTA by barring Mexican trucks from free travel within the U.S. Currently, Mexican trucks can't travel more than 20 ...

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