Tariffs http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53325/more en Daimler Attaches Strings to Proposed Russia Plant http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/daimler-attaches-strings-proposed-russia-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Sources say Daimler has asked St. Petersburg Gov. Georgy Poltavchenko to provide a 125-acre site for the Mercedes-Benz assembly plant, along with associated infrastructure investment, without compensation from the automaker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/daimler-attaches-strings-proposed-russia-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/daimler-attaches-strings-proposed-russia-plant#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Europe Russia GAZ Mercedes Globalization Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1334141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Daimler looks to grow in Russia beyond KamAZ JV.</strong></p> European Parliament, Auto-Industry Groups Tout TTIP http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-parliament-auto-industry-groups-tout-ttip <div class="node-body article-body">A study by the Petersen Institute of International Economics contends harmonizing U.S.-EU safety and environmental regulations would boost the automotive trade at least 20%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-parliament-auto-industry-groups-tout-ttip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/european-parliament-auto-industry-groups-tout-ttip#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe North America Europe - Regional U.S. Unspecified Companies Regulations Sales & Marketing Globalization Tariffs Trade Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:34:00 +0000 1332141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Most EU countries slap 10% import duty on Mustang.</strong></p> Toyota Thailand Denies Dodging Tariffs on Prius http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-thailand-denies-dodging-tariffs-prius <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese automaker is irate over allegations it claims to be importing parts for Prius manufacturing in Thailand when it really is bringing in completely built-up vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-thailand-denies-dodging-tariffs-prius" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-thailand-denies-dodging-tariffs-prius#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Thailand Toyota Tariffs Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:10:00 +0000 1326121 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota says Thai-market Priuses built locally.</strong></p> Ukraine Promises to Lift Auto Safeguard Duties http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-promises-lift-auto-safeguard-duties <div class="node-body article-body">The Ukraine government grumbles the WTO panel had found fault with alleged failings by Kiev over how it had justified levying the duties, which are supposed to give local industries time to react to an import boom and become competitive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-promises-lift-auto-safeguard-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-promises-lift-auto-safeguard-duties#comments Public Gated Politics Asia Pacific Europe Japan Ukraine Unspecified Companies Tariffs Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:24:00 +0000 1317201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Japan advocated for homegrown Toyota in trade dispute with Ukraine.</strong></p> Pricing, Quality Hinder Malaysian Automakers http://wardsauto.com/politics/pricing-quality-hinder-malaysian-automakers <div class="node-body article-body">“Malaysia manufactured 650,000 cars, while Thailand manufactured 2 million cars and sold half of them overseas,” International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapha Mohamed tells Parliament.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/pricing-quality-hinder-malaysian-automakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/pricing-quality-hinder-malaysian-automakers#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Asia Pacific - Regional Malaysia Thailand Mazda Perodua Sales & Marketing Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Tariffs Trade Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1311231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mazda Malaysia launched CBU exports to Thailand in 2013.</strong></p> EU Exit No Benefit to U.K. Automakers, Studies Say http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-exit-no-benefit-uk-automakers-studies-say <div class="field-byline"> Carmen Paun </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Open Europe think tank says U.K. car exports could face EU import tariffs of up to 10% following a potential Brexit, impacting EU-oriented volume manufacturers such as Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Vauxhall. Premium automakers would be less affected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-exit-no-benefit-uk-automakers-studies-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-exit-no-benefit-uk-automakers-studies-say#comments Public World Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional United Kingdom World BMW Honda Jaguar Land Rover Nissan Opel/Vauxhall Toyota Sales & Marketing Globalization Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Tariffs Trade Wed, 08 Jul 2015 09:09:00 +0000 1308741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automakers could lose tariff protection if U.K. quits EU.</strong></p> Ukraine Duties on Car Imports Under Fire From WTO http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-duties-car-imports-under-fire-wto <div class="node-body article-body">Japan’s complaint to the WTO claims Ukraine’s duties violate the trade organization’s agreement on safeguards and its general agreement on tariffs and trade (GATT).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-duties-car-imports-under-fire-wto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/ukraine-duties-car-imports-under-fire-wto#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Europe Japan Ukraine Unspecified Companies Tariffs Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:49:00 +0000 1308831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Japan claims duties on Toyota Verso, other imports excessive.</strong></p> Russia Liberalizes Localized Auto Production Rules http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-liberalizes-localized-auto-production-rules <div class="node-body article-body">The proposal is a response to concerns expressed by many foreign automakers that the ongoing decline of the Russian automotive market may leave them unable to meet their obligations to reach 75% levels of localization by 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-liberalizes-localized-auto-production-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-liberalizes-localized-auto-production-rules#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Europe Russia Toyota Globalization Local Content Production Tariffs Trade Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:09:00 +0000 1307541 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Land Cruiser Prado localization level among Russia&#39;s lowest.</p> China Decries U.S. Tariffs on Tire Imports http://wardsauto.com/china-decries-us-tariffs-tire-imports <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">China's Commerce Ministry says in a statement the U.S., which has imposed duties exceeding 100% in some cases in response to alleged dumping, should "adopt a responsible attitude and actions (and) correct its mistakes."</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/china-decries-us-tariffs-tire-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Tariffs Tires Trade Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:19:00 +0000 1298341 at http://wardsauto.com General Motors Shifts Russian Production to Belarus http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/general-motors-shifts-russian-production-belarus <div class="node-body article-body">A government spokesman says besides Opel, GM will add assemblies of premium brands including Cadillac at its Belarusian JV by September. The new models will be sold in Belarus, Russia and possibly other Eastern European states. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/general-motors-shifts-russian-production-belarus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/general-motors-shifts-russian-production-belarus#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Belarus Russia Cadillac Chevrolet Opel/Vauxhall Local Content Production Restructuring Sales Results Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:24:00 +0000 1297041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mokka CUV Opel&nbsp;brand&rsquo;s top seller in Russia.</strong></p>