Tariffs http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53325/more en EU’s Russian Antidumping Case Has Geopolitical Roots http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-s-russian-antidumping-case-has-geopolitical-roots <div class="field-byline"> Brenda Dionisi </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The EU needs to draw a line in the sand over Russian breaches of WTO rules, analysts say. The country is too important a market to allow it to flout trade treaties already accepted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-s-russian-antidumping-case-has-geopolitical-roots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/eu-s-russian-antidumping-case-has-geopolitical-roots#comments Premium Politics Auto Makers Europe Germany Italy Russia Iveco PSA Volkswagen Tariffs Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:12:00 +0000 1040341 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volkswagen says duties have slashed its van exports to Russia 70%-80%.</strong></p> New Government Boosts Indian Automakers’ Optimism http://wardsauto.com/politics/new-government-boosts-indian-automakers-optimism <div class="node-body article-body">Rising production costs, interest rates and sale prices, plus a decline in availability of financing, have damaged Indian automakers in the past 24 months. Investments have been delayed, jobs have been curtailed and worker unrest is widespread.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/new-government-boosts-indian-automakers-optimism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/new-government-boosts-indian-automakers-optimism#comments Premium Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Honda Maruti Tata Volkswagen Product Development Sales Results Tariffs Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:24:00 +0000 1029771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Celerio making splash in otherwise dry Indian market.</strong></p> Russian About-Face Would Offer Automakers Incentives http://wardsauto.com/politics/russian-about-face-would-offer-automakers-incentives <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian Parliament, facing the prospect of additional economic sanctions, is considering amending federal laws to provide tax relief and other benefits to foreign automakers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/russian-about-face-would-offer-automakers-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/russian-about-face-would-offer-automakers-incentives#comments Premium Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Europe Suppliers Russia Ford General Motors Hyundai Nissan Toyota Finance Tariffs Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) Fri, 30 May 2014 09:38:00 +0000 1028281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Russia considering cutting taxes and red tape for local, global producers.</strong></p> EU Asks WTO to Intervene in Tariff Dispute With Russia http://wardsauto.com/eu-asks-wto-intervene-tariff-dispute-russia <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The EU contends Russia is illegally protecting its own automakers by imposing duties of 29.6% on imported German vans and 23% on imports from Italy, making them less affordable for consumers.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/eu-asks-wto-intervene-tariff-dispute-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Politics Auto Makers Europe Europe - Regional Russia Tariffs Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) European Union Wed, 21 May 2014 12:11:00 +0000 1024571 at http://wardsauto.com Japan Trade Talks Encourage EU, But Automakers Leery http://wardsauto.com/politics/japan-trade-talks-encourage-eu-automakers-leery <div class="field-byline"> Carmen Paun </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Japan should commit to further changes in taxation and other regulatory reforms so European subcompact cars can compete on an equal footing with even smaller kei cars in the Japanese market, the European automakers’ group says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/japan-trade-talks-encourage-eu-automakers-leery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/japan-trade-talks-encourage-eu-automakers-leery#comments Premium Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe Europe - Regional Japan Unspecified Companies Sales & Marketing European Commission Globalization Tariffs Trade ACEA Jose Manuel Barroso Karel De Gucht Shinzo Abe Mon, 19 May 2014 10:12:00 +0000 1021451 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volkswagen Up potential competitor to Japan&rsquo;s kei microcars.</strong></p> Taiwanese Market: Car Vs. Scooter http://wardsauto.com/blog/taiwanese-market-car-vs-scooter <div class="node-body blog-body">The Taiwanese government is pushing scooters with cleaner-burning engines that sell for as little as NT$50,000 ($1,659), and a small number of electric scooters can be had for similar money after government subsidies are factored in.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/taiwanese-market-car-vs-scooter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/taiwanese-market-car-vs-scooter#comments Blog Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Taiwan Suppliers Charging Component Electric Vehicles Emissions Product Development Tariffs battery Chroma ATE e-scooters electric scooters EV Taiwan EVT Kuan Mei Plastic motor motorcycles scooters taxi cabs Tesla Model S Tesla Roadster Road Ahead Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:04:00 +0000 995361 at http://wardsauto.com Colombia Ready With Program to Prop Up Auto Sector http://wardsauto.com/politics/colombia-ready-program-prop-auto-sector <div class="field-byline"> James Bargent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The primary objective of the scheme is to help the domestic industry recover market share from inexpensive imports, notably by slashing tariffs on parts and materials imported for vehicle assembly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/colombia-ready-program-prop-auto-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/colombia-ready-program-prop-auto-sector#comments Public Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Suppliers South America Colombia Auto Makers Suppliers Component Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:53:00 +0000 995431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Four automakers account for 99% of local vehicle production.</strong></p> Taiwan Keeps Plugging In EV Market http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/taiwan-keeps-plugging-ev-market <div class="node-body article-body">Without homegrown automakers that compete on a world stage, how can a nation barely larger than Rhode Island become a world leader in a sector that is struggling to gain a foothold in other mature vehicle markets, such as the U.S.?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/taiwan-keeps-plugging-ev-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/taiwan-keeps-plugging-ev-market#comments Public Politics Asia Pacific Suppliers Vehicles & Technology China South Korea Taiwan BMW Tesla Charging Electric Vehicles Global Sources Tariffs Trade Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement electric buses EV Taiwan Fukuta scooters Taipei TAITRA Taiwan External Trade Development Council Taiwan Metal Industries Research & Development Centre World Trade Organization Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:30:00 +0000 994451 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Taiwanese company Ecolumen International displays concept at EV Taiwan show this week.</strong></p> EV Taiwan Show 2014 http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ev-taiwan-show-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The EV Taiwan show is being held this week in Taipei, along with three other automotive conferences. Taiwan has 150 companies dedicated to the EV sector manufacturing components such as electric motors, batteries and controls.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ev-taiwan-show-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ev-taiwan-show-2014#comments Public Politics Asia Pacific Suppliers Vehicles & Technology China South Korea Taiwan BMW Tesla Charging Component Electric Vehicles Tariffs Trade Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:29:00 +0000 994461 at http://wardsauto.com Venezuela President Plays With Fire as Auto Sales Plunge http://wardsauto.com/blog/venezuela-president-plays-fire-auto-sales-plunge <div class="node-body blog-body">New-vehicle deliveries tumbled 87% in January and 89.9% in February, marking the lowest level since 2003 when the country was ensnarled in a nationwide strike against Chavez.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/venezuela-president-plays-fire-auto-sales-plunge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/venezuela-president-plays-fire-auto-sales-plunge#comments Blog Politics Auto Makers South America Venezuela Chrysler Ford General Motors Toyota Capacity Utilization Globalization Laws/Law Enforcement Sales Results Tariffs Vehicle Assembly Nicholas Maduro Final Inspection Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 992121 at http://wardsauto.com