Tariffs http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53325/more en 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> Automakers Say Russian Tax Hike Would Add to Pain http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-say-russian-tax-hike-would-add-pain <div class="node-body article-body">While the tax increase also would apply to importers, the government no longer can afford to raise subsidies for Russian automakers and global manufacturers operating locally at the same rate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-say-russian-tax-hike-would-add-pain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/automakers-say-russian-tax-hike-would-add-pain#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Unspecified Companies Globalization Sales Results Tariffs Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) Tue, 26 May 2015 09:55:00 +0000 1285331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Subsidies for Ford JV unlikely to fully compensate for higher tax.</strong></p> Hyundai Standing Pat With Winning Hand in India http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-standing-pat-winning-hand-india <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai is balking at building a third plant because it currently has more than enough production capacity in India, allowing it to circumvent tariffs ranging from 80% to 135% on imported cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-standing-pat-winning-hand-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-standing-pat-winning-hand-india#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Asia Pacific India South Korea Hyundai Capacity Utilization Sales Results Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Tue, 26 May 2015 09:12:00 +0000 1286031 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker meets local demand for i20 by shifting export builds out of Korea.</strong></p> Enhanced Mexico Trade Piques EU Automakers’ Interest http://wardsauto.com/politics/enhanced-mexico-trade-piques-eu-automakers-interest <div class="field-byline"> Carmen Paun </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the value of European car exports to Mexico reaching €1.3 billion ($1.4 billion) in 2014, EU automakers are assessing how exports could be increased following a trade-deal upgrade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/enhanced-mexico-trade-piques-eu-automakers-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/enhanced-mexico-trade-piques-eu-automakers-interest#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Europe North America Europe - Regional Mexico Audi BMW Mercedes Sales & Marketing European Commission Globalization Production Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 21 May 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1283641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Yucatan dealership among more than 20 Mercedes outlets in Mexico.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>