Tag: President Donald Trump

Logistics, Process

Many U.S. farmers fume at Washington, not Trump, over biofuel, trade policies

September 10, 2019

Via: Reuters

Many farmers are angry, and some are directing their anger not at the Republican president, but at Washington’s bureaucracy. Trump has faced backlash from agricultural groups, ethanol producers and Midwestern politicians upset that his trade war with China has slashed […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Toyota Says Trump Sent Message Carmaker ‘Not Welcomed’

May 20, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Toyota Motor Corp. rebuked President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars threaten U.S. national security, signaling contentious talks are ahead for the White House and America’s key trading partners. In an unusually strong-worded statement, Japan’s largest automaker said Trump’s proclamation […]

Logistics, Process

Could auto tariff threat be a turning point?

February 12, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — Not many issues galvanize every segment of the auto industry, from domestic producers and import brands to suppliers, unions, shippers and dealers. But give President Donald Trump credit for achieving things others wouldn’t even try. In his zeal […]


U.S. Steel wins tax breaks from one of America’s poorest cities

February 8, 2019

Via: Reuters

When the firm started losing business to cheap Asian imports in the 1970s, waves of layoffs followed as Gary became a haven of blight, crime and lost population. Last year, the city harbored hopes for a revival after President Donald […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW CEO Tells Trump Ford May Factor in Plans for US Expansion

December 5, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Volkswagen AG, trying to win over German car-bashing President Donald Trump at the White House, dangled ideas to expand U.S. auto production and said it may tap Ford Motor Co. to help build its cars in America. Chief Executive Officer […]


Manufacturers Liken Impact of Tariffs to Obama-Era Regulations

September 26, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Tariffs are beginning to offset some of the positive impacts that American manufacturers have enjoyed since President Donald Trump started rolling back regulations, according to Jay Timmons, president of the National Association of Manufactures. “If you look back a couple […]