Trump Hits Brakes on Foreign Auto Tariffs

The Trump Administration is weighing whether to impose high tariffs on vehicles and parts made in foreign countries on the grounds that those products hurt the U.S. economy and therefore are a national security threat.

But the plan is receiving push back from automakers, economists and even members of the Trump Administration itself.

Automotive analyst Paul Eisenstein, publisher of, tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter the proposal appears to be collapsing.


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About the Author

Quinn Klinefelter

Senior News Editor

I grab news in the morning, check the papers and the wires, call sources and take a big gulp of coffee. That’s how I start the day.  

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