Among the auto-related issues that remain unresolved in
“It’s likely to come up, and it should because I think that’s how
Other candidates are likely to try to follow Ryan’s lead in spotlighting auto-related issues in
“The candidates are certain to be asked about the auto industry in specific and durable goods manufacturing in general because obviously
“For Democratic candidates looking to pull votes in
What auto interests seek
Auto industry groups are interested in the
The automakers’ primary focus will be on how the candidates’ proposals will affect the overall vitality of the auto sector, said
“Automakers, along with their suppliers and dealers, generate billions of dollars for the US economy and employ tens of thousands of skilled workers in all 50 states,” Bergquist said. … We hope that the candidates recognize the impact of the auto industry on the
Automakers and suppliers are concerned about the views of candidates on trade, currency exchange, fuel economy, greenhouse gas rules and technology policies, said
“They’ll be interested in knowing the candidates’ economic plans — specifically as they relate to
Another interested group is the
The union didn’t respond to a request for comment.
One hot-button issue that could arise again in the
Trump initially attacked
Ryan, who represents the district with the
“And his administration just in the last two years, we lost 4,000 jobs out of the
For Ryan, the issue is personal.
“I’ve had family members that have had to unbolt a machine from the factory floor, put it in a box, and ship it to
The Trump administration has pressured
Former Vice President
Other Democratic presidential hopefuls, especially Sanders, have attacked Trump’s proposed
The agreement, now before
It contains provisions to protect up to 2.6 million cars and $32.4 billion worth of parts imported from
The Trump administration announced last year its intention to ease stringent gas-mileage rules that would have required fleets averaging nearly 55 miles per gallon by 2025. The administration proposed a freeze to keep the automakers to an average fleetwide fuel economy of 39 miles per gallon from next year through 2026.
In a high-profile rebuke of the Trump administration, four of the nation’s biggest carmakers reached an agreement on gas mileage rules with
The deal, negotiated directly between the
Environmentalists are hoping the Democratic hopefuls promise to reinstate stringent gas mileage rules for all automakers, said
“With transportation being the leading source of carbon pollution, the continued transition to cleaner vehicles is not merely an obligation but a huge opportunity for
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