NAFTA
Government, Business

Freight Shippers Express Support for NAFTA's Trucking Provision

Trucks at the U.S.-Mexico border at Otay Mesa Trucks at the U.S.-Mexico border at Otay Mesa. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

A broad-based coalition of freight shippers is pushing back against a U.S. proposal that would place more restrictions on Mexican trucking companies as part of a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement.

Daniel P. Bearth | Transport Topics Senior Features Writer
November 16, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

NAFTA Bickering Begins Again

David Kawai/Bloomberg News

NAFTA talks are set to pick up Nov. 15 for round five where they left off a month ago: with tension and animosity in the air.

Josh Wingrove Eric Martin and Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
November 15, 2017
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Trade Expert: Mexican Truck Ban Wouldn’t Have Much Impact

David Maung/Bloomberg News

A possible ban on long haul trucks from Mexico under a renegotiated North American Free Trade agreement won’t have much impact, according to a trade expert in New Mexico

Angela Kocherga | Albuquerque (N.M.) Journal
November 13, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

US Proposes Freezing Mexican Trucks Out of New NAFTA

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

The U.S. has proposed another difficult change to the North American Free Trade Agreement that could eventually prevent long-haul Mexican truckers from operating in the country, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Greg Quinn Josh Wingrove and Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
November 9, 2017
Editorial

Editorial: A Call to Arms for Trucking

There’s no shortage of issues that will shape the future of trucking.

Transport Topics
October 26, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Even a NAFTA Collapse Won’t Keep Companies From Moving to Mexico

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

It wasn’t supposed to be like this, but the folks who help U.S. companies set up production in Mexico say they’re having a solid year.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 24, 2017
Business, Technology

MCE Panel Lays Out Trucking’s Triumphs, Challenges

MCE panel discussion on driver shortage, NAFTA, storm response The session panelists speak at MCE 2017. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ORLANDO, Fla. — The North American Free Trade Agreement needs updating, but the process appears frozen in adversarial positions, even as truckload freight has grown 4% over the past five month, panelists here said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 23, 2017
Editorial

Editorial: NAFTA: There’s No Going Back

One thing was clear after the latest round of talks aimed at renegotiating terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement ended in Washington, D.C., last week. We aren’t very close to a new deal on NAFTA.

Transport Topics
October 19, 2017
Government, Business

As NAFTA Talks Stall, Trade Concerns Grow

NAFTA negotiators at a press conference Villarreal (left) speaks while Freeland (center) listens during a press conference on NAFTA negotiations. (David Kawai/Bloomberg News)

Talks aimed at renegotiating terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement appear to be stalled over demands from the United States that would, among other things, require a higher percentage of car parts to be sourced in the U.S.

Daniel P. Bearth | Transport Topics Senior Features Writer
October 19, 2017
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

How Trump Getting His Way on NAFTA Would Reshape the Auto Sector

A robot moves a Ford Motor Co. F150 truck on the production line at the company's Dearborn Truck Assembly facility in Dearborn, Mich. Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News

Mexico, Canada and the U.S. are at loggerheads after the latest round of NAFTA negotiations, with America’s neighbors rejecting hard-line proposals by the Trump administration that risk throwing automotive trade on the continent into disarray.

David Welch and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2017

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