Oliver Sachgau and David Welch

Government, Business, Equipment

BMW, Mercedes-Benz Ensnared Again in US-China Trade War

Robots at BMW plant Robots weld car body components for vehicles at the BMW assembly plant in Greer, S.C. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

When China responded to President Donald Trump’s trade war with an extra 25% tariff on U.S.-made cars in mid-2018, the move cut the number of vehicles exported from America by half.

August 26, 2019