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Auto Tarifs Would Do More Harm Than Good
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Slapping stiff import duties on imported cars and light trucks would almost certainly set off a trade war handicapping U.S. automakers. Yet the Administration is reportedly considering such action — in the name of national security.
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Auto Tarifs Would Do More Harm Than Good

Slapping stiff import duties on imported cars and light trucks would almost certainly set off a trade war handicapping U.S. automakers. Yet President Donald Trump reportedly is considering such action — in the name of national security.

Perhaps the president thinks tariffs would help American vehicle manufacturers avoid closing more plants. General Motors has plans to close five major facilities in this country and Canada, and to lay off 15 percent of the firm’s salaried employees.

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