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Canada 'ready to come to the table'

Canadian trade experts -- and one government official -- seem quite open to renegotiating NAFTA, possibly replacing it with a bilateral trade deal with the United States.

Hope and clenched teeth in Mexico

Election Day in the U.S. fell on the same day that the Mexican auto industry trotted out its monthly numbers on production, exports and sales, which again set records in October.

Europe makes a plea to keep trade open

BMW CEO Harald Kruger appealed to the incoming Trump administration to maintain free trade, not just because of BMW's new $1 billion Mexican factory but also to protect the automaker's plant in Spartanburg, S.C.

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Why would we not want to be No. 1?

Amid all the arguments, pro and con, about various trade deals, there were those who felt that the deals would raise the wages of the downtrodden around the world.

Mexican auto industry closely watching U.S. elections

The Mexican peso, which serves as a proxy for the nation's economic future, has jumped up and down for weeks as shifting polls show Hillary Clinton winning the race for the presidency or, conversely, Donald Trump closing the gap.

A Nano problem causes big trouble

Turmoil at Tata Group, the owner of Jaguar Land Rover, last week cast doubt on the future of Tata's auto group - although the two British brands were cited in press reports as moneymakers. Automotive problems seem to center on the Nano minicar, a pet project of Ratan Tata.

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