By on March 15, 2021

Lobbyists are reportedly seeking to soften the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) now that there are some new faces in the White House. Signed in 2018, revised in 2019, and effective since 2020, the USMCA sought to restore North America’s manufacturing base with new content requirements and place the United States in a more favorable position than it held under the North American Free Trade Agreement. But industry groups are now claiming that interpretations from government agencies are gumming up the works, and accusing the U.S. of having a different interpretation from what the other nations had originally agreed upon.

“[The USCMA interpretation makes] meeting the … content provisions that much more difficult for everyone to achieve,” stated David Adams, president of Global Automakers of Canada.  (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • 28-Cars-Later: Chip shortage, but yes let’s put in an LED screen instead of a dash pod.
  • FreedMike: IIHS is high. No way they’re correct about this.
  • Lou_BC: I just turn mine down very low in summer time. My furnace might go a few months without firing up.
  • Matt Posky: I have been reading about the rule change that resulted in a slew of new tickets being launched. Expect...
  • Lou_BC: I see people express interest but that goes with a few other questions; what’s it cost compared to a...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber