Trump Targets German Trade, and the South Grimaces

By ALAN BLINDER and RICHARD FAUSSET May 31, 2017 GREER, S.C. — No matter that this small Southern city sits squarely in the middle of Trump country: The president, with his criticism of German trade policy, was setting off alarm bells in the mind of Mayor Richard W....

Wheels: Shortage of Auto Mechanics Has Dealerships Taking Action

Car companies have had to create special training and hiring programs to meet the need, and the jobs that are available can pay handsomely.

China’s Taxes on Imported Cars Feed Trade Tensions With U.S.

By KEITH BRADSHER March 20, 2017 BEIJING — A Jeep Wrangler can cost $30,000 more in China than in the United States — and the reasons illustrate a growing point of tension between the two countries. Manufactured in Toledo, Ohio, the Wrangler is a descendant of the...