President Trump has directed the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to investigate whether imported automobiles and auto parts pose a threat to America’s national security.
President Trump directed the U.S. government to impose 25% tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports.
SEMA cautioned President Trump and the U.S. Congress that tariffs imposed by the U.S. government are harming American companies, workers and consumers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 19, 2018) – The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) cautioned President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress that tariffs imposed by the U.S. government are harming American companies, workers, and consumers. SEMA member companies are now grappling with higher-priced steel and aluminum because of global tariffs. The U.S. government has also initiated questionable tariffs on Chinese products, and retaliatory tariffs levied by China and many American allies are in the works. Beyond that, the U.S. government is now threatening tariffs of up to 25% on imported automobiles and auto parts.
Several bills introduced in Minnesota in 2018 failed to be approved by the legislature prior to the adjournment of the session.
A bill to allow for the registration of a “military surplus vehicle” as a “historic vehicle” has been introduced and referred to the Senate Transportation Committee.
A bill to extend the length of the motor-vehicle emissions inspection cycle for ’82-and-newer model years from every two years to every four years died as the legislature adjourned.
Several bills introduced in Hawaii in 2018 failed to pass both houses of the legislature prior to the adjournment of the session.
Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated this year on July 13.