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New cars sit in a lot at the Port of Richmond in California last year. The Trump administration on Friday announced a six-month delay in setting new tariffs on auto imports. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Delays Auto Tariffs For 6 Months

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New cars sit in a lot at the Auto Warehousing Co. near the Port of Richmond in Caliornia last year. President Trump has threatened to impose heavy tariffs on auto imports, but the White House has not announced a decision. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Trucks wait to enter the United States at the border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, in 2017. More than $1.6 billion in goods flow across the border each day. Jorge Duenes/Reuters hide caption

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How Closing The Border Would Affect U.S. Economy, From Avocados To Autos

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Most American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market, although they disagree on how soon. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?

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Even after massively increasing production of the Model 3, Tesla still hasn't managed to offer the car at its touted price of $35,000. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Tesla's Challenge: Leaving Behind The Lap Of Luxury

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People at the Ford display at the Essen Motor Show fair in Essen, Germany, in December 2017. The automaker has announced it will be cutting some jobs in Europe to reduce costs. Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Don Skidmore stands in front of a sign for United Auto Workers Local 735, the union chapter he represented as president when he was a General Motors employee. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Life After GM: A Family Upended By Auto Plant Closure Took Divergent Paths

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Kevin Scott, a South Dakota farmer and secretary of the American Soybean Association, welcomed the deal to replace NAFTA because it preserved the market access established under the previous agreement. Courtesy of Jannell Scott hide caption

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From The Front Lines Of NAFTA, More Relief Than Rejoicing

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Engineers track progress of construction at a Toyota plant in Kentucky in 1986. It was one of several factories built in the 1980s by Japanese automakers in the U.S. as a result of voluntary limits on Japanese auto exports. AP hide caption

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Can A Reagan-Era Policy Offer An Alternative To Tariffs?

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Jeep Wranglers are displayed at a Manhattan Fiat Chrysler dealership. The automaker's latest quarterly earnings announcement comes at a time of deep uncertainty for the company. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Fiat Chrysler's New CEO Faces Twin Challenges: China And Tariffs

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New cars and cargo containers are shown in a staging area, on April 6, 2018, at the Port of Tacoma in Wash. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump ordered the Commerce secretary to look into whether tariffs are needed on vehicles and auto parts imported to the U.S. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Customers look at Tesla cars at a showroom in Hangzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province on April 4. The cut in Chinese auto import tariffs could help Tesla, which has been looking to break into the Chinese market. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mary Buchzeiger, CEO of Lucerne International, says President Trump's proposed tariffs on imports could destroy her Michigan-based company, which supplies automakers with parts mostly made in China. This week, she presented her case for an exemption from the tariffs at the International Trade Commission building in Washington, D.C. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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Small Business Owner Fears U.S.-China Trade War Will Destroy Her Company

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