In an attempt to protect vehicles made by American autoworkers, the Trump Administration has directed various agencies to explore ways to use laws to require vehicles made overseas to undergo strict emissions testing and other reviews.
The price of imported vehicles may increase due of this action, and all automakers – U.S. and foreign – may move more of their vehicle production to the United States.
“The issue is complicated because auto manufacturing has become a global enterprise and many foreign companies already have factories in the U.S. including BMW, Daimler, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Toyota, and Volkswagen. Toyota’s biggest assembly plant globally is in Georgetown, KY., where the Avalon, Camry, and Lexus ES 350 are produced.”
Read the article at Fortune.