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NAFTA Redo Could Lead to Tariffs on U.S.-Built Cars

A Dodge Durango or a Chevrolet Impala — domestic vehicles assembled by American workers in Detroit — could be hit with import tariffs as President Donald Trump’s administration opens new negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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What's the Best Kind of Deal for Fiat Chrysler?

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles seems more likely to be broken up than sold to a Chinese company—and even a breakup is no sure bet. The American-Italian car maker’s shares surged 8.5% Monday in New York on an unconfirmed report in Automotive News, a Detroit-based trade paper, that it had rebuffed a bid from an unnamed Chinese peer.
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Are We Coping with Falling Used-Car Prices? Depends Whom You Ask

Used-vehicle prices are softening under a relentless increase in supply, largely fueled by more off-lease vehicles. But analysts for Manheim and ADESA say that the wholesale used-car market has held up quite well, thank you, despite that pricing pressure. Try telling that to Hertz or Avis Budget.
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Chairman's Message

Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz once said, “Life is 10% what happens and 90% how you respond.”   While we at ATAE cannot always control what may happen in the states across this nation, we can certainly help in how you - the ATAE - responds.   Jennifer, Jill and a cadre of fine association execs within NADA stand ready and willing to help all ATAEs in responding to the events, trends and situations that impact our lives, and the lives of our dealer members, on a daily basis.   Additionally, both Jennifer and Jill do a yeoman's effort in proactively planning, implementing and conducting the day to day work of ATAE.  We are pleased to have them on our team and thankful to be part of ATAE.

Thanks,
Bob Glaser
2017 ATAE chairman