European car companies dealing with extra costs

Since Donald Trump has become the new U.S. president he has been vowing to turn American trade policy toward a more protectionist stance. That includes imposing a 35 percent tariff on imported cars, could have far-reaching consequences for European automakers.

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European auto executives who gathered here last week for the annual Geneva auto show have found themselves having to deal unexpectedly with trade issues in markets, including Britain and the United States, that just a year ago seemed steady. Many European automakers produce and even export cars from the United States and Mexico, having based their investments on the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump has assailed.

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