Current administration puts a halt on tariffs

The tump administration has put a temporary halt on proposed tariffs on cars and auto parts from the European Union. Trump had given himself a November deadline to decide on whether to place levies on these products. The EU threatened to retaliate with their own set of tariffs on $39 billion worth of American goods if the administration followed through with their plans. U.S. tariffs on European cars and auto parts would mark a significant escalation of trans-Atlantic tensions because the value of EU automotive exports to the American market is about 10 times greater than that of the bloc’s steel and aluminum exports combined.

In other auto-related stories, the Chicago Tribune put out a list recently of the best microfiber cloths to clean your car with. Car maintenance is important, especially with winter finally here to stay. Salt from the roads can get on the exterior of your car and wreak havoc on your paint job if not taken care of properly. The type of cloth is important as well as some can be a bit too rough for wiping your car.

We offer plenty of auto services to help keep your car in tip-top shape, visit Chicago Autohaus.

Trump expected to delay tariffs on imported European vehicles

The Trump administration may punt on a decision on whether to slap tariffs on European automobiles as efforts of German automakers to highlight their new investments have helped in the talks, people familiar with the White House deliberations said.

In May, President Donald Trump gave himself a deadline of mid-November to decide whether to impose levies on cars and auto parts from the European Union. The EU threatened to retaliate with tariffs on $39 billion of American goods if the president carried out his threat.

U.S. tariffs on European cars and auto parts would mark a significant escalation of trans-Atlantic tensions because the value of EU automotive exports to the American market is about 10 times greater than that of the bloc’s steel and aluminum exports combined. Read more

Summary: The Trump administration has temporarily put a halt on proposed tariffs on imported cars from the EU. The president had given himself a deadline of November to decide whether to place levies on automobiles and parts from the European Union. The EU threatened retaliation if the president carried out his plan.

The best microfiber towel for cars

If you’re looking to have your car sparkling inside and out, you need the right tools. Microfiber towels for cars are an investment to keep your ride looking its best, even if it requires some elbow grease.

Microfiber towels have a unique fiber blend of soft absorbent materials that attract dust and moisture, making them an essential cleaning accessory for car buffs. They handle virtually any task, including waxing and polishing. And because microfiber towels are scratch- and streak-free, your car will always rock a showroom-ready finish.

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Summary: The Chicago Tribune has put together a list of the best towels to use when cleaning your car. Car maintenance is important, especially moving into the winter months when there will be salt on the roads that gets onto the paint of your exterior. Microfiber towels are the best to use when wiping down the exterior because of their fiber blend that attracts dust and moisture.

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