U.S. – China Automotive Partnership

Background and Motivation The automotive industry is a critical component of broader U.S. – China socio-economic, trade, and investment relations. Automobiles are one of the United States’ most important exports to China, ranking just behind aircraft and...

Meet the New NAFTA

There’s a new North American free trade agreement – the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement or USMCA – and automakers, suppliers, and policymakers are trying to digest the 1,800+ pages of text released by the U.S. Trade Representative on 30 September...



CAR’s mission is to conduct independent research and analysis to educate, inform and advise stakeholders, policy makers, and the general public on critical issues facing the automotive industry, and the industry’s impact on the U.S. economy and society.