Semiconductor Crisis Update

Semiconductor Crisis Update

CAR researchers are monitoring the impact of the widespread semiconductor chip shortage, especially as it affects the global automotive industry. The shortage is expected to last through the year, and potentially until 2022. Here are CAR resources and a selection of...
A review of the Biden Administration trade agenda

A review of the Biden Administration trade agenda

The Biden Administration recently released the 2021 President’s Trade Agenda and 2020 Annual Report, which details the status of trade negotiations and current agreements, trade enforcement actions, and, importantly, the President’s vision for U.S. trade policy. Trade...

Chip crisis highlights need for industry collaboration

The semiconductor shortage impacting the automotive industry has left companies and countries scrambling for solutions. Chipmakers are working to increase manufacturing capacity, but building new manufacturing plants requires multibillion-dollar investments and at...
A review of the Biden Administration proposed labor policies

A review of the Biden Administration proposed labor policies

The Biden Administration’s policies on climate, the economy, racial equity, international relations, and trade all impact the auto industry. Workers’ and labor unions’ interests are central to nearly all of the President’s policies. Shortly after he was elected, Biden...