Here’s a look back at some moments between the auto industry and government officials.
Visiting the new president
In January, General Motors CEO Mary Barra, along with Ford’s Mark Fields and Fiat Chrysler’s Sergio Marchionne, visited the new president in the White House.
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The future of NAFTA has held the industry’s attention. In October, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center, takes a hard line with Canada’s Chrystia Freeland and Mexico’s Ildefonso Guajardo.
… and protests
Demonstrators in Mexico City on Aug. 16 march against NAFTA, frustrated that their country still struggles with poverty and slow economic growth.