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​MEMA Staff Contacts:
 Ann Wilson and Catherine Boland

Take Action: Contact your members of Congress today and urge them to voice their opposition of potential tariffs on autos and auto parts to the administration.

Background

On May 23, the Commerce Department announced it is launching a Section 232 investigation on passenger vehicles and automotive parts and looking at “whether such imports are weakening our internal economy and may impair the national security.”

Status

On May 23, the Department of Commerce initiated the investigation to determine the effects on the national security of imports of automobiles and automotive parts.  You can view the Federal Register notice here (extension of comment period here). Once the investigation is initiated, Commerce has 270 days to issue its report on the investigation and recommendations to the President.  The President then has 90 days to determine whether he agrees with Commerce and impose any tariffs.

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