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President Trump Threatened German Automakers With More Strict Fuel Economy Standards, Even Though He Can’t Do That

Image: Bradley Brownell The American President, one Donald J. Trump, has a knack for throwing a giant wrench in the works of the automotive industry with worldwide implications. He’s proposed huge import tariffs, crazy rollbacks of emissions standards, bonkers threats to remove GM’s electric car subsidies, and has said he wants to see German automakers …