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US admin working on how to build more cars in America: Trump

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

US today said that his administration is working on how to build more cars in the country.

His comments came during a meeting with a group of top automakers at the

"We're working on how to build more cars in the United States," Trump said.

"We are going to be talking about environmental control, CAFE standards and manufacturing millions of new cars within the United States," he said.

CAFE stands for Corporate Average Fuel

Among those present at the meeting were Mitchell Bainwol, and CEO, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers; Mary Barra, chairman and CEO, General Motors Company; Scott Becker, senior vice president, Nissan Motor Co; John Bozzella, and CEO, Global Automakers; Bob Carter, North America, Toyota; and Dietmar Exler, president and of USA Mercedes-Benz.

James Hackett, president and CEO, Ford; Bernhard Kuhnt, of North America, BMW; Sergio Marchionne, chairman & CEO, Fiat Automobiles; Rick Schostek, of North America, Honda; Brian Smith, and Hinrich Woebcken, CEO of North America, were also present at the meeting.

"These are the biggest in the world and we are going to be talking to them and we want them to build more cars in the Also build them here and ship them overseas. Do a reverse act," Trump added.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 00:30 IST