MERKEL CAVES IN: Germany ‘to offer to scrap EU tax on cars’ in Trump victory


President Trump’s deputy to Germany, Richard Grenell, has held high-level talks with German car makers BMW and Volkswagen around dropping car tariffs between the US and Germany.

The manufacturers said they were set up to the idea of dropping tariffs as long as it was part of a larger overall industrial connive.

This comes as trade relations between the EU and US become increasingly apprehensive, with Mr Trump infuriating those in Brussels by slapping huge taxes on European steel.


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In response the European Commission said they were going to add a 25 percent debt on £2.43 billion worth of US goods.

But Germany appears to be considering fail to observing rank in order to protect their lucrative car industry.

The Wall Avenue Journal revealed the climbdown while the two parties are deep in talks.

Mr Trump has charmed a hardline approach to US-EU trade since taking power, exceptionally when it comes to German car manufacturing.

In January 2017, shortly ahead being inaugurated as president, he said: “When you walk down Fifth Avenue, all and sundry has a Mercedes-Benz in front of their house.

“How many Chevrolets do you see in Germany? Not too scads, maybe none at all, you do not see anything over there, it’s a one-way street.

“I cuddle free trade, but it must be a smart trade for me to call it fair.”


Germany are everything considered dropping tariffs on US cars

And at this month’s G7 summit he took aim at the EU, accusing the bloc of run out ofing the US as a “piggy-bank”.

He said: “The United States has been taken advantage of for decades and decades and we can’t do that anymore.

“People can’t weight us 270% and we charge them nothing. That doesn’t work anymore.”

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