US automakers see great opportunities in China | 2019-01-17

US automakers see great opportunities in China

17 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

DETROIT: US automakers saw great opportunities in Chinese market as the trade issue between China and the United States appears to be moving into a new, calmer phase, automotive executives have told Xinhua at the ongoing North American International Auto Show.

The good news is that both sides have agreed to "stand down, to not change tariffs, to work together," said Ford CEO Jim Hackett, reports Xinhua.

CEO for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Mike Manley was happy to hear a change in tone in the negotiations between China and the United States.

"Obviously I'm pleased they're going to enter a period where the discussions are going to start up again and we'll see what happens there," he said.


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