'Fast-Track' Trade Proposal Splits Foreign, US Auto Cos.

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 8:24 PM EST) -- Toyota Motor Corp. and other foreign automakers on Monday commended a bill that would grant “fast-track” trade authority to the president, taking a stance different from that of U.S. car companies, which want more in the proposal to combat foreign currency manipulation.

Global Automakers, an industry group that represents a number of foreign auto companies that sell cars in the U.S. — including Toyota, Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and Subaru Co. Ltd. — said in a statement Monday that it supported the “swift passage” of legislation...
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