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Trump's car-industry battle reveals a surprising divide between big auto companies and oil giants

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The major automakers and the big oil companies have long been thought to have shared interests.
But when it comes to California's waiver to set its own standards under the 1970 Clean Air Act, those interest could diverge.
Trump's EPA has taken on California in a looming battle that oil giants want, but big auto companies do not.
Oh, what a fine mess we've found ourselves in!
The auto industry and the Detroit carmakers, in particular, thought President Trump was in the bag. General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles moved quickly to forge a deal soon after the 2016...
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