Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partners in weekly essays examining what's hot in Michigan business and politics – and what it all means. This week, Howes says the long-running auto boom that was supposed to end this year is doing anything but -- for consumers, anyway. But potential complications loom, courtesy of President Donald Trump’s potential tariffs on imported autos and proposed rollbacks in federal fuel-economy rules. All of it creates uncertainty – precisely what business seeks to avoid when making long-term investments and strategic decisions.

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