Did Trump cause Ford to cancel $1.6bn Mexico plant?



Car manufacturer Ford seemed to bow to pressure from Donald Trump last night to make cars in the United States.
In what the New York Times called a "stunning reversal", the company cancelled a planned $1.6bn (£1.3bn) plant in Mexico and announced it will invest $700m (£571m) in its factory in Flat Rock, Michigan, instead.
The proposal, which will create around 700 jobs, was greeted with jubilation by workers at the plant. However, it is not all it seems. Although jobs are being created in the US, Ford is still shifting production of its Ford Focus saloon south of the US border.... read more

 
4 January 2017 in Auto, Views: 48
Source: The Week
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