Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Rhiannon Bury — Ford cancels plans for Mexican plant as Trump blasts General Motors

Global car giant Ford has cancelled plans to build a new $1.6bn plant in Mexico and will instead invest $700m in a Michigan manufacturing base, just hours after president elect Donald Trump blasted rival General Motors for building some of its cars south of the border.
Mr Trump had used Ford as a whipping boy during his presidential campaign, suggesting that it was moving manufacturing jobs to Mexico which should have been for US workers and vowed to slap a 35pc tariff on Ford vehicles made in Mexico but sold in the US....

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