- Why German cars sold in Beijing are made in South Carolina . . .
Why German cars sold in Beijing are made in South Carolina By Doron Levin, contributor October 15, 2010: 11:54 AM ET FORTUNE -- Very few are pleased with the U S auto industry these days, but those few include the good people in and around Spartanburg County, near Greenville, South Carolina
- 10 German Vehicles NOT Actually Built in Germany . . .
Cars made in Germany should really be 19 times more expensive than the Made in China models, 12 times more expensive then the Made in Mexico medels, and 3 times more expensive than the BMWs made in South Carolina Multi-national corporations are an American invention that’s why most US manufacturing jobs were shipped overseas, sold not stolen
- Trump Reportedly Wants to Stop Germans From Selling So . . .
It is certainly true that Germany runs a big trade surplus with the world and with the United States (Last year, the U S trade deficit with Germany was nearly $65 billion ) But Trump can’t stop the German cars from coming in to the U S because, to a large degree, they’re already here
- Trump Attacks BMW and Mercedes, but Auto Industry Is a . . .
BMW has a plant in South Carolina that exports 70 percent of the vehicles made there, it says And Germans might not buy many Chevrolets, which are no longer sold in Germany, but they buy plenty of Opels, which, like Chevy, is owned by General Motors
- China turns trade screws on German cars – POLITICO
For German carmakers, whose electric vehicles are in relative infancy, the quota would have a serious effect on sales: Volkswagen, for example, was granted a license to build its first electric car factory on the Chinese soil only last week
- Trump: Too many German cars sold in the U. S.
He is quoted as telling European trade officials that Germany is selling too many cars in the United States, upsetting the balance of trade "The Germans are bad, very bad," Trump told EU officials in a closed-door meeting, according to a report in the German newspaper Der Spiegel "Look at the millions of cars that they sell in the U S Terrible
- German Car Brand Borgward Gets New Lease on Life With . . .
German Car Brand Gets New Lease on Life With Chinese Money Bloomberg News customers on tours to its birthplace in Germany No mention is made of the role of of the cars sold in China bear
- Are car makers the first victims of Trumps trade war?
Volvo, which was bought by Chinese company Geely in 2010, has only this week opened a new plant in Charleston, South Carolina, with the specific aim of avoiding tariffs on cars sold to the US market