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Old Today, 08:01 AM
 
Location: San Ramon, Seattle, Anchorage, Reykjavik
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Rumor mill is that Honda will be moving those jobs to the US.
According to what Honda stated last week, they are moving that manufacturing back to Japan. It is driven by a combination of a softening overall market in Europe, union issues, Brexit, and build quality.
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Old Today, 08:19 AM
 
Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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and remember it is owned by an Indian conglomerate (just like Jaguar). Brits don't even own LR or Jag

Or MINI(BMW), Rolls Royce(BMW), or Bentley(VW)
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Old Today, 08:49 AM
 
Location: Central Mass
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Or MINI(BMW), Rolls Royce(BMW), or Bentley(VW)
Or MG, Or Lotus, or just about anyone else.

McLaren is still English
Aston Martin is English again
TVR is English again
Morgan is English
Caterham is English
Ariel is English

Combined, they build less than 20,00 cars a year Over half are McLarens (10k), and over half of what's left are Astons (5.5k)
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Old Today, 04:15 PM
 
Location: Lee County, NC
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In other news, Ford is closing down its heavy truck operations in Brazil.

Ford Shuts Heavy Truck Plant in Brazil in $11 Billion Restructuring | Fortune

According to the Fortune story, GM might not be far behind them with shuttering South American plants.
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Old Today, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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and remember it is owned by an Indian conglomerate (just like Jaguar). Brits don't even own LR or Jag
And before that it was owned by Ford. And before Ford it was owned by BMW.
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