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It would be nice if the cars made here were owned by American companies. It's an easy way of getting around paying the import tariff.
I googled my 2012 F150 and found that it has 75% American parts and was "built in Michigan. It finished a close second to the Camery in AMI according to google. ByUSAgain you suck.
Also a $25000 car cost no where near $20 to build. With rebates and discounts most $25000 cars can bought for close to $20,000. On average there is about a 40 % mark up on cars and the higher the price the more the profit margin. EXAMPLE : A $40,000 truck can be purchased for about $32,000 any day of the week. The profit margin going back to other countries is much much greater than $2000 on a $25000 car..Be realistic in your defence of foreign companys
The net profit to be made on that vehicle is about $5k. A nice chunk gets divided by the dealership and salesperson leaving about $2k to go back to the country that owns the company. That means that of $23k of the money spent to build and sell that vehicle got pumped directly into the US economy.
Now, take the ford Fusion at $25k. Built in Mexico and comprised of only 22% American parts and materials. The US economy gets about $10k from that vehicle sale with $15k going to foreign parts, materials and labor. You tell us which vehicle is best for our economy.
Who owns that company matters not. There are many imports to choose from that profit the US much more than many domestic models. Many bloggers here do not want to accept that this is a fact because that makes them hypocrites for condemning those import purchasers for so long. Ouch!!