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Auto industry cries foul as Trump moves toward car tariffs

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The Trump Tariff has nothing to do with U.S. national security and, if implemented, it will hurt the U.S. more than it will hurt Japan or any other country. Contrary to what Trump, who has very little knowledge about anything, said trade wars are not winable.

Unfortunately, the clueless dangerous embarrassment know as Donald J. Trump is a threat to U.S. national security and world trade, just to satisfy his inferiority complex and oversized ego.

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Nothing is set in stone is it? 

If the tariffs on imported parts prove to be troublesome for auto plants in the US then of course they can be adjusted downward for upwards, as the case may be. To produce a car in the US, with US workers, using locally sourced parts is part of Trump’s promise to aid the ordinary working class American.

American consumers will buy the cheaper locally made car and not the import.

That makes sense to me.......

When you would have the slightest clue about the industry, which you obviously don't, you would know that US industries use essential foreign parts which can't be sourced domestically. The US lacks the manufacturing grid and educated and skilled workers to make them and it takes years to set that up.

Affluent compatriots will continue to buy foreign premium cars as even a 50% tariff rise doesn't bother them. Realise that 90% of the American premium cars market is Made in Germany of made in German plants in the US.

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Nothing is set in stone is it?

If the tariffs on imported parts prove to be troublesome for auto plants in the US then of course they can be adjusted downward for upwards, as the case may be. To produce a car in the US, with US workers, using locally sourced parts is part of Trump’s promise to aid the ordinary working class American.

American consumers will buy the cheaper locally made car and not the import.

That makes sense to me.......

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