Saturday, August 11, 2018

Where cars are built has changed a LOT in the past 50 years... the traditionally located factories have become too expensive it seems, I suppose it's cheaper long term to find non-union workers, and lower tax rate countries

The Ford Eco-Sport was built in India. Well, making a car in India, and selling it in the USA is a pretty strange thing.

The Porsche Cayenne is built in Slovakia, and so is the Audi Q8

The Cadillac Hybrid CT6 is built in China

The Toyota CH R is built in Turkey

Jaguar, the car of England, ran out of production ability and so outsourced the build of the E-Pace and I-Pace to Magna Steyr in Austria

Mercedes Benz GLC class of crossovers are built in Finland


  1. Ford Transit Connect minivan is made in Turkey, complete with seats , carpet etc
    then shipped here and all the interior is stripped out tossed in the trash, and sold as a cargo/work van.
    Ford and GM closed their plants in Atlanta, Ford built a new factory in south america.

    Mercedes, Hyundia, BMW etc, all built factories in the south east US in the last few years.

  2. My Honda was built in Alabama.