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Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China
Associated Press ^ | Apr 19, 2014 1:37 PM EDT

Posted on 04/19/2014 3:07:36 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors.

The automakers said they will expand their joint venture with China’s Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. Ltd., and increase the portfolio of Jeeps, which are currently imported to China.

Production is expected to start in late 2015 in Guangzhou, the companies said in a statement, adding that they are considering a Jeep model “uniquely designed for China.” …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Travel
KEYWORDS: china; chrysler; fiat; guangzhou; jeep

1 posted on 04/19/2014 3:07:36 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

America currently runs a 440 billion to 122 billion trade deficit with China.

That is a MASSIVE trade deficit.

Why are we exporting yet more manufacturing to China?


2 posted on 04/19/2014 3:10:15 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Olog-hai

Well, I’m certainly not buying them.


3 posted on 04/19/2014 3:12:50 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Olog-hai

But...
But...
This simply cannot be!
The TV told me that Romney was lying when he said that Jeep would build a plant in China to build Jeeps.

My TV wouldn’t lie to me, would it??


4 posted on 04/19/2014 3:26:54 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Olog-hai

5 posted on 04/19/2014 3:40:49 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be," -Epitap)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Wait...weren’t we told that they would make what they make best, and we would make what we make best?

Even Bob Dylan told me that earnest Black people in Detroit will build the cars.

Could it be...it’s all a lie?


6 posted on 04/19/2014 3:51:16 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Unions epa i could go on


7 posted on 04/19/2014 3:51:55 PM PDT by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: tcrlaf

We all know they took the bailout money to build that factory in China.

But hey, they probably borrowed the money from China, so fair’s fair, right?


8 posted on 04/19/2014 3:52:28 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: TBP

You probably won’t get a chance. the jeeps built in China will be built for the asian market, not here. But stick to your guns, nonetheless.

CC


9 posted on 04/19/2014 3:53:27 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Olog-hai

10 posted on 04/19/2014 3:55:15 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: tcrlaf
Actually, the TV reported that the editor of Politifact said it was a lie. I'm sure she is not just your average political leftist hack and will personally call Gov. Romney to profusely apologize and immediately set to write a retraction and call the networks to schedule a news conference. /sarc
11 posted on 04/19/2014 3:57:00 PM PDT by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: tcrlaf
My TV wouldn’t lie to me, would it??

This must be bogus. Why, Politico called this story, "The Lie of the Year" so it can't be true, can it? I mean, if you can't trust Politico who can you trust?

/s

12 posted on 04/19/2014 3:59:17 PM PDT by Wingy
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To: TBP

I’ll keep my decrepit old oil bleeding Willys CJ5 and the CJ7 project one that I hope to get running one day when some of this medical stuff coming up and going on.

Got some weird stuff going on with a knee all week. Quacks X-rayed and drew blood and didn’t see anything objectionable. All week knee has been periodically stiff and painful. The brace and crutch helped as well as the horse pill anti-inflammatory stuff for a while but I am back to where I was a week ago.


13 posted on 04/19/2014 4:04:25 PM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: Olog-hai

Didn’t the Obama campaign the Obamamedia all call Romney a liar for saying that?


14 posted on 04/19/2014 4:07:05 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Wingy

“This must be bogus.”

It ain’’t me! Leave me outa this!


15 posted on 04/19/2014 4:10:50 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: wally_bert

If you can’t pivot on your knee then it’s probably the ACL getting weak/small tear.


16 posted on 04/19/2014 4:18:23 PM PDT by BipolarBob
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To: Olog-hai

Jeep Wranglers are perhaps the hottest selling vehicle today. Even used ones go for near new model prices. This would kill off the Jeep as it has many other products.


17 posted on 04/19/2014 4:18:24 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: BipolarBob

That is one suspect I will keep in mind when I go to the quack (actually a good doctor) on Monday. I am otherwise in pretty good shape. I’d like to be able to ride around in my 65 Jeep.


18 posted on 04/19/2014 4:34:29 PM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: Olog-hai
Oh, for Pete's sake.

It makes more sense to produce Jeeps for the Chinese in China rather than build them here and ship them there.

Now, if it turns out (doubtful) that they're building Jeeps in China for American consumption, you should really turn your ire on the American government rather than the people who are trying to make a profit.

19 posted on 04/19/2014 4:52:46 PM PDT by BfloGuy ( Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: BfloGuy

Don’t confuse them with the facts.


20 posted on 04/19/2014 4:59:57 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: CodeToad
J = Just

E = empty

E = every

P = Pocket

21 posted on 04/19/2014 5:00:45 PM PDT by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: SoothingDave

Well with all due respect,

Last year America sold something like 122 billion dollars worth of goods to China.

Last year China sold something like 440 billion dollars worth of goods to America.

We are completely selling out our own manufacturing.

Totally.


22 posted on 04/19/2014 5:04:56 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: wally_bert
MY '67 Kaiser CJ-5 is buried somewhere in the garage. It's taking a backseat to the '69 Baja right now.

Have you tried turmeric for your knee? It's a "natural" anti-inflamitory. Suggested by a Chinese doc, who said, "There is no arthritis in India."

23 posted on 04/19/2014 5:30:31 PM PDT by kitchen (Even the walls have ears.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

With all due respect, if Jeep made cars in Detroit and then shipped them to China, they would be too expensive to sell. They would be undersold as they are now, by other manufacturers making cars in China.

What would you do differently?

If you ran Jeep, would you refuse to set up plants in China and lose sales to others?


24 posted on 04/19/2014 5:57:08 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Cringing Negativism Network; TBP; Regulator; al baby; wally_bert; CodeToad

> announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market

To build in China Jeeps for the Chinese market.


25 posted on 04/19/2014 6:19:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: BfloGuy; SoothingDave; Celtic Conservative; nascarnation

:’)


26 posted on 04/19/2014 6:21:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: kitchen

I’ll look into that, thanks.

A 67? An F-Head 134 or one of those Dauntless V6s? Either is good in my book.

Love to see photos if you ever roll it out. Here is my old bucket in the snow sometime back.

http://tysonneil.smugmug.com/Cars/1968-Project-Willys-CJ5/i-Nhr2DwT/A


27 posted on 04/20/2014 3:36:19 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Well, I’m not buying Chrysler products as a result of this.


28 posted on 04/22/2014 3:20:31 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: BipolarBob

You are in the neighborhood I bet. I finally had an MRI and the quacks see some cartilage damage. I see a specialist in early May. Got to love that new 0-care with the delays.

I initially went to the local Doc In A Box that has done very well what times I went. Getting appointment with my regular quackette is almost impossible. Stays booked.


29 posted on 04/25/2014 11:51:01 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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