Skip to comments.Ford says Lincoln MKC production will stay in Kentucky, not move to Mexico. (Debunk the lie)
Posted on 11/18/2016 10:39:44 AM PST by dynoman
DETROIT Ford Motor Co. had considered moving production of the Lincoln MKC to Mexico, but instead the compact premium crossover will remain at the Louisville Assembly Plant, the automaker confirmed Thursday night.
Ford spokeswoman Christin Baker said the Cuautitlan plant was the likely new plant for the MKC when the automakers deal with the UAW expires in 2019.
But now the automaker plans to build the next generation of the MKC in Louisville, Kelli Felker, Fords global manufacturing and labor communications manager told Automotive News late Thursday.
Wow, getting stuff done even before he takes office! Go Trump Go!
Trump has done more in a few weeks than Obama has done in almost 8 years to Keep and create jobs in the US.
When my wife’s Twin Turbo MKT was in the shop for a Service Bulletin, Lincoln gave her a Loaner MKC for a week.
When I asked her “How was it?”
She said “The C is for Crap”.
I am confused. What was the lie?
First concrete example of the excellent results we’re going to see from President-elect Trump’s MAGA policies!
Great. now, maybe talk about Peter Shiff for Secretary of Treasure. I want to see people outside of government join the government
Media trying to say the MKC production move to Mexico was never planned and that Trump lied.
See post 10
The lie was repeated a few times and it was that Ford had never intended to move that line in the first place.
Juan Williams was running with that lie this morning.
Mexico has a lot of the automobile production in some form or another.
The Cadillac Escalade EXT and SRX, Chevrolet Avalanche, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet HHR,
Chevrolet Silverado and Silverado Hybrid, Dodge Journey, Dodge Ram 2500, Dodge Ram 3500,
Dodge Ram 4500, Dodge Ram 5500, Ford Fiesta, Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid, GMC Sierra
and Sierra Hybrid, GMC Sierra Crew Cab, Honda CR-V, Lincoln MKZ and MKZ Hybrid, Nissan
Sentra, Nissan Versa, Volkswagen Jetta and Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen are all assembled
in Mexico. Toyota Tacomas are assembled in both Mexico and the United States.
Engines made in Mexico include those used in the Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge
Ram 1500, Ford Escape and Escape Hybrid, GM Buick Lucerne and Cadillac CTS line,
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, Chevrolet Cruze and Malibu, Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid,
GMC Yukon Hybrid and Mazda Tribute Hybrid.
Transmissions made in Mexico include those used in the Dodge Calibur, Chrysler
Jeep Compass and Patriot, Ford Shelby GT500, Nissan Altima and Maxima, and a wide
range of GM vehicles.
Mexico is currently the second largest exporter of vehicles to the United States and
is projected to eventually overtake Japan.
Trump took credit for stopping Ford from moving plant to Mexico, but it wasn’t planning to - Sun Sentinel
Turning in my MKZ after Thanksgiving, and picking up another one. Think I’ll change the color. Last few have been Tuxedo Black. Is that racis! Lol.
MSNBC or CNN was hyperventilating this morning that Ford was keeping the same number of employees in KY as per the union contract and going on the Trump was lying about keeping production in KY.
Those channels are completely unwatchable due to their bias and hate for Trump. If I were an advertiser on those channels, I would pull out completely. As it is, I’ll avoid products and service advertised on either ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN or MSNBC.
That is NOT TRUE.
Read the statement from the Ford spokesperson in the opening post.