The majority of US customers are looking to buy an "American made" vehicle, but most of the fifteen cars that make the biggest contribution to profitability are made by foreign automakers, according to a new ranking published Tuesday ,
The Jeep Cherokee was the most manufactured car in the US in 2019, according to Cars.com's annual ranking, which includes criteria such as the number of factory orders and the parts suppliers. While being built in Belvidere, Illinois, the Jeep belongs to the Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler.
Of the top 1
- Honda Odyssey
- Honda Ridgeline
- Honda Passport
- Chevrolet Corvette
- Acura MDX
- Honda Pilot
- Chevrolet Colorado
- GMC Canyon
- Acura RDX] Toyota Avalon
- Ford F-150
- Honda Accord
- Toyota Tundra
The automotive industry was in a state of perpetual insecurity as President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, as well as an escalating trade war with China and an ambiguous path for a new trade agreement to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, have prompted top companies to complete their complex global operations To re-analyze supply chains.
To date, most of the companies that make the vehicles in Cars.com's "American-Made Index" (AMI) have announced no significant manufacturing changes, according to senior editor Kelsey Mays.
"It's not an easy task to move supply chains, let alone change where a car or its main components are built – both factors that affect the AMI ranking. Such measures take years to plan, negotiate and implement, "she said in a statement.
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"Younger generations are no less patriotic than previous generations, but they probably do not favor the purchase of Americans to the same extent their parents and grandparents, because they grew up with imported brands and digital access to goods from around the world world all their lives, "said Mays.
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Half of respondents also expressed concern about the potential for new tariffs in the industry. In addition to the existing duties, the White House is examining whether a flat rate should be levied for car imports into the USA.