Staff look over 2018 Honda Accord automobile earlier than being pushed off the meeting line on the Honda of America Manufacturing Inc. Marysville Auto Plant in Marysville, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017.
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Japanese automakers, led by Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda, had extra harsh phrases for U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday after he labeled worldwide auto imports a menace to nationwide safety final week.
“We’re dismayed to listen to a message suggesting that our long-time contributions of funding and employment in the US are usually not welcomed,” stated Toyoda, chairman of the Japanese Vehicle Producers Affiliation.
Toyoda stated that he was “deeply disillusioned” in Trump and that commerce restrictions “would ship a severe blow to the U.S. auto trade and financial system.”
The group launched new data that exhibits the businesses have collectively invested about $51 billion in manufacturing in the US over the past a number of…