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Ford Says Despite Trump's Tweet, Focus Active Won't Be Produced In U.S.

The automaker canceled plans to produce a small car in China and sell it in the U.S., citing the cost of tariffs on imports from China. Trump had suggested the cars could be made in the U.S. instead.
The Ford Focus Active, a small crossover car currently sold in Europe, was slated to begin production in China for the U.S. market. Ford canceled those plans, citing tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. Source: Ford Motor Company

Ford does not intend to start producing the small crossover Focus Active in the United States — no matter what the president has tweeted on the topic.

Ford Motor Company announced more than a week ago that it is canceling plans to produce the car in China and sell it in the U.S., citing the financial toll of the Trump administration's tariffs on vehicles imported from China.

On Sunday, President Trump

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