福特称一款小型车生产线将留在中国 Ford Says It Will Not Move Small Car Production from China to US

福特汽车公司说,没有计划把在中国生产的一款小型汽车改在美国生产,尽管特朗普总统星期天在推特上发出了鼓励信息。

福特在一份声明中说,“鉴于福克斯Active在美国的年销售量预计不超过5万辆,在美国生产这款汽车将无利可图。”

不过之前福特宣布说,由于关税会导致汽车价格太昂贵而不会把这些汽车从中国运回美国。特朗普总统随即发推表示:“这只是刚刚开始。这款车现在可以在美国制造,福特不用交任何关税!”

福特可能继续在中国生产福克斯Active,不过不会在美国销售这些汽车。

特朗普行政当局已经开始对总额500亿美元的中国进口商品加征关税,以纠正他所说的中国不公平的贸易手段。中国随后进行报复,对同等额度的美国商品加征关税。两国都威胁要增加更多关税。

Ford says it has no plans to move production of a small car from China to the United States despite President Donald Trump's enthusiastic tweet Sunday.

"It would not be profitable to the build the Focus Active in the U.S. given an expected annual sales volume of fewer than 50,000 units," a Ford statement said.

Ford earlier announced it would not ship the cars from China to the United States because tariffs would make them too expensive, prompting a Trump tweet saying "This is just the beginning. This car can now be BUILT IN THE U.S.A. and Ford will pay no tariffs."

Ford may keep building the Focus Active in China, but won't not sell them in the United States.

Trump has imposed tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to remedy what he calls unfair Chinese trade practices. China has retaliated and both countries threaten more tariffs.