Volkswagen committed to Mexico, but workers worry

1/10/2017 CNN Money

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President-elect Donald Trump’s threats against car companies in Mexico aren’t spooking Volkswagen — yet.

The automaker is ramping up production of its Tiguan SUV in Mexico, a decision the company made two years ago. This year, it plans to make 130,000 new SUVs out of its Puebla facility in Mexico.

Last week, Trump threatened to slap a “big border tax” on Toyota and GM for producing cars in Mexico and selling them in America. He also applauded Ford for canceling plans for a new plant in Mexico and instead invest and hire in after Trump had lambasted Ford during his campaign.

Volkswagen leaders in Mexico aren’t blinking yet.

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