Before going to Argentina to attend the G20 summit, President of the United States, Donald Trump He again expressed his anger with General Motors (GM) to announce the closure of four North American factories and thousands of staff cuts.
In a conversation with The Wall Street Journal, the republican acknowledged that he spoke with GM CEO Mary Barra and was very tricky with him. "It would be better if they quickly opened a new factory in Ohio"Trump threatened to head an American group.
"I talk to her when I heard that they closed, and I said: you know, This country has done a lot to General Motors. You better get back there"said the American president.
"I told him that they were playing with the wrong person"Trump attached, very worried about the announcement of a production stop in Lordstown, Ohio, where the Chevrolet Cruze was manufactured. "They say that the Chevy Cruze is not well sold, I said: well, get a car that sells well and returns," he revealed about his dialogue with Barru.
Ohio and the main country of the Trump Campaign in 2020. The presidential election in 2016 won more than 8 percentage points.
A republican has warned on Twitter on Twitter that his government "is learning to demolish all subsidies for GM, including subsidizing electric cars." General Motors before the big companies in China, when they built the plants (and in Mexico), do not think This rate is worth it. I am here to protect American workers!"
GM announces 2019 plans to cease production of six models and dismissal of 15% of employees. With this restructuring, they plan a total savings USD 6,000 million.
Industrial centers next year they close their doors These are Oshwa (Canada), Lordstow (Ohio), Detroit (Michigan), White Swamps (Maryland) and Warren (Michigan). The last four are locatedUnited States of America
In Argentina General Motors manufactures the Chevrolet Cruze Santa Fe, one of only six models that will be discontinued in the United States.
The sources of the company in the country testified to him TN Cars that situation in the USA do not change plans Continue Cruze production on both the sedan and the hatchback version, nor invest in the U 500 million dollars for to develop a new model in 2020.