Ford sells 2.5 million cars a year, so the Focus Active decision isn't hugely significant, but it could be a harbinger of other cuts by Ford or other American auto companies because of tariffs, reducing choice for US customers.
The vehicle, a Ford Focus with higher ground clearance and several other features, was expected to arrive in the United States from China by late 2019.
"The president's war on the automotive industry is causing a knee-jerk reaction that will only bring higher costs and less choice for consumers", the AutoPacific Inc.'s Dave Sullivan told The Free Press.
"Our resources could be better deployed".
Here's what the Ford Focus Active crossover is expected to look like.
Moody's Investors Service this week downgraded the company's credit rating to a step removed from junk, citing risks associated with a turnaround effort that Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett has warned could be costly and take years.
Ford did not seek an exemption from the China tariffs, although rival General Motors did, on its made-in-China Buick Envision, the Detroit News reported. But the Trump administration's planned tariffs on Chinese imports would make the plan too expensive.
The Trump administration has applied 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods thus far.
When asked about its plans, Ford's spokesperson told us, "Ford is growing its vehicle lineup - including introducing all-new trucks, utilities, hybrids and fully electric vehicles - and is committed to returning operating margins to 10 percent in North America".
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said the decision validates his city's concerns about marine impacts and Indigenous consultation. When asked if the pipeline project is dead, he said it will no longer be "top of mind for British Columbians".
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She ends the statement by pleading with Argento to simply "do the right thing": "Be the person you wish Harvey could have been". Reportedly , Asia convinced her then-boyfriend, Anthony Bourdain , to pay Jimmy a sum of $380,000, in exchange for his silence.
Arsenal , runners-up to Pep Guardiola's City at Wembley in February, will host Championship Brentford in a London derby. Holders Man City are now the favourites to win the Carabao Cup at 10/3, with Chelsea and Liverpool both at odds of 6/1.
Critics say that UNRWA's strategy perpetuates the Palestinian "refugee" problem , instead of devising a solution for it. The move came a week after the U.S. announced that it was also cutting more than $200m in economic aid to Palestinians.
And that makes Benoit Paire's task all the more challenging when they square off on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday. The Serb, a two-time champion, faces American Tennys Sandgren , while 2006 victor Sharapova plays Sorana Cirstea.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says that he is unlikely to be tempted into a return to former club Manchester United . We started the game really well, but we conceded two goals in the second half. "That was tough to take".
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Mesut Ozil has recovered from illness and is available for Arsenal's Premier League trip to Cardiff on Sunday. However, he said fresh-pressed juices are still allowed.
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