Why U.S. imports of Chinese-made Buicks will be the exception, not the rule

By Stephanie Brinley for Forbes

Dec 07, 2015

Buick recently announced its Envision SUV will come to U.S. showrooms from assembly lines in China. What does this mean for Buick’s future, and the future of auto manufacturing in the U.S.?

This is about General Motors leveraging a global production network, and about Buick’s sales in China far exceeding those in the United States. The move does not signal a decline in the importance of production in the U.S. or in NAFTA for GM. That said, for the Buick brand itself, there is significant change on the wind.

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