Carmakers Shutter Plants In Egypt As Riots Escalate
February 1st, 2011 10:29 AM Share
Most automakers are suspending operations in Egypt while riots continue. Here is a list of current closures:
- GM has halted operations at its plant near Cairo.-
- Daimler has stopped production at its Egypt plant.
- BMW shut down assembly in Egypt.
- Volkswagen stopped deliveries to Egypt.
- Nissan closed its factory in Egypt.
- Suzuki shut down its joint-venture plant in Egypt
Above list as per Automotive News [sub] and The Nikkei [sub]
After South Africa, Egypt is the second largest car producing nation in Africa, and is an important export destination.
Published February 1st, 2011 10:29 AM
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I thought China wasn't allowing search terms that began with "Egypt"? :)
Dang I didn't even know that Egypt had that many car factories.
I thought that Chrysler makes Wranglers there from knock down kits.
USA media is well-proven to be self-censored in many ways via advertisers and the requirement of so MANY media as a profit-seeking venue. Many historians agree that the masses of well-indoctrinated sheep within the USA were prodded into backing the few actually desiring war with Spain so that the "USA empire" could be expanded and a convenient foreign base in Asian waters acquired. Recommended reading for all: War is a Racket by Major General Smedley D. Butler USMC, Retired