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GM Ignores Trump Call for US Jobs by Building Blazer in Mexico

June 22, 2018

Just as U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening tariffs on imported autos, General Motors Co. plans to resurrect the Chevrolet Blazer, this time as a sleeker sport utility vehicle — made in Mexico.

The new mid-size model — bigger than the Equinox, smaller than the Traverse — will go on sale early next year, as GM’s revives a nameplate that went away in 1994 when the boxy, truck-like SUV was renamed the Tahoe. The largest U.S. automaker said that the car-based utility will be assembled its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico.

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