Car Companies’ Made in USA Marketing
TINA.org investigated numerous automotive companies operating in the U.S. and found that many of them deceptively market certain vehicles as “built,” “manufactured” or “made” in the United States, when, in reality, the vehicles assembled in the U.S. are made using imported parts.
Mercedes-Benz, Toyota and Ford respond to TINA.org’s letter, with each company removing one of the marketing materials flagged by TINA.org from publication. Mazda also removes one of the flagged marketing materials from publication.
TINA.org sends letters to BMW, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and Toyota notifying the companies of TINA.org’s findings.
TINA.org Notifies Automakers Deceptively Marketing Made in USA Vehicles
MADISON, CONN. November 7, 2022 – No Super Bowl is complete without at least one car commercial teeming with red, white and blue flags and blatant nods to Americana with…
Consumer Alert: ‘Made in USA’ Cars
Exercise caution when car ads say ‘made’ or ‘built’ in the U.S.