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Are Dodge Cars Made in the USA?

Dodge and American trucks just go hand-in-hand. Dodge was founded as the Dodge Brothers Company in the United States by two brothers with ties to the automotive industry. Dodge remained an independent company until 1928 when it merged with the newly formed Chrysler Corporation. Today, Dodge utilizes the plants that also make Chrysler and Jeep vehicles. Michigan is still a primary manufacturer of larger Dodge vehicles like the Durango and the Ram, but there are …

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Are Chrysler Cars Made in the USA?

Chrysler is a quintessential American auto brand. They were founded in 1925 as the Chrysler Corporation and have since changed to Chrysler Group, LLC, which encompasses Chrysler, Jeep, and Dodge. For many years, Chrysler was the third-largest automaker in the United States. After drops in sales and buyouts, Italian owned Fiat SpA gained ownership of Chrysler and its subsidiaries. However, many of the assembly plants that were established in the United States have remained. How …

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Are Chevrolet Cars Made in the USA?

Chevy is one of the iconic American brands. The bowtie is one of the most recognizable logos in the world. Chevrolet was founded in Detroit, Michigan, with support from investors from Buick and General Motors. By 1918, General Motors purchased Chevrolet, which is formally known as the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company. Chevrolet has been a divisional branch of General Motors since its original purchase over 100 years ago. General Motors is also an …

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Where Are Ford Cars Made?

Ford prides itself on being founded and manufactured in the United States. They are synonymous with American manufacturing. Ford is known for being an innovative American brand with ties to racing, work trucks, police lines, and mass-produced family cars. Ford Motor Company incorporated in 1903, and by 1904, Ford was expanding internationally. Ford established plants in Canada and France early in the 20th century. How many of their vehicles (and which ones) are still manufactured …

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Are Nissan Cars Made in the USA?

Nissans were originally produced in Yokohama, Japan, in 1914, under the Datsun Motor Corporation. Nissan branched out as an independent automotive manufacturer in 1934. Nissan has since gone on to expand its manufacturing to the United States, and in 1989, it brought on the luxury brand Infiniti. The original Datsun manufacturing site in Japan is now the global headquarters for Nissan and is still open to business and tours today. Nissan is obviously a very …

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Are Toyota Cars Made in the USA?

Toyota Motor Company originated in Japan in 1933, and the company’s current global headquarters is in Nagoya, Japan. They have obviously blown up since their founding, becoming one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the world and one of the most recognizable brands. Toyota actually did not expand to the United States until 1957 when it established a headquarters in Hollywood, California. Since then, they have expanded significantly in the United States. But by how …

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Are Honda Cars Made in the USA?

Honda Motor Company was co-founded in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, in the late 1940s as a motorcycle manufacturing company. When Honda grew and expanded to the United States in the 1950s, they began to create and make cars. The Honda Accord is one of the all-time best selling passenger vehicles, and it was created and manufactured in Japan. However, the United States now produces the majority of Honda Accords. Is that the same trend with other …

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Are Kia Cars Made in the USA?

Kia Motors is a South Korean automotive manufacturer that is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Since being founded in 1944, Kia has blown up to be one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world, only second to Hyundai, selling over 3 million vehicles per year. Hyundai actually has a minority stake in Kia and owns about 34% of the company as of 2015. With that amount of sales volume, Kia has distributed their manufacturing …

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Is Calphalon Made in the USA?

Calphalon cookware is a division of Newell Brands, a huge consumer goods conglomerate that has other brands like Rubbermaid, Coleman, and Crock-Pot, just to name a few. They were originally formed in 1963 in Perrysburg, Ohio by Ronald Kasperzak and went by the name Commercial Aluminum Cookware Company back then. In 1968 is when Calphalon really came into their own. They started hard anodizing their pots and pans, which created restaurant-grade performance and durability in …

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Spotlight Series: Vermont Glove

We first came across Vermont Glove mid last year, funny enough, right after we published our research on gloves made in the USA. After reading about their products, story, and American craftsmanship, we knew that we had to try a pair. So, we ordered the popular Farmer gloves and ended up tested them for several months (you have to give leather gloves like these time to break in). We LOVED them. So much so that …

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