Trump says U.S. automakers should make products in the country

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Rush-hour traffic passes through Washington, U.S., December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2VXTJ (Copyright Reuters 2017)

Rush-hour traffic passes through Washington, U.S., December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2VXTJ (Copyright Reuters 2017)

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Sunday that American automakers should starting assembling motor vehicles in the United States if they wanted to do business in country.

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"Car companies and others, if they want to do business in our country, have to start making things here again. WIN!" Trump tweeted.

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(Reporting By Lucia Mutikani; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)