Vehicles Made In US Despite Chinese Parts: Customs

Law360, New York (October 18, 2010, 4:18 PM EDT) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ruled that a line of golf and recreational electric vehicles should count as American for the purposes of federal government procurement, even though they are made with some parts imported from China.

In response to a request from manufacturer Fairplay Electric Cars LLC, the agency ruled Wednesday that the country of origin for the company's Legacy line of electric golf carts and other vehicles should be the U.S. for the purposes of the "Buy American" provisions of the Trade Agreements...
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