Will anyone buy them? By Drew Harwell and Emily Rauhala The Washington Post Feb 10, 2017 2 BEIJING Americas best-selling vehicle for more than 35 years, Fords thundering F-150, is officially hitting the streets of China. And drivers in the worlds largest car market arent quite sure what to think. He Zongyuan, the manager of Chinese car club Being Rich AAA Auto Beauty Center, sees that the bulging pickups are masculine, even macho. But trucks here are regarded as country cars for country people a lifestyle hundreds of millions want to leave behind. The Detroit automaker is nevertheless betting that the allure of gas-guzzling Americana will outweigh Chinas many roadblocks choked highways, soaring taxes and social stigmas, not to mention pickup bans on city streets. And Ford is doing it in an intriguing way: Shipping Dog Collar the made-in-America trucks around the world from a country where imports and exports have quickly become a political battleground. Fords Chinese expansion highlights an awkward reality for President Donald Trumps America First agenda. As his administration pushes to retrench behind the walls of protectionist policy, it will likely clash with corporate Americas lucrative embrace of global trade. After 100-plus years of the auto industry, the U.S. is just not the big dog anymore.