Originally Posted by wnderinguy
Yes, really... Even if they do look at importing from offshore companies, that's not a likely prospect in the immediate future. This move will give employees income and hope in the short term, and time to potentially train up for other work etc. Also, the retail network won't be completely dissolved. That will save thousands of long term jobs. Lastly, this will ease the strain on some of the parts suppliers, as replacement parts will still be made in North America, again saving more jobs.