Fall is the time of year when car companies release their new model automobiles. It also is the time of year when United Auto Worker union bosses release their list of so-called “union made” cars – with the hope that the label will attract consumers.
Of course, the UAW International union officials aren’t actually making anything. Rather by “union-made” they mean that the rank-and-file workers who make the cars are forced to affiliate with the union and those in non-Right to Work states are forced to pay dues.
For many, such a list has the opposite effect, as nearly 80 percent of Americans oppose the injustice of forced union dues and compulsory unionism.
So for those who want to support American workers who are not forced to affiliate with or pay dues to a union, here is a list of cars assembled at compulsory unionism-free auto plants here in America:*
- Acura: TL
- BMW: X5, Z4 Roadster
- Honda: Accord, Civic, Element, Odyssey, Pilot
- Hyundai: Sante Fe, Sonata
- Infiniti: QX56
- Mercedes: GL-Class, M-Class, R-Class
- Nissan: Altima, Armada, Frontier, Maxima, Pathfinder, Quest, Titan, Xterra
- Subaru: B9 Tribeca, Baja, Legacy, Outback
- Toyota: Avalon,Camry, Sequoia, Sienna, Solara, Tundra
*Note: Determining the suppliers of parts of every car is very difficult. The above list is of cars assembled at facilities where our research indicates that a union does not have a monopoly bargaining power over individual employees. If you want to ensure that the parts of your car are not produced by employees forced to affiliate with a union, we encourage you to do your own research and let us know your results.