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  1. By the time that Henry Ford co-wrote his 1922 memoir My Life and Work, the Ford Motor Company was already shipping car parts from its Michigan plants for final assembly in the U.S. regions or foreign countries where the cars would be sold

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 29, 2008
  2. (CKD), is a complete kit needed to assemble a vehicle

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 29, 2008
  3. An incomplete kit is known as SKD or Semi Knocked Down

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 29, 2008
  4. a common practice among automakers, as well as bus and rail vehicle manufacturers, to sell knocked down kits to their foreign affiliates in order to avoid high import taxes and/or receive tax preferences for providing local employment

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 29, 2008
  5. Both types of KDs are collectively referred to within the auto industry as KDX or Knocked-down export, while cars assembled in the country of origin and exported whole to the destination market are known as BUX, or Built-Up Export

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  6. KD kit assembling plants are cheaper to maintain because there is hardly any modern robotic equipment and the working force is usually much less expensive in comparison to the home country, so they are perfect for low-volume production

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 29, 2008
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