Autos

Elaine He oversees Bloomberg Gadfly's data visualization work in Europe and also pursues her own columns combining business and markets coverage. Before joining Bloomberg, she was a graphics editor at the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.

Carmakers were among the worst performing stocks in Europe on Wednesday as the markets digested Donald Trump's victory. Japanese auto giants did even worse:

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Blame the fact that many have built factories in Mexico, which then export to the U.S. Trump has threatened to ignite a trade war with the country. 

Americans aren't immune. General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. have a big presence in the country too. The chart below shows the number of cars and trucks made in Mexico by big international manufacturers, and the large proportion shipped to North America. The world's auto industry has plenty to lose.

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