General Motors has announced that it is investing an additional $1 billion in manufacturing infrastructure in the U.S., creating as many as 7,000 new jobs in the process.

The company made the announcement Tuesday morning, just weeks after President-elect Donald Trump threatened the automaker with a “big border tax” if it continued to produce its popular Chevrolet Cruze model in Mexico. In a statement to NBC News Monday night, a GM representative insisted the company’s most recent action had nothing to do with Trump’s comments.

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