(Related to the Chapter Opener on page 249 ) Which component of GDP will be affected by each of the following transactions involving Ford Motor Company? If you believe that none of the components of GDP will be affected by a transaction, briefly explain why.
a. You purchase a new Ford Escape hybrid from a Ford dealer.
b. You purchase a 2011 Ford Escape hybrid from a friend.
c. Ford purchases door handles for the Escape from an auto parts manufacturer in Indiana.
d. Ford produces $1,000$ Escapes in a factory in Missouri and ships them to a car dealer in Shanghai, China.
e. Ford purchases new machine tools to use in its Missouri Escape factory.
f. The state of Missouri builds a new highway to help improve access to the Ford Escape plant.