Analyzes the performance of the industry after the North American Free-Trade Agreement took effect, in each of the three countries and on the continent as a whole. Also looks at the impact of environmental regulations. The studies were funded by automobile companies and reviewed by personnel representing them. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR... with other sectors that produce significant multiplier effects, and its substantial contribution to international trade. ... Automobile manufacturing, the focus of this chapter, is composed of two major industries: motor vehicle assembly (SIC 3231) ... parts, wheels and brakes, stampings, plastic parts, interior and exterior trims, and electrical parts and wiring assemblies). ... 70 percent of total industry shipments, includes 14 major car and light-duty truck assembly plants; 10 96 The Impact ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||The North American Auto Industry Under NAFTA|
|Author||:||Sidney Weintraub, Christopher Sands|
|Publisher||:||CSIS - 1998|