U. S. Motor Vehicle Industry

U. S. Motor Vehicle Industry

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This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. An in-depth analysis of the 2009 crisis in the U.S. auto indAiy. and its prospects for regaining domestic and global competitiveness. Analyzes bus. and policy issues arising from the restructurings within the industry. The year 2009 was marked by recession and a crisis in global credit markets; the bankruptcy of GM and Chrysler; the incorp. of successor co.; hundreds of parts supplier bankruptcies; plant closings and worker buyouts; the cash-for-clunkers program; and increasing production and sales at yearAis end. Also examines the successes of Ford and the increasing presence of foreign-owned OEM, foreign-owned parts mfrs., competition from imported vehicles, and a buildup of global over-capacity that threatens the recovery of U.S. domestic producers.... which began on July 24, 2009, increased the production of vehicles in July and August to 6.2 and 5.9 million SAAR, respectively. ... of 179 million).13 U.S. production is forecast to rise by nearly 23% to 6.9 million in 2010, to reach 8.1 million in 2011, ... in 2014, for the first time in nearly a decade.14 In the near term, production will remain below pre-recession levels. ... By contrast, 44% of Hondaa#39;s and 37% of Toyotaa#39;s 2009 production in the United States was light trucks.15 Whileanbsp;...

Title:U. S. Motor Vehicle Industry
Author:Bill Canis
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-01


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