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.125 Forda#39;s strategic plans include: ac Introducing new fuel-efficient engines such as the EcoBoost, which uses turbocharging and direct injection technologies. ... F -150 pickups, and by 2013 it will be available in 90% of its models. A Fordanbsp;...
|Title||:||U. S. Motor Vehicle Industry|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2011-01|