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- Transplants bump into capacity barrier. Chappell, Lindsay // Automotive News;10/17/1994, Vol. 69 Issue 5574, p1
Reports that Japanese automobile makers are running out of American factory capacity for the first time since they started building cars in the market. Factors that will keep any expansion of Japanese factories in check; Number of cars and trucks planned to be built in 1995; Factory utilization...
- Korean carmakers show sales gains. // Orange County Business Journal;01/12/98, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p9
Reports on the sales of United States-based Korean car manufacturers for December 1997. Identification of the manufacturers; Statistical information available; Sales for Cypress-based Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America.
- Untitled. // Automotive News;10/4/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5520, p43
Lists scheduled plant closings for Chrysler Corp. on October 4, 1993 in Illinois and Michigan. Plant; Weeks down; Units lost per week.
- Mid-south states woo automaker. Chappell, Lindsay // Automotive News;11/20/1995, Vol. 70 Issue 5633, p48
Reports on the proliferation of automobile plants in Tennessee. Includes Toyota; Mercedes Benz; Toyota's reluctance to invest in Indiana; Construction-ready industrial property offered by Tennessee to auto manufacturers.
- Buyer for Chrysler site in Fenton still sought. // South County Journal;8/17/2011, Vol. 56 Issue 33, pA2
The article reports that the city of Fenton in Missouri is still seeking for a buyer for the assembly plant property of Chrysler, which closed its south plant in October 2008 and its north plant in July 2009.
- FORDISM FOR ALL? Terrill, Eileen T. // Cobblestone;Mar2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p36
The article presents information on the operations of the automobile factories opened by businessman Henry Ford throughout Europe.
- The transplants: They keep going, growing. Arnholt, Michael L. // Ward's Auto World;Dec94, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p52
Reports on the automobile transplant operations in the United States. Toyota Motor Co.; Honda Motor Co.; Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A.; Diamond-Star Motors Corp.; AutoAlliance International Inc.; Subaru-Isuzu Automotive Inc.; CAMI Automotive Inc.; Hyundai Corp.; BMW.
- Watch what you ask. Crain, Keith // Automotive News;6/2/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5715, p12
Opinion. Makes observations concerning the increase in the number of automobile manufacturers who have opened factories in the United States. Opening of Honda automobile plant in Ohio in 1982; Other manufacturers that followed Honda's example in building plants; Problems faced by Mercedes and...
- Before you ice the cake. Harbour, Jim // Automotive Industries;Feb98, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p203
Opinion. Focuses on designing and operating a productive manufacturing plant in the automobile industry. What the goal of the plant staff should be; Goals that the plant should set to achieve the highest productivity; Suggestions for reducing engineered scraps.