- Customers won't pay more; can makers give less? // Automotive News;1/22/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5642, p12
Opinion. Discusses the cost-cutting efforts of the automobile industry. Production of appealing and cheaper cars; Demand for total comfort by upscale buyers; Elimination of unneeded car features; Effect of cost-cutting measures on suppliers.
- How to cut selling costs. Sharf, Stephan // Ward's Auto World;Jul98, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p27
Opinion. Discusses views on how companies can reduce selling costs in the automobile industry. Sales strategies which are used; Types of selling innovation techniques which can reduce cost; Plans by companies to implement a leasing plan; How companies would benefit from this plan.
- Japanese save billions by attacking the basics. Johnson, Richard // Automotive News;12/5/1994, Vol. 69 Issue 5581, p18
Comments on the cost reduction efforts of the Japanese automobile industry and trade. Use of common parts among automobile models; Reduction of model variations; Reduction of optional features.
- New kids on the auto mile: No-hassle used-car chains. Eisenstein, Paul A. // Christian Science Monitor;2/9/96, Vol. 88 Issue 52, p8
Reports that the annual convention by automobile dealers in Los Vegas, Nevada, will be used as a forum to discuss qualms concerning the cost of motor-vehicles, which is impacting on consumers. Comments by Yale Gieszl, Toyota Motor Company's top American executive and others; Uprising prevelence...
- Cost major issue among auto engineers. // Design News;4/20/98, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p38
Focuses on the cost concerns which dominated issues that confront the automotive industry while highlighting a survey conducted by the Automotive Consulting Group. Who the survey was conducted for; What automakers continue to look to; Where the survey was conducted; Comments from Erik Fyrwald,...
- It's in your hands. Sharf, Stephan // Ward's Auto World;Jul95, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p17
Opinion. Gives different options for car manufacturers in reducing costs. Article in `Wall Street Journal' regarding Ford Motor Co.'s goal of holding its cost at 1995 levels; Problems to be encountered by the suppliers of propriety parts; Effects of using low-price tool; Improvement in the car...
- Business is booming, but who'll look after struggling car owners? HOPE, GRAHAM // Auto Express;10/30/2013, Issue 1292, p7
The article discusses a paper published within the issue on concerns of car owners on the British government's efforts to keep motoring costs down.
- Supplier: 'Neither side is winning' cost-cutting game. Sherefkin, Robert // Automotive News;1/20/2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6021, p28
Focuses on the impact of cost reduction program of automobile companies on their suppliers. Suggestion of various automobile industry executives regarding this issue; Effort of the automobile company Ford Motor Co. to improve the relationship between automobile companies and their suppliers.
- Suppliers fall into the gap. Robinet, Michael // Automotive Industries;Sep2002, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p40
Discusses the widening gap and competition among automotive suppliers in terms of technology innovations and cost reduction initiatives as of September 2002. Factors which prompt the widening technology gap; Challenges and pressures being faced by automotive suppliers; Concern of suppliers...