Big Demand--For Now
- BE NICE TO THE MARKETING FOLKS. Vasilash, Gary S. // Automotive Design & Production;Sep2004, Vol. 116 Issue 9, p35
Emphasizes the importance of the ability of automobile companies to market their products. Overview of the improvements made by vehicle manufacturers; Amount of money spent in 2003 by Ford Motor Co., General Motors Corp., and DCX Inc. on product development versus advertising and incentives.
- Big 3 to boost `95 production. Detkowski, Karen L. // Automotive News;12/12/1994, Vol. 69 Issue 5582, p2
Reports on the Big 3's expected manufacture of 3,419,100 vehicles in North America in the first quarter of 1995. Percentage of vehicle production of General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Corp.
- Automakers plan to develop `private Internet'. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;10/2/1995, Vol. 70 Issue 5625, p6
Reports that Chrysler Corp., Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp. will develop an Automotive Network exchange communication network for the automobile industry through the Automotive Industry Action Group in the United States.
- Auto industry's dilemma: Brand building vs. price breaks. Serafin, Raymond // Automotive News;1/22/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5642, p33
Reports on the auto industry's offer of rebates across product lineup to perk up a lackluster market. Ford Motor Co.'s rebates; Cheapening of brand image caused by rebates; Offer of incentives on slow-selling models; General Motors' and Ford's adoption of brand management structures to produce...
- On with the show, this is it. // AutoWeek;01/10/2000, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p2
Reports on news briefs about the automobile industry in as of January 10, 2000. Debut of the 2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan in Geneva, Switzerland; Launch by Ford Motor Co. of concept cars at the Detroit automobile show; Marketing rights of General Motors Corp. for the civilian Hummer.
- New work abounds as upturn continues. // Ward's Auto World;Apr94, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p9
Reports on the increase in employment in several automobile companies. Ford Motor Co.'s addition of a third shift and 900 workers; Chrysler Corp.'s hiring of 6000 hourly workers; General Motors Corp.'s sale of compact pickups to American Isuzu Motors Inc.
- 2000 Harbour Report. Winter, Drew // Ward's Auto World;Jul2000, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p71
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- Ford and GM: No imminent collapse. Crain, Keith // Automotive News Europe;5/30/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p10
Reports on the problems being encountered by U.S.-based automobile manufacturers General Motors and Ford Motor Co. Changes in competition to market better products; Actions that should be taken to attract consumers.
- Ford Sets Parts Spin-Off, GM Offers Hughes Share Trade. Sikora, Martin // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Jun2000, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p40
Reports the restructuring plans of automobile makers Ford Motors Corp. and General Motors Corp. (GM) in the United States. Use of tax-free spin-off to shareholders by Ford; Effect of tracking stock on the ability of GM structure swaps as a tax-free transaction; Details on restructuring plans of...