DETROIT'S LONG ROAD
- Drive for qualitivity. Eisenstein, Paul // Professional Engineering;6/14/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p50
The article presents a study which identifies that carmakers General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler AG have significantly narrowed their productivity and quality gaps in Detroit, Michigan. It has cited that one-third of the carmakers workforce was devoted to doing repairs. The...
- Driving quality. McCright, John S. // eWeek;5/3/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p33
Quality has been job 1 for top automakers for more than a decade, as Ford Motor Co., General Motors Corp. and DaimlerChrysler AG try to reduce outlays for warranties and improve customer satisfaction. Now those OEMs are making quality just as important for the component makers that supply auto...
- 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...
- 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.
- Makers stir CAFE debate. Stoffer, Harry // Automotive News;8/7/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5887, p1
Reports that car companies Ford Motor and General Motors plan to improve fuel economy of their sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks as of August 7, 2000. Implications for the public debate over the federal corporate average fuel economy (CAFE); Organizations calling for higher CAFE standards.
- Automakers embark on new-model changeovers. Domby, Debi // Automotive News;8/7/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5887, p53
Reports on car companies' model changeover programs in the United States as of August 7, 2000. CAMI; DaimlerChrysler; Ford Motor; General Motors; Honda; Toyota; Car models affected.
- UBS: Automakers Headed for Chap. 11? Hahn, Avital Louria // Investment Dealers' Digest;6/2/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 22, p8
UBS Warburg LLC's auto analyst Saul Rubin issued a report and held a conference call in which he said that three U.S.-based automobile manufacturers, Ford Motor Co., General Motors Corp. and Daimlerchrysler AG, are possible candidates to file their bankruptcy. The manufacturers have sufficient...
- GM, Ford expanding role in Asian market. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;2/5/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5644, p36
Reports on the expansion of Ford Motor Co. and General Motors (GM) into the Asian market. Ford's launching of two components plants in Thailand; Opening of a design center in Singapore by GM's Delco Electronics Corp.; Joint venture formed by GM's Delphi Automotive Systems with Hubei Super Elec...
- Auto News: digest. // Automotive News;9/25/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5895, p4
Reports on developments related to the automobile industry as of September 25, 2000. Appointment of Elizabeth Wade as senior vice president of investor relations for DaimlerChrysler AG; Amount to spent by Ford Motor Co. to buy the remaining publicly held percent of Hertz Corp.; Hourly work...