TITLE

Maybe it's time to plan for the worst

AUTHOR(S)
Crain, Keith
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/15/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5953, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the importance of planning against effects of terrorism in the United States. Recollection of consequences of OPEC oil embargo; Importance of making contingency plans for the automobile industry; Description of changes for worst-case situations.
ACCESSION #
5445207

 

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