TITLE

Globalization and the independent company

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brett C.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jul98, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the role played by mergers in the automotive industry as it relates to globalization. Speculation of a merger between Daimler-Benz and the Chrysler company; Announcement by the Volkswagen company to acquire Rolls Royce and Daimler-Benz; Definition of globalization; How these mergers will affect the industry.
ACCESSION #
837966

 

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