Citations with the tag: AUTOMOBILE industry -- United States -- Economic conditions
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- Results - Booz & Company's 2012 US Automotive Survey and Confidence Index.
Collie, Brian // Automotive Industries; Jun2012, Vol. 192 Issue 6, p1
The article presents statistics from a U.S. automotive industry survey and confidence index for 2012 that found automobile industry executives believed the current state of the automotive industry was improved compared to the same time in 2011.
- Good reads on America's automobile industry.
Hicks, Mike // Indianapolis Business Journal; 8/23/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p24
The article presents an economic analysis of the automobile industry in the U.S.
- Chrysler makes U-turn after bailout.
Swanson, Ian // Hill; 1/27/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p7
The article reports on the business operation of Chrysler Corp. after receiving bailouts from the government in the U.S.
- The Ripple Effect.
Calabresi, Massimo // Time; 9/21/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p32
The article discusses the effects of a person's layoff from work on a community's economy and it's possible long-term nature. It reports on the Eaton Manufacturing plant in Roxboro, North Carolina, an automobile parts manufacturer, and the layoff of Brian Whitfield. The article discusses...
- End of the Line.
Leduff, Charlie // Mother Jones; Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p58
The article profiles the town of Janesville, Wisconsin, once a center of automobile production for the General Motors Corporation. The central focus of the article is the economic and social decline of Janesville that occurred following the closing of General Motors factory and the overall...
- 2010 outlook: auto industry, loans rebound.
Daly, Pete // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 12/21/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 52, p3
The article focuses on the prospects for U.S. auto industry in 2010 as foreseen by automobile industry analyst and president of Autoconomy.com, Erich Merkle. It states that Merkle and Andrew Samrick, president of Simplicity Tactics presented the 2010 Automotive Outlook and Planning Session at...
- Gearing Up.
Bednar, Joseph // BusinessWest; 12/6/2010, p32
The article reports on the business conditions of the automobile industry. It focuses on the increase in vehicle sales which is seen by several car dealers in Massachusetts as a sign of business recovery. It discusses the business performance of automobile dealership companies, Fathers & Sons...
- Biden says auto bailout exceeded expectations.
Needham, Vicki // Hill; 9/7/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 119, p22
The article reports on the statement of U.S. Vice President Joseph R. Biden that the bailout of the country's automobile industry had rescued the three big Detroit, Michigan automobile manufacturers from failure including Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Group LLC and General Motors Co.
DELAMAIDE, DARRELL // Secured Lender; Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p36
The article looks at the impact of the bankruptcy of automobile maker Chrysler and the company's lenders' treatment of the secured credit market in the U.S. In April 2009, Chrysler was forced by the U.S. government into bankruptcy. In connection to this, settlement terms have been proposed which...
- Ryan, Frank debate role of government.
DELAMAIDE, DARRELL // Hill; 12/19/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 175, p4
The article reports on the debate between the two U.S. Representatives Paul Ryan and Barney Frank at the television program of "This Week," wherein they discusses the issue on the involvement of the U.S. government in the automobile industry bailouts.
- Happy Exception at Chrysler.
DELAMAIDE, DARRELL // Time; 2/2/1968, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p70
The article focuses on Chrysler Corp. as compared to other U.S. automobile manufacturers, since it sales where up by 6%, about 444,700 cars sold so far by 1968. It notes that other automobile companies have suffered losses from the industrial downturn, with an overall industry sales down to 8%....
- The Specter & the Substance.
DELAMAIDE, DARRELL // Time; 9/29/1967, Vol. 90 Issue 13, p91
The article focuses on the impact of the Congress' failure to ratify a 10% income tax surcharge. Treasury Secretary Henry Fowler states that without tax increase, the U.S. will suffer from high inflation and rising interest rates and deficits. It mentions the price increases in the automobile...
- RATTNER'S REHAB.
Fishman, Steve // New York; 9/20/2010, Vol. 43 Issue 29, p16
The article reviews the book "Overhaul," by Steven Rattner.
Bachman, Katy // Brandweek; 1/11/2010, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p14
This article describes how the city of Detroit, Michigan is coping with unemployment and the struggles of the U.S. automobile industry. The city has begun planning for an economy that no longer relies on the automobile industry but is expanding into renewable and alternative energy resources and...
- Three Straight Records.
Bachman, Katy // Time; 12/18/1972, Vol. 100 Issue 25, p93
The article focuses on the three straight annual records of high sales in the automobile industry, which is expected to reach 10,850,000 sold cars in 1972. It states that the improved sales in automobile industry reflect consumers' attitude for being concurrently economic and luxurious. It says...
- START YOUR ENGINES.
Vander Veen, Chad // Government Technology; Dec2011, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p16
The article focuses on the economic condition in the automobile industry in the U.S., highlighting several effective solutions to improve the fuel economy. Greg Martin, General Motors spokesman, explains how automakers hope to meet a Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) of 54.5 miles per gallon...
- Obama's Auto-Bailout Fiction.
Hassett, Kevin A. // National Review; 4/16/2012, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p8
The article presents information on the bailout of the U.S. automobile industry under U.S. President Barack Obama. The author discusses the success of the bailout in relation to the U.S. economy, the amount of bailout funds that have been repaid, and the profits made by the U.S. automobile...
- Made in USA May Become Fashionable Once Again.
Miller, Harold // Business Journal (Central New York); 7/1/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p17
In this article the author discusses the positive impact of the 2011 tragedy in Japan and other economic factors on the U.S. automobile industry. He mentions that the strong yen and the tragedy have affected the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota Motor Corp. and restored U.S.-based General...
- THE REVOLVING DOOR:.
Patton, Dan // Screen (10707573); Feb2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p19
The article offers the author's insights on the loan given by U.S. President Barack Obama to automobile companies Chrysler Group LLC and General Motors Co. The author narrates that the resurrection by both companies was done by former U.S. President George W. Bush in December 2008 when his...
- IS OBAMA TOUGH ENOUGH?
Delaney, Paul // Ebony; Feb2011, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p107
The article looks at U.S. president Barack Obama, focusing on his relationship to the opposing Republican Party. The author comments on how Obama handled the U.S. recession of 2009, health care reform, and the economic troubles of the U.S. automobile industry. It is suggested that Obama should...
- MANUFACTURING OUTLOOK.
O'Hara, Kristy J. // Smart Business Indianapolis; Mar2011, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p10
The article offers an overview on the changes to the manufacturing industries in the U.S. that will take effect in the months to come within 2011. According to Edward Hill, dean of the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University identifies that uncertainties in...
- Unemployment's New Face.
O'Hara, Kristy J. // Time; 2/17/1961, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p15
The article focuses on the statistics released by the U.S. Labor Department, which shows that 7.7% of the nation's 70 million workers were listed as jobless. It states that manufacturing employment declines 900,000 in 1960 as well as mining industry and the automobile, steel and fabricated...
- Slowdown Time.
O'Hara, Kristy J. // Time; 11/28/1969, Vol. 94 Issue 22, p85
The article focuses on the economic condition of automobile industry in the U.S. in 1969. It states that automobile firms aim to cut the production of vehicles due to low purchase power of consumers. It mentions that strikes partially affected the production such as the five-week protest at a...
- A Recovery Like No Other.
Winter, Drew // Ward's Dealer Business; Jan2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p10
The article focuses on the state of and outlook for the automobile industry in the U.S. It mentions that the recovery of the industry was led by European brands such as Audi AG. Warren Browne of AutomotiveCompass forecasts that the production of light vehicles will increase in 2012, with 80...
- Point: Auto Recalls Should not be a Reason to Abandon Foreign Auto Manufacturers.
DiLascio, Tracey M. // Points of View: Auto Recalls; 2011, p2
The article presents an argument on behalf of the continued viability of foreign automobile manufacturers. It is the author's opinion that the reaction to the recall of large numbers of automobiles made by foreign manufacturers including Toyota and Honda was disproportionate to the situation....
- Labor v. Management.
DiLascio, Tracey M. // Time; 9/2/1957, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p15
The article focuses on Walter Philip Reuther, head of the United Automobile Workers, and his proposal on automobile makers. Reuther proposed that the three automobile makers including General Motors Corp., Chrysler Corp., and Ford Motor Co. reduce its prices in the 1958 car models by 100 dollars...
- Detroit's New Line-Up.
DiLascio, Tracey M. // Time; 6/23/1961, Vol. 77 Issue 26, p65
The article discusses the economic condition in the U.S. especially for the automobile industry in 1961. It highlights several automobile companies such as General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Corp. and their productivity performance wherein their production depicted a 9 percent up in May 1961....
- Overhaul: An Insider's Account of the Obama Administration's Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry.
DiLascio, Tracey M. // Booklist; 11/15/2010, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p4
A review of the book "Overhaul: An Insider's Account of the Obama Administration's Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry," by Steven Rattner is presented.
- A Most Robust Rebound.
DiLascio, Tracey M. // Time; 5/10/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 19, p67
The article discusses the financial recovery of U.S. companies such as General Motors Corp. (GM) and Chrysler Corp. in 1976. It states that GM reported profits of 800 million U.S. dollars in the first quarter of 1976 compared to 59 million U.S. dollars in 1975 when the automobile industry and...