Tag Archives: U.S. auto industry

Marketing and the new car companies

The June 8th issue of Forbes has as its cover story the new breed of American car companies. Unlike to old days, in which car companies were vertically integrated manufacturing enterprises, the new breed is more akin to a fabless … Continue reading

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Changes at GM

I have had the day to think about how I feel about Rick Wagoner being fired as CEO of GM and the process by which it happened. Those who have heard me speak know that I have cited GM as … Continue reading

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Self-destruct mode, is it part of the process?

The U.S. auto industry is in melt-down mode, that’s not news. The root cause problem(s) depend on who you ask, but the need to sell cars and trucks … now … is not in dispute. And there lies a problem. … Continue reading

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