Essay about The Issues Of The Automobile Usage

826 Words May 16th, 2015 4 Pages
As we know the automobile usage has increased all over the world especially in the last decades and the companies are aware of the increasing environmental issues of their product and processes they are facing. The big manufacturers know about the need of having improved environmental performance in their operations and have set environment programs to tackle with these issues. These programs have a wide scope and also cover some requirements for the suppliers.
According to Global competition we have several brands. In the United States there are three big companies (Ford, Chrysler and General Motors) which contend with other foreign companies, mainly with Japan brands like: Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Honda, Mazda, Isuzu, Subaru. In second level Korean cars has been recognized to be a strong competitor as well, brand like: Hyundai, Kia, Daewoo. Other countries like India, China are also considered as competitors. According with this data the global competition is extremely high.
2.- New Technology
The environment issues and the customers’ exigency have force the manufacturers to include new technology in the products. According to environment issues the automobiles have develop from steam powered at the beginning to electric cars today.
The benefits of electric cars is widely known, that is, no gas emission but the low speed got make them no too practical, thus the use are increasing at a very slow rate, besides the prices are still moderate high. Also there are hybrid cars…

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