The Success Of The American Auto Industry Essay

845 Words Oct 11th, 2016 4 Pages
The American Auto Industry has flourished ever since it’s uprising in the early 1900s. “Although the blueprint for the modern automobile was perfected in Germany and France in the late 1800s, Americans dominated the industry in the first half of the twentieth century. Henry Ford innovated mass-production techniques that became standard, with Ford, General Motors and Chrysler emerging as the “Big Three” auto companies by the 1920s (, 2010).” But this industry has always been one of the leading industries for environmental issues and hazards around the world, especially in the United States. Many of the matters in this industry include global competition, new technology for powering the product, the effects of emission on the environment and the government’s response, as well as consumer opinions about the product.

“Japan became the largest car producing nation in the world in 2000, and in the first quarter of 2008 Toyota surpassed American General Motors to become the world 's biggest vehicle manufacturer (“Automotive industry in Japan,” 2016).” After trade agreements in 1995 allowing both countries to set up more dealerships that allow cheaper replacement parts being sold in one another’s countries and increasing job creation not only in the US but Japan as well. Japan manufactures brands like Isuzu, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Yamaha, and Nissan to name a few has helped the Japanese car manufacturers to win awards in the European, International, and World car…

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