The Auto industry in America has been in the hot seat in the last months. But not especially due to the Amercian cars, but to the European ones.
But let have first a look inside the American Auto industry to note that, regarding Global Automakers, the industry has become a significant part of U.S economy and has changed drastically in the last 50 years. The industry employs 123.000 direct employees and creates 1.1 million indirect jobs, mostly in manufacturing
It seems that the industry is quite strong in the U.S. Now, the automotive industry suffered a deep crisis between the 2007 and 2010, which Bai X., (2012) relates directly to the global financial crisis. This crisis was suffered in America as well as in Europe, Russia or the UK.
The markets, as well as the auto industry, are recovering from those black days. But in any case, the American auto industry has to fight with a very strong European market as well as Japanese. It exists a tendency among Europeans, to sell the stamp ‘made in Europe’ when they are trying to sell their cars. It is hard to find American cars in Europe and the European finds less interesting the American robust designs.
Another issue regarding global competition in the industry is the continuous fight among European and American manufacturers who accuse each other of wrongdoing. All this bad advertising affects directly the industry creating big amount of losses.
For instance, it was revealed a report that said that US cars were less safe…
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1 Adapted from the Economist Intelligent Unit data services, accessed October 11, 2010. Nominal GDP in $ at
purchasing power parity.
Geoffrey G. Jones, Carin-Isabel Knoop, and Ricardo Reisen de Pinho, “Brazil at the Wheel”, HBS case 9-804080, February 10, 2010.
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