APPLICATION OF PLANT MANUFACTURING BURDEN TO STANDARD PRODUCT COSTS AND COST ESTIMATES RELATED TO VEHICLE TEARDOWN STUDIES

The automotive industry's uses of competitive vehicle teardown studies are described and recommendations for more effective use of teardown data in vehicle weight reduction are presented. This report also relates the development and application of plant manufacturing burden to standard product costs and cost estimates developed from automotive vehicle teardown studies.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Incorporated

    Transportation Consulting Division, 4330 East-West Highway
    Bethesda, MD  United States  20814

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1983-8

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: v.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00382392
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-NHTSA-83-2 Final Rpt., HS-806 442
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1609
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1984 12:00AM