THE DYNAMIC AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY: COMPETITION, INNOVATION, AND CHANGE

This Review summarizes 22 presentations made at the 3-day automotove forum at the University of Michigan Management Briefing Seminars conducted in July 1985. The speeches are as follows: Introduction; First Down and Goal to Go; The Second Industrial Revolution; The Wheel Was Only the Beginning; International Economic Fragmentation and the World Auto Market; The UAW at 50 - Looking Ahead; Self-Expression and Product Differentiation in the Auto Industry; Prospects for the Cooperation of Korea and Developed Countries in the Automotive Industry; The Auto-In-Michigan Project: Michigan AIMs to Understand the Future; Technology - A GM Perspective; Automotive Design in the Fifth Era; Technology - The Focal Point for Business Success; The Impact of Technology on Product Planning; C-P-C and Suppliers: Partners in Planning; Engineering Thermoplastic Exterior Body Panels: A New Direction for the Automotive Industry; Fuel Supplies - Looking Back, Looking Ahead; An Action Research Agenda for Technology Implementation; The Supply Side: Looking Down the Road; Pininfarina: A Contribution to the Worldwide Automotive Concept; Getting Ready for the Future; Chrysler Corporation's Manufacturing Strategy; Status of CIM in Industry - Promise vs Reality; Donnelly Corporation's Approach to Competing in the World Market.

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    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

    2901 Baxter Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  United States  48109-2150
  • Publication Date: 1985-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 47p
  • Serial:
    • UMTRI Research Review
    • Volume: 16
    • Issue Number: 2/3
    • Publisher: University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
    • ISSN: 0739-7100

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00495849
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-039 903
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1990 12:00AM