COST ESTIMATES OF 1985 MODEL (AND SELECTED OTHER MODEL YEARS) BUMPERS FOR MONITORING COSTS OF THE 1982 PART 581 BUMPER STANDARD. VOLUME 1

The consumer cost trends resulting from the implementation of FVSS 581 was determined by a process of tear down analysis of representative vehicle bumpers for 1985 domestic and imported vehicles, and for selected 1981, 1983 and 1984 domestic and imported vehicles. Components removed from the selected vehicles or purchased over-the-counter were used to establish the basic cost of the bumper systems produced for the 1985 model year. Automotive industry type manufacturing cost estimating techniques were utilized to develop the costs attributable to the systems.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Advantech International, Incorporated

    32384 Edwards Drive
    Madison Heights, MI  United States  48071
  • Authors:
    • Ludtke, N F
    • Osen, W R
  • Publication Date: 1986-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 257 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00607833
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-806 974
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1991 12:00AM