MULTINATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF MAJOR U.S. AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCERS. VOLUME III. RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENGINEERING ABROAD

This is Volume III of the report on the multinational activities of the four major U.S. automotive producers. The primary objective of Volume III is to evaluate the RD&E activities performed abroad by the U.S. automotive multinationals in order to determine: (a) which foreign subsidiaries participate in RD&E efforts; (b) the magnitude of RD&E efforts made by these foreign subsidiaries; (c) the particular location and capabilities of RD&E efforts performed abroad; and, (d) the particular type of RD&E performed at different locations abroad. In addition, the report assesses: (e) the factors which cause the establishment and evolution of RD&E activities abroad by the U.S. automotive multinationals; and, (f) the significance and probable future of RD&E performed abroad by the U.S. automotive multinationals.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB-289 107, and Volume 4, PB-289 109. Also available in set of 5 reports PC E13, PB-289 105-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ronstadt (Robert C.) Associates, Incorporated

    Dover, MA  USA 

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Ronstadt, R C
    • Casey, W
    • Jeannet, J P
    • Marthinsen, J
    • Whorf, R
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 57 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190531
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/TSC/NHTSA-78-21-3
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1387-3
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 14 2002 12:00AM