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The Industry in the face of the Euro’s (partial) demise

Posted in Chysler, Euro, Eurxit, Fiat, Ford, General Motors, Germany, Grexit, Nissan, OEMs, Opel, Peugeot, Renault, Spain, suppliers, Toyota, Turkey, and Volkswagen

…Eurxit and beyond… The Euro as currently configured is not sustainable, from both an economic and from a political perspective. Spain cannot possibly deflate its…

Bad News for Toyota? – the Detroit 3 are Back

Posted in Accord, Camry, Chrysler, fixed costs, Ford, General Motors, GM, Honda, Impala, legacy costs, marginal costs, mid-sized cars, profitability, and Toyota

…the Detroit 3 are returning to the midsized-car segment… I’m tossing out back issues of Automotive News to try to fit into a corner office…

Toyota vs GM: Guess Who’s the Dinosaur!

Posted in Camry, corporate strategy, dominant firm models, General Motors, GM, Hyundai, Impala, Malibu, microeconomics, product comparisons, Sonata, and Toyota

…economic theory says dominant firms adopt strategies that undermine their dominance … This isn’t an enthusiast site, and I’m not a car guy. My family…