More like Toyota, Honda? Careful what you wish for

Lapham, Edward
November 2008
Automotive News;11/24/2008, Vol. 83 Issue 6335, p30
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's comments about the bailout of automobile industry in the U.S. The author says that now that the Detroit 3 have narrowed the gaps in productivity, quality and labor costs, the transplants have one advantage which is that their headquarters, engineering staffs and main product development operations are all overseas. So General Motors Corp., Ford and Chrysler ought to move and Ford could easily relocate to Cologne, Germany, where Ford of Europe is headquartered.


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