The Change of American Auto Industry

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The change of American automobile industry

Bing Bai

St. Thomas University

Feb 20, 2013

Author Note Bing Bai, Department of Business, St. Thomas University This research was supported in part by a grant from the BUS 673 management writing & reporting class. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Bing Bai, Department of Business, St. Thomas University, 16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054 Contact: b0771276@stu.edu

Introduction 2009, by the impact of the economic downturn in North America, the auto market is also showing a downward trend, the U.S. auto market, sales reached bottom in recent years, a decline of more than 20%. With the slow recovery of the economy in North America, as well as various stimulus policies play a role, so that the downward trend in remission. In 2010, total sales of U.S. automotive (car, SUV, MPV, pickup truck) reached 11,590,274, an increase of 11% year-on-year, U.S. vehicle sales remained year-on-year growth of 11% in January-July 2011. Undergo the shrinking of automobile market, although the United States rely on to curb the momentum of a sharp decline in the automotive market policy factors to a certain extent, the government "TM" subsidies just one pin short-term cardiac and unable to drive the stable recovery of the automotive market. The decline of the Big Three, but also to the global automotive industry, the research and development of new automotive technologies put on the agenda, energy-saving, environmentally-friendly automotive products, technology has become so rampant, global vehicle manufacturers and parts manufacturers are widely expand the exploration of energy-saving technologies and products . Overall, in order to focus on the development of electric…...

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