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1,494 words... that publication, which is the longest any motoring journalist has worked for the same paper. The 1000 cc Toyota Corona was launched in May of 1957. The year of 1958 was the year of the Ford Edsel, a V 8 engine of 5. 9 or 6. 7 liters. The Lincoln-Mercury Division of Ford in Detroit launched it. Their appearance was quite strange with a wrap around windshield, prolific fins, lots of flashy chromium plating and a radiator reminiscent of a horses neckwear. Only 35, 000 were sold in the first si...
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2,332 wordsThe Twentieth Century was profoundly affected by the innovations of Henry Ford. The invention of the automobile gave opportunities to multitudes of people. These opportunities were not just in transportation, but in occupation as well. Today, no matter where a Ford is produced, the consumer knows that they are receiving a high quality product. The reason for this is that the majority of Ford vehicle parts are designed by Ford engineers, manufactured in Ford plants and assembled in Ford product l...
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1,797 wordsFlint, Michigan, the birthplace of General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union (UAW), is facing the devastating affects of the closing of 11 General Motors plants which results in approximately 30, 000 + jobs lost. The people of Flint made up the largest majority of workers for GM and they enjoyed much prosperity and publicity at the hands of their wealthy employers. General Motors chairman, Roger Smith, claims that this [closing of the plants] is something it has to do to stay competitive ...
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1,444 wordsResearch on General Motors Description of Automobile Industry: Automobile industry is the modern manufacturing industry including commercial vehicles (CVs), cars, three-wheelers and two-wheelers segments. The automotive industry has been playing a leading role in spurring growth in economies throughout the world since the industrial revolution. It is a sector characterized by not only tremendous potential growth, but also very high profile trade disputes, and intense competition. In the 21 st ce...
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1,458 words... cept at the North American International Auto Show in January, 2000. 1994: The Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES) and GM mutually endorse each others' Environmental Principles. GM is the first Fortune 50 Company to endorse the CERES Principles. That same year, GM is the first automobile manufacturer to join CERES. 1994: GM and The Nature Conservancy sign commitment to work together on sustainability programs and initiatives. 1994: GM joins the President's Council for...
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Gross Profit Margin Net Profit Margin
1,637 wordsGeneral Motors Financial Ratio Analysis I. General Motors History Highlights In its early years the automobile industry consisted of hundreds of firms, each producing a few models. William Durant, who bought and reorganized a failing Buick Motors in 1904, determined that if several automobile makers would unite, it would increase the protection for the group. He formed the General Motors Company in Flint, Michigan, in 1908. Durant had bought 17 companies (including Oldsmobile, Cadillac, and Pont...
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Miles Per Hour Seat Belts
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1,515 wordsLegal Commentary Assignment The article: General Motors has recalled 224, 000 1998 / 1999 Cadillac Deville Sedans. As a result of a defective side impact sensor module, the vehicles airbag may either unintentionally deploy or not deploy at all. To date, there have been 306 reports of the sensor malfunction. Of these, 61 of the incidents have resulted in minor injuries such as cuts and bruises. Deemed as the responsive thing to do, General Motors started notifying owners of the vehicle by mail co...
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General Motors Dayton Ohio
942 wordsI believe that General Motors Has one of the best technical development facilities. When an ambitious young inventor named Charles E Kettering set up a small laboratory in a Dayton, Ohio, barn in 1909, he laid the foundation for what was to become the automotive industry's first research laboratory. Today that organization survives and thrives as the General Motors Research and Development Center. Charles F. Kettering's first laboratory, 1909 - 1911, was in E. A. Deeds barn in Dayton, Ohio. This...
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