The Changing U.S. Auto Industry

The Changing U.S. Auto Industry : A Geographical Analysis

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First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

Product details

  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 607g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138970158
  • 9781138970151

Table of contents

1. The Changing Geography of Automobile Production Part 1 . Development of the Geography of US Automotive Production 2. Automobile Production Concentrates in Michigan 3. Ford Revolutionizes the Geography of Production 4. General Motors Builds Branch Assembly Plants 5. Components Plants locate in the Southern Great Lakes Region Part 2. Reasons for Recent Locational Changes: Regional Scale 6. Market Fragmentation 7. Just-in-time Delivery Part 3. Reasons for Recent Locational Changes: Community Scale 8. Governmental Impact on Locational Decisions 9. Avoiding Militant Workers 10. Whipsawing Existing Plants Conclusion Bibliographyshow more