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American Car Makers and Bad Management
In the news, and in a few publications, the Detroit (US) car makers have been blamed for

car repair job  American Car Makers The car industry is divided into after-market and before-market selling. The after-market will be most affected favorably sometime in the future, when the repairs begin to increase and it is more advantageous to repair a car then to trade it in for a newer model. Remedies have to improve the following areas: American car manufacturers have to tailor car manufacturing to match the quality of foreign products. Move away from the business model geared to building large, high-margin vehicl

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