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Title:Global Trends in the Automotive Industry: Their Likely Impact on South African Automotive Assembly and Component Manufacturers
Author:Barnes, Justin R.
Year:2000
Periodical:Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa
Issue:43
Pages:52-74
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:automobiles
Development and Technology
Economics and Trade
Labor and Employment
Link:http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/html/itemdetail.cfm?recordID=745
Abstract:In this article, the most striking trends within the international automotive industry are outlined, as are their likely implications for the South African automotive industry. The article is divided into two parts. In the first part the major trends shaping the global motor vehicle industry are explored. In the second part the analysis of these trends is taken further by exploring their implications for the international automobile industry, as well as their likely positive and negative impacts on automotive assembly and component manufacturers in South Africa. A short conclusion draws together the major arguments and analytical issues raised. Bibliogr., notes, ref.
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