For cultural and historical reasons, China has relatively less experience in brand building, so the US currently seems to have a comparative advantage in internationally known brands.
When it comes to carhaul drivers, automakers are failing to meet their end of the bailout bargain and taxpayers should hold them accountable.
An interesting tidbit came out of a recent Consumer Reports study: The more money a consumer spends on a car does not translate into a more reliable vehicle.
Phase III: Obama Strikes Back. The Republicans are still leaderless and teabaggers have hung up their Lipton for the winter. Meanwhile, two-thirds of Americans still want health care reform.
Raising a big family was tough for my parents. Feeding 11 people on an auto-workers income meant everything my parents did required effort and creativity.
By re-sizing our Medicare system to one we can afford, America can avoid the fate of GM and maintain its competitive position for decades to come.
In Michael Moore's worldview, a goodly portion of the American people are ignorant, uneducated, clueless pinheads too stupid to realize the fundamental principle of a loan.
According to a recent report the number of millionaire households around the world fell from around 11 million in 2007 to 9 million last year. The only region going the other way -- Latin America.
With the glimmering hope of the Obama campaign behind us, Moore's film is a wake-up call to renew and expand America's democratic promise.
What good is a business's bottom line if we end up with air we can see and chew?
Not in many years has television given the American viewing public an example of as impressive a documentary as HBO did Monday evening with The Last Truck: the Closing of a GM Factory.
Money wasn't just "given" to Wall Street firms. It bought something of value. And now that the firms (and the market in general) are recovering, they're starting to pay it back. With interest.
The organic community may eventually be open to biotech crops if long-term, independent studies show there are no ecological or human health impacts. Before then, why risk it?
Will the used-car bubble burst once the Cash for Clunkers program comes to a close? Dealers seem to have predicted this and have sprung into action with the 2009 Automotive Stimulus Program.
Americans may trust Mr. Obama, but they don't trust Congress, certainly not about major reform of health care and not in such uncertain times.
The theme of the 'Bare Necessity' is, as GM Designer Therese Tant writes, a back-to basics approach, less is more, less cost, less complexity = efficiency.