Financial Components Affecting The Auto Industry

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The carmaker recorded its fourth straight quarterly losses by the top of 2008 with red ink of $20.eight million within the third quarter. Also during the July to September interval, sales dropped 63 percent to three,835 vehicles. Its production traces have been idle since December 17 as a part of efforts to reduce its inventory. In December 2008, SAIC gave an ultimatum to the SsangYong union to accept its restructuring plan or face the father or mother company’s withdrawal, which, if implemented, would mean sure bankruptcy. A 70% share of SsangYong was acquired by India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Limited in February 2011.


Reported in Bloomberg on December 23, 2008, that Mitsubishi Motors is to widen production cuts on falling demand. The Japanese maker of Outlander sport-utility autos, will scrap the evening shifts at two home factories because the deepening international recession saps auto demand. The carmaker will halt the evening shift at its Mizushima plant, excluding the minicar line. The cuts are part of Mitsubishi’s transfer to reduce planned output by 110,000 autos in the year ending March due to tumbling gross sales in Japan, the U.S. and Europe. Japan’s vehicle gross sales could fall to the bottom in 31 years in 2009, based on the country’s automobile manufacturers association. Mitsubishi may even halt production of passenger cars on every Friday next month at the Mizushima factory in western Japan. The Okazaki plant in central Japan will close each Saturday in January and … Read More