Tagged: automotive industry

China squeezes foreign automakers

The Wall Street Journal reported that the Chinese government is considering forcing foreign automakers to reveal their electric vehicle technology in exchange for market access. Dean Emeritus of BU’s School of Management and former Ford executive, Louis Lataif says China may well become a global leader in EV over the coming decades. “However, China need […]

Toyota pushing ahead

Despite recalls and bad PR , Toyota says it will use no-interest loans and lease discounts to help regain over the rest of 2010 the U.S. market share lost over the past two months.¬† School of Management Dean Louis Lataif, a former Ford executive, says when one automaker launches a big incentive program others¬†usually follow. […]