The Great Debate

What GM’s contract victory means

By Paul Ingrassia
September 29, 2011

By Paul Ingrassia
The views expressed are his own.

General Motors won.

That’s the bottom line from the new four-year contract with the company ratified by the United Auto Workers union yesterday.

The uncharted waters of government ownership

June 10, 2009

lou-lataif– Louis E. Lataif, a former president of Ford Motors of Europe, is dean of the Boston University School of Management. The views expressed are his own. —

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GM: Chapter 11 or bust

By David Bailey
June 1, 2009

David Bailey- Professor David Bailey works at the Coventry University Business School and has written extensively on globalisation, economic restructuring and industrial policy, with particular reference to the auto industry. The opinions expressed are his own. -

Fiat’s over-ambitious expansion strategy

By Paul Taylor
April 24, 2009

paul-taylor
– Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –

Revival of U.S. automaking awaits if UAW will follow Toyota

January 14, 2009

morici– Peter Morici is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Business and former chief economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission. The views expressed are his own. –

Bush’s auto plan will test Obama’s union loyalties

December 22, 2008

morici– Peter Morici is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Business and former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission.  The opinions expressed are his own. —

Bail out the car buyers

December 4, 2008

diana-furchtgott-roth1– Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. The opinions expressed are her own. —

Don’t let U.S. automakers delay restructuring

November 19, 2008

morici– Peter Morici, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Business and former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission, testified before the Senate Banking Committee on the proposed bailout for the domestic auto industry. The following is his written testimony to the committee. The opinions expressed are his own. —