Annual US Auto Production by Make 1896-1966

Few industries have had more impact on American society (and workers) than the auto industry.  The famous “Big Three” of General Motors (GM), Ford, and Chrysler evolved from hundreds of small carmakers, a pattern seen in many industries to this day.  The...
Jeep: The Little Brand That Could

Jeep: The Little Brand That Could

Earlier this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (“FCA”), technically a Dutch Company, proposed a marriage with the seriously-French automaker Renault.  Initial investor reaction to the marriage was strong.  If the deal is approved by shareholders and...