Amérique du Sud
Main technological strategies of the world automotive industry to reduce air pollution caused by the use of the automobile: Restrictions for their use on the Mexican market
Innovation in SMEs Sonora and Entrepreneurs National Fund. An evaluation of public policies from the perspective of local innovation systems.
Ecodesign Practices in Heavyweight Vehicles Development – A Case Study about the Impact of Euro5 emission standard in Brazilian Industry
Potential development of electric vehicles production and market in Brazil: a discussion focused on automotive and electric sector strategies
Automotive quality failures “recalls” in major manufacturing companies and its relation to quality systems.
Employment relations at global automotive subsidiaries in China and Mexico – converging or diverging?
A proposal for assessing the level of modularity and design and in production in the development of vehicles with the participation of Brazilian engineering centers.
Global Comparisons in Motives for Car Use between Belgium, Brasil, USA and Japan: Effects of Gender, Urbanization and Cultural factors
A Social-constructionist Comparative Study of Instrumental, Symbolic and Affective motives of car use in young urban drivers in Sao Paulo and Kyoto
Automotive Industrial policy and R&D Activities: Evidence from the Brazilian experience in the period 2005-2015
A proposal for assessing the level of modularity and design and in production in the development of vehicles with the participation of Brazilian engineering centers
Common Automotive Policy between Argentina and Brazil: its impact at local and regional auto parts industries
Implementation of best organizational practices: Case of Mexican tier one supplier
This article is based on the case of a tier one company dedicated to the production of leather for automotive seats. The objective of the study was to analyze the best organizational practices that the company had implemented. The methodology source used was from a case study of a Mexican company that was acquired by a company with Japanese capital in 2005, with corporate headquarters in Detroit, United States. The analysis was conducted through interviews and a survey among the company’s personnel. read more