17 facts about the U.S. auto industry

1. The average age of cars in the United States grew by more than 50% since 1990 and now set the historical record in 10.8 years.  By the way, the average U.S. family home until the divorce is much less — only 8 years.  Bright personality do not get along with each other, Cho is really there.

2. United States in 2010 produced 2.7 million Car — twice in less than Germany (5.5 million).

3. The average worker earns automotive industry in Germany $ 67.14 per hour in the U.S. — half as much — $ 33.77 per hour.

4. In 2000, the U.S. has sold 17000000 vehicles in 2011 — less than 13 million.

5. Remember the days when the U.S. was the leading producer of cars and trucks? Gee, in 2010, the foreign trade deficit, seen only on the import and export of cars and parts in the United States amounted to wild 110000000000.

6. Japan produces 5 million more vehicles than the U.S..

7. South Korea sends to the United States about 12 times more cars than the United States to Korea.

8. Jeep Grand Cherokee, which costs the U.S. 27 haymakers in China costs 85 haymakers — because of customs duties and the protection of their manufacturers.

9. At the same time, the U.S. automakers spending hundreds of millions, to build a new factory in China.

10. In 1970, General Motors had 60% of the market in USA. Today — only 20%.

11. Since 1998, the market share of the "Big Three" U.S. automakers fell from 70% to 53% in 2008.

12. In Detroit, once known as the "Motor City", 48.5% of men aged 20 to 64 years not had a job in 2008.

13. The only company that is still collecting cars in Detroit — Chrysler.

14. Since Alan Mulally led Ford, it has reduced its U.S. jobs half.

15. Today only 40% of employees Ford's work in North America, with a large proportion of them in the United States, and in Mexico and Canada.

16. Average Mexican worker in the automotive industry receives less than 10% of employees in the United States.

17. In 2000, the U.S. auto industry had 1.3 million employees. Today — 698000.

Source — the economic collapse


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