Tag Links: aluminum, steel, gas


There's another reason for automakers' robust profits in North America aside from surging auto sales and moderating labor costs -- dramatically lower prices for steel, aluminum, natural gas and other commodities.

A recent study by the consulting firm AlixPartners found that raw material costs per North American-produced vehicle, have fallen $476, or 24% from about $1,976 last August to $1,500 in May.

Read Article

Lower Raw Material Prices Boosting Automaker Profits Rather Than Lowering Consumers Cost

About the Author


User Comments


Add your Comments

Images hosted in your AgentSpace can now be posted in the comments section using the following syntax (case matters): [img]IMAGE URL[/img]
Example: [img]http://agent001.myautospies.com/images/sample.jpg[/img]