Toyota Motor Europe Analysis

Toyota Motor Europe Analysis - operations. Toyota has...

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2. Is competition in the minicar segment of the European automobile industry best described as global or multi-country? The competition in the minicar segment of the European automobile industry best described as multi-country because customers from different countries are seeking different features and quality in the car. Features and quality could be from air conditioning, more horsepower, diesel engines that consumed less fuel and more accessories (c-252). Industry and competitive conditions may also be different from country to country, but in the European countries, the car was positioned as a fashion item and the most innovative features around the car such as receiving special rates at parking garages (C-251). 3. Which type of international strategy is TME using in its international operations? TME is using a global competitive approach strategy in its international
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Unformatted text preview: operations. Toyota has reached global success by its brand recognition and customer loyalty across the countries. Toyota’s management philosophy known as “The Toyota Way” (c-253) is the set of rules and attitudes that guided and helped Toyota successfully penetrated global markets and established their world-wide presence in the market. 4. Identify and describe (5) reasons the TME chose a joint venture with PSA to enter the European minicar segment. 1. The reason for the TME to chose a joint venture with PSA was to produce a minicar with 93 percent common parts between the Toyota, Peugeot and Clitroen cars (C-248). 2. PSA remained Europe’s second biggest manufacturer after the VW Group. 3. 5. Identify and describe (2) ways in which TME's competitive position has been weakened by the alliance....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2009 for the course BUSINESS 34213 taught by Professor Billwatson during the Spring '09 term at Oregon.

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