The purpose of this article is to evaluate and compare two contrasting projects in the automotive industry where company acquisition is used as a means of leveraging advantage in product and process technologies. The acquisitions considered are of Tritec Motors Ltda in Brazil by Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) and Volvo Car Corporation by the Chinese Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. The article examines the motivation for the acquisition, the financial aspects, the practical aspects and the national policy frameworks within which the automotive industry operates in the countries concerned. The areas studied in the acquisition projects include technology transfer, product development and related quality implications.
|Title of host publication||Revista MundoPM-Project Management,|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
|Event||LGP Forum - Sao Paulo, Brazil|
Duration: 1 Mar 2015 → …
|Period||1/03/15 → …|