At the beginning of the 1990s the German car industry had its back to the wall. Japanese competitors were demonstrating significant advantages in terms of quality and productivity. Consultants warned that only a few global car groups would survive. Instead of following the Japanese concepts of lean production, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche and Audi developed a new innovative premium brand strategy and initiated a revolution in the industry by setting innovative benchmarks. This book analyzes the story.
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Author Biography - Philipp G. Rosengarten
PHILIPP G. ROSENGARTEN is a Senior Automotive Analyst at the Global Insight Automotive Group, the market leader in the area of automotive analysis and forecast. He is, amongst others, responsible for the global luxury car segment. He holds a Diploma of Business Administration from the Free University Berlin and completed a MPhil about car component suppliers at the London School of Economics and Political Science. CHRISTOPH B. STUERMER is a Senior Automotive Analyst at the Global Insight Automotive Group, the market leader in the area of automotive analysis and forecast, responsible for the German car market and the German car manufacturer. He holds a Diploma of Economics at Heidelberg University and has worked for DaimlerChrysler in various positions, such as the Marketing Strategy Department at Mercedes-Benz cars, where he was responsible for portfolio-management and strategic planning.