automotive industry

  1. WI: Pierre-Jules Boulanger (who was the President of Citroën at the time) never dies in a car crash in 1950

    On November 12, 1950, Pierre-Jules Boulanger died in a car crash when he was driving a Citroën Traction Avant, before having known the success of the Citroën DS project he had managed at Citroën. And as a result, in 1958, Citroën was taken over by a corrupt clown known as Pierre Bercot...
  2. Automotive AHC/WI - Saving/Fixing the domestic French Motor Industry

    (Inspired by this: https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/threads/automotive-ahc-wi-saving-the-domestic-british-motor-industry.502002/ ) As the title suggests, the subject on saving/fixing the French Motor Industry has been explored many times over the years, one constant amongst many however...
  3. WI: A British/French Automobile Industry without corrupt Left-Wing governments that nationalized every company

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_industry_in_the_United_Kingdom https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_industry_in_Ireland https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_industry_in_France https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul-Marie_Pons#The_Pons_Plan As the title suggests, what do you think...
  4. AHC: Bus Culture instead of Car Culture-Based America

    Okay, so in our timeline, the United States is ridiculously dependent on cars. I cannot think of any country where personal car ownership is considered as ubiquitous or necessary as the united states, or where urban planning is as car-centric. Canada comes close, and there are some cities...
  5. Automotive history: WI Volkswagen never survived WWII

    The Volkswagen Beetle is possibly one of the most iconic and influential cars of all time. What started as one of Adolf Hitler's pet projects became the second best-selling car in history, launching Volkswagen to become one of the largest automakers in the world, and (before Dieselgate at least)...
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    WI: Nissan without Infiniti and Renault, 300ZX maker buys Kawasaki, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, and Isuzu until the last three, plus Subaru, gone dead

    I think if Nissan would avoid that kind of mishap they did [by establishing Infiniti and merging into Renault's umbrella] since many decades ago, about circa 1980s and [c.] 1990s... Then, in order to prevent itself [Nissan] from facing a corporate disaster, Nissan - which already owns Subaru -...
  7. ialociN_Nicolai_11x2_1995

    Car WI: Nissan minus Infiniti and Renault, 300ZX maker buys Kawasaki, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Suzuki and Isuzu until the last three, plus Subaru, gone dead

    So, before or after you people end up posting replies in this thread here on this website, therefore I would show to you this article regarding Nissan: === Fear and reprisals: How Nissan crushed its Ghosn probe whistleblower - The Japan Times Nissan Motor Co.’s former top lawyer, who led an...
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    Automotive WI: Toyota without Lexus, PSA Peugeot-Citroen merges with the Corolla maker by gaining benefit from the French marque's underpinnings

    I am not an American or Canadian here, but here is a thread I would post it for anybody. So, there are some ideas why, as something of a prologue: Both Toyota, Peugeot, and Citroen are deeply notable in the Euro-centric World Rally Championship (WRC) for its performances, with both Toyota and...
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