According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, annual vehicle sales are projected to increase to 5 million by 2015 and more than 9 million by 2020.  By 2050, the country is expected to top the world in car volumes with approximately 611 million vehicles on the nation's roads.  The majority of India's car manufacturing industry is based around three clusters in the south, west and north. The southern cluster near Chennai is the biggest with 35% of the revenue share. The western hub near Maharashtra is 33% of the market.
Revenue grew with the developing markets leading the race in each of the geographies with an increase in revenue of 24%. This was followed by an increase of 11.3% in Europe and 4.4% in North America. As on December 31, 2010, Kraft Foods had $2.09 million of cash and cash equivalents compared with $2.48 million at the end of year 2010.
To fight back these external evils, Tata Motors came out with plans of expansion to fight back competition via mergers and acquisitions and to fight back globalization it decided to cut costs and thereby introduced the worlds cheapest car. But all these activities had severe implications on its internal organizational change. Change was seen both on the management and at the employee level. At the management level change was seen for cutting costs and providing the cheapest car to the world market and at the employee level change was seen because of the much needed Tata Motors to merge with Daewoo, which caused a lot of change in its employees. In 2004, Tata Motors took over Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company of Korea.
Compare and Contrast the recent growth of India and China The world has been rapidly evolving for the last several decades, and the trend of growth is indicative of a shift in the balance of economic power from the West, to the Eastern powerhouses of India and China. Both countries have been growing at phenomenal rates as compared to global standards and have achieved incredibly high GDP growth rates of 6.4% and 9.2% respectively. This growth can be attributed to many factors, such as the opening of both India and China’s markets to FDI. China is by far the more encouraging of the two nations in terms of inviting FDI and is the second largest recipient of FDI in the world, for instance China attracted more FDI in the first six months of 2012 than the USA ($59.1 billion compared to $57.4 billion). The majority of the FDI in China tends to be focused on the secondary, manufacturing industries.
ALTERNATIVE BEVERAGE CASE STUDY Charles Taylor University of Maryland University College Case 2 | | Due | 01-Apr-2013 | 11:59PM | | 3% | | Industry overview The Alternative Beverage industry, once a niche market, now comprises a major segment of the entire beverage industry. Projected to be well over a $50 billion market by the year 2014, alternative beverages are arguably the fastest growing segment of the beverage industry with the ability to sustain consistent growth in mature markets. This constantly emerging market consists of energy drinks, sports drinks, vitamin drinks, juices, teas, and waters packed with exotic herbs and vitamins. The Pepsi Co., markets a competitive line of alternative beverages which include brands such as Gatorade, Propel, SoBe Lifewater, and Amp Energy drinks. These beverages, which generally command higher price points than their carbonated contemporaries, now account for more than half of all industry growth.
With the rise of customers demand, the competitions among the automobile industry are becoming more and more intense. It is report: In 2006, the world vehicles productions were 69210,000. And America company manufactured 11260,000. (http://wardsauto.com) General Motor, Toyota, BMW, VW and so on, those famous and big vehicle manufacturers competed intensely for the vehicles sales market. Background General Motors Corporation, the world's largest automaker, has been the global industry sales leader for 76 years.
The number of sales was rising instantly because of the growing demand from every state. But we are wrong if we think that , the Eastern car manufacturing was significant in the world. Their share in the world market was only 6%, despite of the production over 2million units (1980). The truck industry was basically the same. From the ‘50s the production started to grow, and it was rising until the end of the ‘80s.
BUFN 760 – Applied Equity ***************************** Analysis of McDonald’s Part 1 Trend Analysis After a close analysis of McDonald’s financial reports, we find the following trends. 1. Profitability Revenue has a steady growth from 2007($22787 millions) to 2011($27006 millions), with an average growth rate of 3.4%. Gross Margin increased for the first 4 years and then dropped slightly from 40.03% (2010) to 39.57%(2011). The overall growth of gross margin showed that McDonald’s was generating higher profit.
And the reasons are: a. India is a fast growing economy and an attractive market over the past 15 years. b. India is currently rebuilding its infrastructure and they would need thousands of miles of new pipelines for oil and gas. c. Third largest welding market in Asia (in 2006); industry growth higher than the country’s growth rate. 2. If you were to expand to India, would you enter through acquisition, a Greenfield site or some type of joint venture?