What began as a business to satisfy Americans’ love of the automobile has grown over the past several decades into an international industry. From washing one’s car in the driveway with a water hose and bucket of soapy water, to the do-it-yourself, unattended coin operated high-pressure wand locations, to today’s professional car washing businesses which feature complex automatic equipment and technological systems to wash cars more safely and effectively than ... ... middle of paper ... ...ion wash bays are a huge competitive risk as these gas retailers usually offer discounted car washes with the purchase of gasoline. For the full-service wash model, they too have to be in tune with cheaper and less service options as in challenging economies, their services become more difficult to justify for the consumer who is worried about income. Competitive rivalry, threat of substitution, and threat of new entry are the forces that the full-service model is at most risk with. Poor service reputation and lack of a strong value proposition puts this car wash model at serious risk of substitution.
This department makes sure that the company has enough staff to run the company as a whole. I.e. Ford may need a special worker for manufacturing of a new car, the HR department will take care of recruiting and interviewing applicants for the vacancy. • Research & Design This department work with the marketing department but in the other side by focusing on the features and appearances of the product. This department really works with the customer needs of which concerns of colours or looks of a Ford car.
The companies I selected were Ford Motor Company and its top competitor Toyota Motor Corporation. I selected these companies due to the fact that I’m in the process of purchasing a car. I wanted to view the companies’ background to see if they were advancing with technology as well as safety. I selected these companies also to see which has had the most recalls. Background of Companies Ford Motor Company is the largest automotive manufactures in the world.
Toyota found that the customers esteemed high innovation, moderate cost and quality. A huge part of the underlying commercial spending plan for the Prius went to materials to help merchants convey the new crossover innovation to the clients. Amid 2007, the second era Prius came in the market. This time Toyota focused on the customers tend to request solid, moderate, demonstrated items. Toyota burns through £27,218,000 on the limited time exercises in the UK.