Samugrel Finalmente, conseguimos que fueran entregados a la embajada de los Estados Unidos. Pero incluso cuando se tiene el producto perfecto, cabe la posibilidad de cometer errores. Era inevitable que los papeles llegasen fuera de plazo, por lo que tuvimos que remitirles un nuevo juego de documentos por certificado urgente. Lee Iacocca Alrededor de un diez por ciento de sus ideas eran geniales, pero algunas rondaban lo absurdo. Tiene que creer en mi palabra. After years of tension between the two, Iacocca was finally fired from the company on En octubre defecha en que presentamos el Aries y el Reliant, ambos fracasaron.
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He notably secured the largest amount of federal financial assistance ever given to a private corporation at that time. Iacocca was the son of an Italian immigrant. Hired as an engineer by the Ford Motor Company , he quickly proved that he was better suited for sales. By he had become general manager of the Ford division and a vice president of the company. He was named president of Ford in , but his brash, unorthodox manner led to his dismissal in Lee Iacocca with the 45th-anniversary edition of the Ford Mustang.
Courtesy of The Iacocca Foundation Later that year Iacocca was hired as president by the Chrysler Corporation , which, having accumulated a huge inventory of low-mileage cars at a time of rising fuel prices, faced bankruptcy; he became chairman in Iacocca appealed to the federal government for aid, gambling that it would not allow Chrysler to fail when the national economy was already depressed.
Iacocca responded by finding new sources of credit and by trimming operations, closing plants, and persuading labour unions to accept layoffs and wage cuts. Iacocca became a national celebrity. He retired from Chrysler in Iacocca subsequently served on the board of several companies, and he was involved in various causes, especially diabetes research.
In he created the Iacocca Family Foundation to fund studies about the disease. Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:.
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He was granted the loans because it was felt that if a major corporation like Chrysler failed, thousands upon thousands of Chrysler employees would lose their jobs and the ripple effect of a company that big closing down could cause possibly hundreds of thousands more job losses it was also noted that it could be used politically to hammer the Carter administration by the Republicans in the elections. Lee used the money to develop the K-cars. Many auto enthusiasts believe that the fact that Iacocca could convince the public to buy those poorly made, underpowered and underwhelming cars is a testimony to what a great salesman he really is. Satisfied the Ford Thunderbird no longer needed a sporting image, Lee was looking for a replacement for the Thunderbird convertible.
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Dopo la laurea alla Lehigh, vinse la borsa di studio Wallace Memorial Fellowship e fu ammesso alla Princeton University , dove scelse politica e materie plastiche. La sua campagna fu estesa a livello nazionale e Iacocca fu chiamato a Dearborn , dove percorse una brillante carriera fino a divenire presidente della Ford Division a 40 anni, il 15 ottobre Hal Sperlich, il maggior promotore del progetto Mini-Max in Ford era stato licenziato qualche mese prima di Iacocca ed era stato assunto dalla Chrysler. Le Omni e le Horizon a trazione anteriore divennero dei best seller, con Ironicamente queste vetture erano state progettate insieme con la Chrysler Horizon che aveva come target il mercato europeo, a cui Iacocca aveva rinunciato nel In questo modo, sebbene la decisione fosse stata controversa, Iacocca ricevette garanzie dal governo. Subito dopo la crisi petrolifera degli anni settanta , queste auto piccole, efficienti ed economiche, a trazione anteriore , furono vendute con successo.