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Big Three

The three largest automobile firms in the United States: General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford. Historically, their performance was considered an indicator of the performance of the wider American economy.

Big Three

A widely used reference to the three major automobile manufacturers in the United States: Chrysler Division of DaimlerChrysler, Ford, and General Motors.
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Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) said its new location near Detroit enables swift implementation of technologies and applications, including connectivity solutions at Detroit's Big Three automakers.
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White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters aboard Air Force One that the report is a milestone for the Big three automakers, Chrysler, Ford and General Motors, since the federal government pumped 80 billion taxpayer dollars to bailout the US auto industry.
The deal covers 'significant investments and products' at the automaker's plants, and a greater emphasis on profit sharing based on the company's overall performance, which has been a major sticking point for the Big Three automakers.
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automakers remains highly uncertain, but Ford - the only one of the Big Three automakers to turn down Washington's bailout money - this week surprised investors and the general public by declaring net income of nearly $1 billion for the third quarter.
While many industries are suffering, Detroit's Big Three automakers are on the verge of collapse.
where the Big Three automakers (Ford, GM and Chrysler), as wet[ as other manufacturers, operate large production facilities.
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22 (ANI): Nearly half of Americans say they are ready to let the Big Three automakers go out of business rather than rescue the sputtering car companies with taxpayer dollars, a new poll shows.
Well, I am just trying to figure out exactly why the CEOs of the big three automakers in the US - General Motors, Ford and Chrysler - found the prospect of using the public portion of Dulles so objectionable.
Now, the United States Treasury is headed for a mistake of historic and catastrophic proportions by refusing to bail out America's Big Three automakers.