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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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In a comprehensive formal response to the campaign launched by the Big three US airlines to block competition and roll back the benefits of Open Skies, Etihad Airways has urged the US government to 'keep the skies open'.
Whether or not they win another title, the Heat will surely have a hard time keeping the Big Three together because of their higher asking price.
It's a fact that the Big Three has destroyed the democratic means by which the ICC functioned till now.
PCB Chief said, if given a chance he was keen to meet Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, who is also the Patron in Chief of the PCB to brief him on the Big Three and to have his opinion on the issue, and to chalk out a strategy in the larger interest of Pakistan, to present the case of the country in the next ICC meeting.
These series offered are just bribery for Pakistan so that the PCB can vote in favour of the Big three for their proposal," he said.
REFORM of the system is something we hear from the big three parties.
SALES in the US took a hammering in 2009 with the big three reporting awful figures for the year.
The Big Three autos, coupled with the construction of the 42,500 mile Interstate Highway System and the establisment of a vast network of safe and inexpensive motels such as Holiday Inns, opened the continent for inexpensive family vacations.
org to explore the question "Should the Big Three auto makers be bailed out by the US government?
Proponents of a bailout for the Big Three have emphasized the enormous job losses associated with a bankruptcy scenario, including not only jobs directly provided by the automakers, but also jobs with parts suppliers, auto dealers, and in the transport and advertising industries.
As the big three, Gambling Commission and exchanges destroy any hope the independent bookmaker has of competing, I sometimes wonder whether the racing media, and punters as a whole, appreciate and recognise the necessity of a healthy betting market that includes the smaller bookmaker.
Sluggish consumer demand for trucks and other gas-guzzlers -- the Big Three's mainstay products -- continued to squeeze the Big Three, though they have adopted a strategy of focusing on fuel-efficient smaller cars.