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  • Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Design Fundamentalsby Iqbal Husain

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 99.95

    With the fast increasing interest of governments and the automotive industry in next-generation vehicles, present and future engineers need to understand the technical details of electric and hybrid automobiles and their components. This book offers the first comprehensive treatment of the technical details of these vehicles. Starting with the historic... more...

  • Global Strategies and Local Realitiesby John Humphrey; Yveline Lecler; Mario Salerno

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 205.00

    This book provides up-to-date information on globalisation trends and the transformations taking place in emerging markets. It discusses key themes of relevance to the auto industry, including the environmental impact of the car, adaptation of designs for the needs of emerging markets and the emergence of global mega-suppliers. These issues are placed... more...

  • The European Automobile Industryby William A. Maloney; Andrew McLaughlin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book presents an analysis of some of the changes that have transformed the automobile industry in the last thirty years illustrating some of the most significant consequences of globalization. Focusing on the response of Europe's policy makers, it analyzes government-industry relations at both national and transnational levels, demonstrating how... more...

  • The Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry in Chinaby G. Festel; A. Kreimeyer; U. Oels; M. von Zedtwitz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 81.40

    ?Don?t miss out on China!? and ?What are you doing about China?? Catch phrases like these are spreading among managers all over the world. Just take a brief look at the business class occupancy of flights from Europe, North America or Japan to major Chinese cities: This gives you a glimpse of how business people are attracted by steady growth rates... more...

  • High Noon in the Automotive Industryby Helmut Becker

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 81.40

    This book was born from curiosity. To begin with, it was the curiosity of an economist who studied in the 60?s in an environment which has subsequently developed from national into global economics. Who has to recognize that politicians, scholars and large segments of society oblivious to supranational authorities and e- nomic globalization forces... more...

  • Innovating with Infrastructureby Sumila Gulyani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 144.00

    How do industrial firms in developing countries contend with and survive acute shortages of physical infrastructure? Gulyani examines the impact of inadequate power and freight transportation on the costs and competitiveness of Indian automobile firms and the innovative coping strategies that firms devise. Using in-depth firm-level surveys and supply-chain... more...

  • Surviving Transformationby Vincent P. Barabba

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 59.99 US$ 53.99

    Describes the impressive strategic turnaround at General Motors beginning in the early 1990s that has brought it back from the brink of bankruptcy. Focuses on how other companies in a variety of industries can learn from GM's experience. more...

  • Charging Aheadby Joe Sherman

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99 US$ 44.99

    Charging Ahead is a classic tale of perseverance against daunting odds in the pursuit of a personal dream--and an environmental revolution.You'd have to be a fool to market a consumer electric car, let alone challenge the big three auto makers with a little start up company. But MIT graduate James Worden, with his girlfriend and a handful of audacious... more...

  • In the Rings of Saturnby Joe Sherman

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 49.99 US$ 44.99

    In this compelling, readable narrative, Joe Sherman explores virtually every aspect of the Saturn project, America's biggest and most publicized industrial success of the last decade. Here is the whole story--Saturn's mysterious beginnings inside General Motors in 1982; the site hunt that involved 38 states and ended in Spring Hill, Tennessee; the... more...

  • Cars, Carriers of Regionalism?by Yannick Lung; Jorge Carrillo; Rob van Tulder

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00

    This highly topical book brings together some of the world's leading specialists on the global car industry who discuss the ins and outs of the faster lane of regionalism at a time that the world is reassessing the ins and outs of globalization. It provides a thorough and up-dated mapping of the worldwide geography of the car industry, in the triad... more...