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Automobile Industry

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  • Coventry's Motorcar Heritageby Damien Kimberley

    The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86

    <div>Coventry, home of the cycle industry, was also to become the birthplace of the motor industry when the Daimler Company became the first in Britain to mass produce cars in the late 1890s. Spearheaded by H J Lawson, Coventry soon became a hub of motoring activity, and by the early 1900s was teaming with small and large companies, testing... more...

  • Detroitby Joe Darden

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 35.95

    Hub of the American auto industry and site of the celebrated Riverfront Renaissance, Detroit is also a city of extraordinary poverty, unemployment, and racial segregation. This duality in one of the mightiest industrial metropolises of twentieth-century North America is the focus of this study. Viewing the Motor City in light of sociology, geography,... more...

  • Economics at the Wheelby Richard C. Porter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 1999; US$ 88.95

    Economics at the Wheel is about cars and driving, and all the problems that cars and drivers create for America. It explains actual government policy intended to reduce the damage cars and drivers do to us, and it explains why these government policies are almost all failures because they attack the wrong problem or attack it in the wrong way. The... more...

  • Electric and Hybrid Carsby Curtis D. Anderson; Judy Anderson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00

    This illustrated history chronicles electric and hybrid cars from the late 19th century to today's fuel cell and plug-in automobiles. It describes the politics, technology, marketing strategies, and environmental issues that have impacted electric and hybrid cars' research and development. The important marketing shift from a "woman's... more...

  • 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...

  • The End of Detroitby Micheline Maynard

    The Crown Publishing Group 2003; US$ 23.00

    An in-depth, hard-hitting account of the mistakes, miscalculations and myopia that have doomed America?s automobile industry. In the 1990s, Detroit?s Big Three automobile companies were riding high. The introduction of the minivan and the SUV had revitalized the industry, and it was widely believed that Detroit had miraculously overcome the threat... more...

  • Engines of Growthby Helen Shapiro

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 36.00

    The author looks at the economic and political motivations behind Brazil's industrialization policy and their prohibition of car imports in the 1950s. 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...

  • Getting the Bugs Outby David Kiley

    Wiley 2002; US$ 16.95

    The fascinating story of Volkswagen's raging success and near collapse in America After a wild ride of ups and downs for almost three decades, Volkswagen has regained its stature as one of America's most beloved auto makers. In Getting the Bugs Out, journalist and auto industry expert David Kiley tells the complete story of the rise, fall, and... more...

  • The Global Korean Motor Industryby Russell D. Lansbury; Chung-Sok Suh; Seung-Ho Kwon

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the experiences of the globalizing Korean automobile industry, with particular focus on the Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), one of the most prominent of the new Korean multinational corporations. It provides an overview of the changing nature of the global automobile industry, before considering in depth the globalization processes... more...