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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 81.80
?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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 81.80
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 49.99
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...
- 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...