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- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 27.99
In Car Wars , G. Wayne Miller, author of Toy Wars: The Epic Struggle Between G.I. Joe, Barbie, and the Companies That Make Them and Men and Speed: A Wild Ride through NASCAR?s Breakout Season , takes readers back to the wild and wooly years of the early automobile erafrom 1893, when the first U.S.-built auto was introduced, through 1908, when... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
Car Safety Wars is a concise history of the hundred-year struggle for safer cars and highways, involving at least six presidents, reluctant congresses, a fiercely resisting automobile industry, unsung heroes, and GM detectives. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
The Clydesdale Motor Truck Company existed in Clyde, Ohio, from 1917 until 1939. As veterans of the early auto industry, Clydesdale engineers worked closely with the London General Omnibus Company to develop what they described as the "perfect" truck chassis. Shipped from Clyde, Ohio, Clydesdale trucks became internationally famous during... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
With an updated Afterword by the author. This is the epic saga of the American automobile industry?s rise and demise, a compelling story of hubris, missed opportunities, and self-inflicted wounds that culminates with the president of the United States ushering two of Detroit?s Big Three car companies?once proud symbols of prosperity?through bankruptcy.... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 52.00
An exclusive look at one of the world's most successful and controversial companies, and the mysterious family behind it. BMW is arguably the most admired carmaker in the world. It's financial performance is the envy of its competitors, and BMW products inspire near-fanatical loyalty. While many carmakers struggle with falling sales, profits and... more...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 26.00
"Toyota is becoming a double threat: the world's finest manufacturer and a truly great innovator . . . that formula, a combination of production prowess and technical innovation, is an unbeatable recipe for success." -- Fortune , February 2006 For the first time, an insider reveals the formula behind Toyota's unceasing quest to innovate and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 82.99
PART I: Emergence and Functions of the Total Manufacturing System. 1. An Evolutionary Framework for Manufacturing. 2. System Emergence at Toyota: History. 3. System Emergence at Toyota: Reinterpretation. 4. The Anatomy of Manufacturing Routines: An Information View. PART II: Emergence and Functions of the Three Subsystems: Supplier, Development, and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
An examination of the form and character of recent transformations in the international automobile industry. Using comparative and national-based case study analysis, it explores the nature of such recent developments (outsourcing, modularization, high performance workplaces, etc.) and their impact on issues in the sector on a world scale. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00
Global Automobile Demand is a two-volume work analysing the impact of the Great Recession and the structural factors which shape automobile demand in developed and emerging countries. The first volume of Global Automobile Demand examines the automobile demand in mature economies: the USA, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Japan and Korea. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00
Global Automobile Demand is a two-volume work analysing the impact of the Great Recession and the structural factors which shape automobile demand in developed and emerging countries. The second volume examines the automobile demand in the BRICS and other emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, Turkey, Mexico, Thailand and Malaysia. more...