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- 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...
- 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...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 24.99
In the 1920s, Henry Ford hired thousands of African American men for his open-shop system of auto manufacturing. This move was a rejection of the notion that better jobs were for white men only. In The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford , Beth Tompkins Bates explains how black Detroiters, newly arrived from the South, seized the economic... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 76.16
Digital technologies such as self-driving cars and independently acting robots are taking over more of our work and are already making many decisions without our participation. This book examines the technological complexities and covers the legal issues in the use of autonomously functioning, cooperative, intelligent software agents.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 83.82
This book presents topics on monitoring and evaluation of production processes in the automotive industry. Regulation of production processes is also described in details. The text deals with the implementation and evaluation of these processes during the mass production of components useful in the automotive industry. It evaluates the effects and... more...
- Hachette Australia 2016; US$ 24.99
Holden is one of the few brands that has an emotional grip on Australia (Qantas being another). The closure of the Holden factory in Adelaide is not just the end of a business - it's the end of an era, of a story, and of a great Australian dream. more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 17.99
The Australian car industry is almost 120 years old, and has become part of the nation?s industrial and social fabric. With protection from the federal government in the early years, and co-investment more recently, the industry thrived, and dragged Australia out of the farm era and into the ranks of industrialised countries. These days, the industry... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 46.80
This book, in contrast with previous research and popular discussions that focus on the productivity of workers, identifies the critical influence of supervisors and engineers as key drivers of productivity differentials. To do so, it analyzes productivity at a Japanese car component plant and its three offshoot plants located in the United States,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 26.95
In When Good Jobs Go Bad , Jeffrey Rothstein looks at the impact of globalization on workers in the North American auto industry, revealing that globalization has had a deleterious effect on even the most valued of blue-collar jobs. Rothstein shows how the consolidation of the Mexican and U.S.-Canadian auto industries, the expanding number of foreign... more...