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  • Auto Brandby Anders Parment

    Kogan Page 2014; US$ 39.95

    The car - once everybody's dream and a key status symbol in most countries and cultures - has been extensively questioned in the last decades and in the last few years particularly. Urbanisation, traffic congestion, pollution problems, heavy reliance on scarce oil supplies, safety issues and ever-growing competition, have all provided significant business... more...

  • Breaking the Banks in Motor Cityby Darwyn H. Lumley

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    This history tells the relatively unknown story of how the Detroit automobile industry played a major role in the 1933 banking crisis and the subsequent New Deal reforms that drastically changed the financial industry. Spurred by failed decision making and conflicts of interest by automobile industry leaders, Detroit banks experienced a critical emergency,... more...

  • Sustainable Automobilityby P. Nieuwenhuis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘A very powerful, well-researched and thoughtful argument in support of the ecological versus the economic way of thinking and acting. Paul Nieuwenhuis is no "Fachidiot" but sees clearly the bigger picture. His book takes you on a fascinating journey through the worlds of philosophy and ecology to an in-depth understanding of the evolution... more...

  • Antriebe von Elektroautos in der Praxisby Robert Schoblick

    Franzis Verlag 2013; US$ 37.63

    Elektrische Antriebe - Mobilität per Steckdose. Das Elektroauto gilt als Fortbewegungsmittel mit Potenzial: Es verursacht keine Emissionen, fährt, vom Reifengeräusch einmal abgesehen, nahezu lautlos und schickt sich an, unsere mobile Gesellschaft zu revolutionieren. Machen Sie sich fit für Studium und Beruf und entdecken Sie, dass im elektrischen... more...

  • Knowledge Transfer in the Automobile Industryby Dessy Irawati

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The book arose from a multi-disciplinary study which looked at the development of global-local manufacturing clusters in the context of a developing, Asian economy. The study demonstrates the connection amongst theoretical perspectives such as international business, development studies, economic geography, and organisational learning clusters/production... more...

  • Drivenby David Kiley

    Wiley 2004; US$ 48.00

    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...

  • The Yugoby Jason Vuic

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 19.99

    Six months after its American introduction in 1985, the Yugo was a punch line; within a year, it was a staple of late-night comedy. By 2000, NPR's Car Talk declared it "the worst car of the millennium." And for most Americans that's where the story begins and ends. Hardly. The short, unhappy life of the car, the men who built it, the men who imported... more...

  • A Sociology of the World Rally Championshipby Hans Erik Naess

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Drawing upon interviews with key people in the World Rally Championship as well as trans-local ethnographic research, this book explores questions of commerciality and sporting identity, tackling the sport's controversial handling of the shift into 'the commercial age'. It is essential reading on combining sporting heritage and commercial progress.... more...

  • One Best Way? Trajectories and Industrial Models of the World's Automobile Producersby Michel Freyssenent; Andrew Mair; et al.

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 140.00

    Many argue that the viable future for the automobile industry is the adoption of 'lean production' as an organizational model. This is a study of the evolution of 15 Asian, North American and European companies in terms of technological, organizational, commercial and social 'trajectories'. 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 comeback... more...