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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...

  • The Clydesdale Motor Truck Companyby Tiffany Willey Middleton; James M. Semon

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Great Raceby Levi Tillemann

    Simon & Schuster 2015; Not Available

    The Great Race recounts the story of a century-long battle between automakers for market share, profit, and technological dominance?and a race to build the car of the future. The world?s great manufacturing juggernaut?the $2 trillion automotive industry?is in the throes of a revolution. Its future will include cars Henry Ford and Karl Benz could... 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...

  • Antriebe von Elektroautos in der Praxisby Robert Schoblick

    Franzis Verlag 2013; US$ 38.46

    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...

  • Automobilhersteller auf dem Weg in die Nachhaltigkeit: Individualverkehr im Aufbruch ins 21. Jahrhundertby Brigitte Fritsch

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 33.65

    Dieses Buch entstand unter dem Eindruck der Finanz- und Automobilkrise 2008 / 2009 in Deutschland. Pressestimmen warnten hier vor einer noch größeren Krise in der Automobilindustrie, die aktuell nur durch die Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise überdeckt werde. Hier sah die Autorin eine Notwendigkeit für die Entwicklung von Handlungsempfehlungen. Das Automobil... more...

  • Car Safety Warsby Michael R. Lemov

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2015; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • 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...