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  • The End of Detroitby Micheline Maynard

    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...

  • Global Strategies and Local Realitiesby John Humphrey; Yveline Lecler; Mario Salerno

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 195.00

    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...

  • Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Design Fundamentalsby Iqbal Husain

    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...

  • European Automobile Industryby William A. Maloney; Andrew McLaughlin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    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...

  • The Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry in Chinaby G. Festel; A. Kreimeyer; U. Oels; M. von Zedtwitz

    Springer 2005; US$ 89.99

    Takes a look at China's important chemical and pharmaceutical industry. This book focuses on the political and economic situation in China with its strategic and operational implications for Western chemical and pharma companies. It also analyzes the threat of Western companies in their home markets by Chinese competitors. more...

  • Innovating with Infrastructureby Sumila Gulyani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 138.00

    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...

  • Cars, Carriers of Regionalism?by Yannick Lung; Jorge Carrillo; Rob van Tulder

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Surviving Transformationby Vincent P. Barabba

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 49.99

    Describes the strategic turnaround at General Motors beginning in the early 1990s that has brought it back from the brink of bankruptcy. This work focuses on how other companies in a variety of industries can learn from GM's experience. more...

  • Charging Aheadby Joe Sherman

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99

    A group of MIT students started an electric car company in 1989 that today produces the cleanest car in America. This book chronicles the evolution of Solectria into a small but significant player in the world market for clean cars. more...

  • The Industrial Revolution in Americaby Kevin Hillstrom; Laurie Collier Hillstrom

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 185.00

    Covers the emergence of the textile, mining and petroleum, and automobile manufacturing industries and their separate and interconnected roles in the overall Industrial Revolution that transformed the United States and the world. The Industrial Revolution was the wellspring from which the modern United States emerged. more...