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  • The Death of Holdenby Royce Kurmelovs

    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...

  • What Happened to the Car Industry?by Ian Porter; Kim Carr

    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...

  • Explaining Productivity Differencesby Hiromichi Shibata

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 45.64

    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...

  • When Good Jobs Go Badby Jeffrey S. Rothstein

    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...

  • Urban Outlawby Magnus Walker

    Transworld 2017; US$ 28.19

    Magnus Walker is one of life?s originals. Serial entrepreneur, fashion designer, TV presenter, motivational speaker and one of the world?s most prolific Porsche collectors, the dreadlocked, tattooed hoarder of individual creativity is a very modern incarnation of idiosyncratic success. Raised in the grim, urban decay of Thatcher?s Britain, Sheffield-born... more...

  • Stromspeicher und Power-to-Gas im deutschen Energiesystemby Martin Zapf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 26.75

    Die technischen Möglichkeiten der am Markt befindlichen Stromspeichertechnologien werden dargestellt, der Stromspeicherbedarf anhand eines Literaturreviews abgeschätzt und der Einsatz der einzelnen Speichertechnologien eingegrenzt. In diesem Rahmen wird der Bedarf an Power-to-Gas Anlagen abgeschätzt, die aktuelle Gesetzeslage diskutiert und die Netzdienlichkeit... more...

  • Lexusby Chester Dawson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    A behind-the-scenes look at Lexus’s surprising twenty-year success story—in a revised new edition In the 1980s, German brands BMW and Mercedes-Benz dominated the luxury car market and had little reason to fear competition from Japan. But in 1989, Toyota entered the market with the Lexus LS 400, a car that could compete with the Germans... more...

  • Mondo Agnelliby Jennifer Clark

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.50

    The fascinating story of a century-old automobile dynasty Fiat is one of the world's largest automakers,  but when it made headlines by grabbing control of a bankrupt Chrysler in 2009 it was unknown in the U.S. Fiat’s against-all-odds swoop on Chrysler---masterminded by Sergio Marchionne, the Houdini-like manager who saved Fiat from... 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...

  • The Changing U.S. Auto Industryby James M. Rubenstein

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...