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The People’s Car: A Global History of the Volkswagen Beetle
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674050914, isbn: 0674050916,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
At the Berlin Auto Show in 1938, Adolf Hitler presented the prototype for a small, oddly shaped, inexpensive family car that all good Aryans could enjoy. Decades later, that automobile-the Volkswagen Beetle-was one of the most beloved in the world. B...
The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future
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ean: 9781476773506, isbn: 1476773505,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
The Great Race recounts the exciting story of a century-long battle among automakers for market share, profit, and technological dominance—and the thrilling race to build the car of the future.The world’s great manufacturing juggernaut—the $3 t...
The End of Detroit: How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market
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ean: 9780385507691, isbn: 0385507690,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
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 ...
ean: 9781250010827, isbn: 1250010829,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Politicians, voters, executives, and employees all want the answer to one question: How can America compete with cheap foreign labor, and restore skilled, well-paying jobs to our economy? American Drive answers that question.An executive with nearly ...
Just Another Car Factory?: Lean Production and Its Discontents (ILR Press Books)
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ean: 9780801484070, isbn: 0801484073,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
This study of CAMI Automotive, a unionized joint venture between General Motors and Suzuki, is the most comprehensive ever undertaken of a lean production plant. James Rinehart, Christopher Huxley, and David Robertson address a topic that has inspire...
Flexibility at Work: Development of the International Automobile Industry
By Brand: Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781403900418, isbn: 1403900418,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
This book examines the most recent transformations in the automobile industry. In particular it analyzes the impact of the new forms of industrial restructuring on production organization and the organization of labor and employee relations within Fi...
Left Overs: An Auto Auction memoir
By Brand: iUniverse, Inc.
ean: 9780595307081, isbn: 0595307086,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, (SIDS),and premature birth have been linked to carbon monoxide exposure by pregnant women.Other symptoms of low-level CO exposure are headache, nausea, dizziness, flu-like illnesses, upset stomach, vomiting, drowsiness, ...
Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business
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ean: 9781452602936, isbn: 145260293X,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
In 2001, General Motors hired Bob Lutz out of retirement with a mandate to save the company by making great cars again. He launched a war against penny pinching, office politics, turf wars, and risk avoidance. After declaring bankruptcy during the re...
Mazda Mx-5 Miata Roadster: Design & Development
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ean: 9781787113282, isbn: 1787113280,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
This is the fascinating inside story of the design and build of what would become the world's favourite lightweight sports car. Candid text, written by the engineers and designers themselves, guides the reader through every stage of the vehicle's d...
The Chinese Auto Industry: Taming the Dragon
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ean: 9783836416320, isbn: 3836416328,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
The auto industry is no longer confined to our small corner of the world. China currently has the highest sales-growth in the world's automobile industry. As a major player in global supply chain, China's economic development and change affect oper...
Auto-Architect - Autobiography of Gerald Palmer
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ean: 9780954312114, isbn: 0954312112,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
This second edition of Gerald Palmer's autobiography is published five years after his death in 1999 and Christopher Balfour, who collaborated with Gerald on the first edition, has taken the opportunity to review the impact this talented car designe...
Grand Theft Auto
mpn: 1935547313, ean: 9781935547310, isbn: 1935547313,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
When General Motors and Chrysler declared bankruptcy in 2009 and immediately targeted thousands of dealerships for closure, tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars were on the line. Staring down two of the largest manufacturers in the world...
My Forty Years with Ford (Great Lakes Books Series)
By Brand: Wayne State University Press
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mpn: 45 illustrations, ean: 9780814332795, isbn: 081433279X,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
In My Forty Years with Ford, Charles Sorensen-sometimes known as "Henry Ford's man," sometimes as "Cast-iron Charlie"-tells his own story, and it is as challenging as it is historic. He emerges as a man who was not only one of the great production g...
Time for a Model Change: Re-engineering the Global Automotive Industry
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521837156, isbn: 0521837154,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
The automotive industry ranks among the most significant business phenomena of the 20th century and remains vitally important today, accounting for almost 11% of the GDP of North America, Europe and Japan and one in nine jobs. Although its products h...
Damsels in Design: Women Pioneers in the Automotive Industry, 1939–1959
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ean: 9780764354359, isbn: 0764354353,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
In the mid-1950s, an innovative group of women at General Motors (dubbed the Damsels of Design by marketers) and their counterparts at Ford, Hudson, Studebaker, Packard, and Tucker changed automotive history forever. Read the untold story of the wome...
At the Crossroads: Middle America and the Battle to Save the Car Industry
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ean: 9781550229042, isbn: 1550229044,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
The U.S. auto industry has struck a brick wall. Can it get back on the road to recovery? At the Crossroads: Middle America and the Battle to Save the Car Industry argues that the Obama administration missed an historic opportunity in 2009 to launch a...
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 1972-2013
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mpn: 288 colour photographs, ean: 9781847975959, isbn: 184797595X,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Ever since their introduction in 1972, the S-Class saloons from Mercedes-Benz have been considered the pinnacle of automotive excellence. For most of the time, ownership of an S-Class - at least, of a reasonably recent one - has been symbolic of mate...