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The Illus Encyclopedia of Trucks: A Guide To Classic And Contemporary Trucks Around The World, Including 700 Photographs
By Lorenz Books
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ean: 9780754834526, isbn: 0754834522,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
This wonderfully illustrated book begins with a history of the truck, covering its origins, evolution, and the early pioneers of truck design and engineering. A wide variety of trucks are featured, with more than 700 photographs, from general load carriers such as box vans and furniture- removal vans, to specialized vehicles such as fire trucks, military trucks and mobile cranes. Trucks from Europe, North America and many other countries are discussed, highlighting differences in design and the

Flight Catering, Second Edition
By Brand: Routledge
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ean: 9780750662161, isbn: 0750662166,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
The airline industry is a vast international business that is central to world economies. In today's environment, it faces many challenges and a tight operational strategy is vital to survive. In-flight catering is a central part of these strategies at all levels: be they customer satisfaction, marketing, operations or logistics. Fully endorsed by the International Flight Catering Association, Flight Catering is an authoritative guide to this specialised and vital area on the catering industry.

Mass Motorization and Mass Transit: An American History and Policy Analysis
By Indiana University Press
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sku: 9780253221711, ean: 9780253221711, isbn: 0253221714,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Mass Motorization and Mass Transit examines how the United States became the world's most thoroughly motorized nation and why mass transit has been more displaced in the United States than in any other advanced industrial nation. The book's historical and international perspective provides a uniquely effective framework for understanding both the intensity of U.S. motorization and the difficulties the country will face in moderating its demands on the world's oil supply and reducing the CO2

Extreme Toyota: Radical Contradictions That Drive Success at the World's Best Manufacturer
By Wiley
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ean: 9780470267622, isbn: 0470267623,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Extreme Toyota offers the first real, comprehensive inside look at what makes one of the world?s best companies run. With unprecedented access to the inner working of Toyota, the authors spent six years researching the company, interviewing hundreds of executives and employees, and discovering the company's secret of success. What they uncovered will surprise you and change the way you think about business. Simultaneously rigidly traditional and seriously innovative, it is precisely those

Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226238050, isbn: 9780226238050,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Alfred P. Sloan Jr. became the president of General Motors in 1923 and stepped down as its CEO in 1946. During this time, he led GM past the Ford Motor Company and on to international business triumph by virtue of his brilliant managerial practices and his insights into the new consumer economy he and GM helped to produce. Bill Gates has said that Sloan's 1964 management tome, My Years with General Motors, ''is probably the best book to read if you want to read only one book about business.''

London By Design: The Iconic Transport Designs That Shaped Our City
By Ebury Press
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ean: 9781785034121, isbn: 178503412X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Curated and designed by the experts at The London Transport Museum, this collection showcases London's 100 greatest transport design icons from the past 150 years. From TfL's exclusive Johnston font; Westminster Station's ground breaking architecture; Paolozzi's Tottenham Court Road Station mosaics; the classic S-Stock Underground train; Henry Beck's original tube map, and even Oxford Circus' 'Scramble Crossing', to the Black Cab, and the Routemaster - old and new - London by Design delivers

Pacific Southwest Airlines (Images of Aviation)
By Brand: Arcadia Publishing
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780738581125, isbn: 0738581127,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
With its low fares and friendly service, Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) was one of the most successful regional airlines in American history. Its distinctive orange, red, and white planes, complete with a beaming smile were immediately recognizable to those living on the West Coast. The airline was also known for employing beautiful and sociable flight attendants. Kenny Friedkin, the founder of PSA, started in 1949 with one leased DC-3 and expanded his fleet to serve millions of passengers

Urban Outlaw: How I Became an Unlikely Entrepreneur by Breaking All the Rules
By Transworld Publishers
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ean: 9780552173391, isbn: 0552173398,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
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 success. Raised in the urban decay of Thatcher’s Britain, Sheffield-born Magnus Walker left school with just two O levels and drifted for several years before buying a one-way ticket to America. Now, 30 years and three successful

The Five Dollar Day: Labor Management and Social Control in the Ford Motor Company, 1908-1921 (SUNY Series in American Social History)
By Brand: SUNY Press
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ean: 9780873955096, isbn: 0873955099,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
In 1903, Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company in a small Detroit workshop. Five years later, he introduced the Model T and met with extraordinary commercial success. Between 1910 and 1914, he developed mass production and made the conveyor a symbol of the auto-industrial age. Then, in 1914, Ford acquired an overnight reputation as humanitarian, philanthropist and social reformer; and simultaneously infuriated the business community and stunned social reformers with his announcement of the

A History of the Polish Americans
By Transaction Publishers
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ean: 9781412806800, isbn: 1412806801,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
In the last, rootless decade families, neighborhoods, and communities have disintegrated in the face of gripping social, economic, and technological changes. This process has had mixed results. On the positive side, it has produced a mobile, volatile, and dynamic society in the United States that is perhaps more open, just, and creative than ever before. On the negative side, it has dissolved the glue that bound our society together and has destroyed many of the myths, symbols, values, and

Taking the High Road: A Metropolitan Agenda for Transportation Reform
By Brand: Brookings Institution Press
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ean: 9780815748274, isbn: 0815748272,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Since the early 1990s, federal transportation laws have slowly started to level the playing field between highway and alternative transportation strategies, as well as between older and newer communities. The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 and the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century made substantial changes in transportation practices. These laws devolved greater responsibility for planning and implementation to urban development organizations and introduced

Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination
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ean: 9780735211391, isbn: 0735211396,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
In your pocket is something amazing: a quick and easy way to summon a total stranger who will take you anywhere you’d like. In your hands is something equally amazing: the untold story of Uber’s meteoric rise, and the massive ambitions of its larger-than-life founder and CEO.Before Travis Kalanick became famous as the public face of Uber, he was a scrappy, rough-edged, loose-lipped entrepreneur. And even after taking Uber from the germ of an idea to a $69 billion global transportation

I Tried to Run a Railway
By Head of Zeus
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mpn: 9781786691286, ean: 9781786691286, isbn: 1786691280,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
''BR rebel chairman resigns.' —The Guardian''Rebel rail chief in row.'' —Daily Mail''I don't take it back says sacked rail chief.'' —Daily ExpressThis is the notorious book that got Gerard Fiennes sacked from British Railways while he was Chairman and General Manager of the Eastern Region in 1968. Fiennes became a railwayman by accident, joining the L.N.E.R as a Traffic Apprentice in 1928. Over the next four decades he worked himself up to the top of the management tree, experiencing

The Mystery of Flight 427: Inside a Crash Investigation
By Brand: Smithsonian Books
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ean: 9781588340894, isbn: 1588340899,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
The immediate human toll of the 1994 Flight 427 disaster was staggering: all 132 people aboard died on a Pennsylvania hillside. The subsequent investigation was a maze of politics, bizarre theories, and shrouded answers. Bill Adair, an award-winning journalist, was granted special access to the five-year inquiry by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) while its investigators tried to determine if the world's most widely used commercial jet, the Boeing 737, was really safe. Their

Car Crazy: The Battle for Supremacy between Ford and Olds and the Dawn of the Automobile Age
By PublicAffairs
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mpn: B/W photos throughout, ean: 9781610395519, isbn: 9781610395519,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Before the “Big Three,” even before the Model T, the race for dominance in the American car market was fierce, fast, and sometimes farcical. Car Crazy takes readers back to the passionate and reckless years of the early automobile era, from 1893, when the first US-built auto was introduced, through 1908, when General Motors was founded and Ford's Model T went on the market. The motorcar was new, paved roads few, and devotees of this exciting and unregulated technology battled with citizens

Copenhagenize: The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism
By Island Press
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ean: 9781610919388, isbn: 1610919386,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
The bicycle enjoyed a starring role in urban history over a century ago, but now it is back, stronger than ever. It is the single most important tool for improving our cities. Designing around it is the most efficient way to make our cities life-sized—to scale cities for humans. It is time to cement the bicycle firmly in the urban narrative in US and global cities.    Enter urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen. He has worked for dozens of global cities on bicycle planning, strategy,

The Magic of a Name: The Rolls-Royce Story, Part Two: The Power Behind the Jets (Pt. 2)
By Brand: Icon Books Ltd
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781840462845, isbn: 1840462841,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
The Magic of a Name tells the story of the first 40 years of Britain's most prestigious manufacturer - Rolls-Royce. Beginning with the historic meeting in 1904 of Henry Royce and the Honourable C.S. Rolls, and the birth in 1906 of the legendary Silver Ghost, Peter Pugh tells a story of genius, skill, hard work and dedication which gave the world cars and aero engines unrivalled in their excellence. In 1915, 100 years ago, the pair produced their first aero engine, the Eagle which along with the

Stuck in Traffic: Coping with Peak-Hour Traffic Congestion
By Brand: Brookings Institution Press and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780815719236, isbn: 081571923X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
Peak-hour traffic congestion has become a major problem in most U.S. cities. In fact, a majority of residents in metropolitan and suburban areas consider congestion their most serious local problem. As citizens have become increasingly frustrated by repeated traffic delays that cost them money and waste time, congestion has become an important factor affecting local government policies in many parts of the nation.In this new book, Anthony Downs looks at the causes of worsening traffic

Bumper To Bumper, The Diesel Mechanics Student's Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations, Revised
By Mike Byrnes amp Associates Staff
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ean: 9780977824519, isbn: 0977824519,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
BUMPER TO BUMPER®, The Diesel Mechanics Student’s Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations, reaches the forgotten commercial motor vehicle drivers—diesel mechanics who often find themselves behind the wheel of the tractors they fix. It bridges the gap between the mechanic and the truck driver by providing a driver’s perspective of the tractor-trailer. Written to give the diesel mechanics student a thorough understanding of how the total unit of a tractor and trailer operates when connected,

Faster, Higher, Farther: How One of the World's Largest Automakers Committed a Massive and Stunning Fraud
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393355918, isbn: 0393355918,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
“A rich history of a company whose cars, for better and worse, have touched millions of lives, a character study of a brilliant but deeply flawed leader, and a case study in how a corporate culture can turn toxic.” ―Bethany McLean, New York Times Book ReviewFaster, Higher, Farther chronicles a corporate scandal that rivals those at Enron and Lehman Brothers―one that will cost Volkswagen more than $22 billion in fines and settlements. Through meticulous reporting, New York Times

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