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Internationalization of Chinese Automobile Companies By Garnet Kasperk et al.
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China has been attracting considerable attention in its role as the fastest growing automobile market in the world. The media worldwide have been full of reports on the impressive sales figures being... More > achieved by Western carmakers in the Chinese market. However, as a result of Chinese automobile companies having recently implemented high-profile international acquisitions, the spotlight of attention is now shifting away from China as the world’s largest automotive market towards a focus on China’s own automobile companies in their transition to becoming tomorrow’s global competitors. To date, however, knowledge of the various internationalization approaches of Chinese OEMS has been limited. This book helps to fill that gap by delivering a structured analysis of the twelve major Chinese automotive companies with respect to their cross-border activities and providing an insight into the internationalization of the Chinese automobile value chain.< Less
Volume 4880, Model Automobile Company --- Modern English Version By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4880, Model Automobile Company---Modern English Version Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
The Locomobile Book: The Car of 1911 (Reprint) By The Locomobile Company of America
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From 1899 until 1929, the Locomobile Company of America produced high quality automobiles. Founded by Amzi Barber and John Walker, the company originally made steam cars under license from... More > Stanley Steamer. The car was advertised as a combination auto and locomotive or, a “Locomobile”. Based in Bridgeport, Conn., Locomobile gained a reputation for quality and performance, but only after switching to gas engines in 1902. A Locomobile won the prestigious Vanderbuilt Cup Race in 1908, and in 1909-10 Mrs. Harriet Clark Fisher took a Loco around the world, a journey recounted in this text. Locomobile was sold in 1922 to Durant, who continued producing the line until 1929. Originally created by the Locomobile Company in 1911, this wonderful book contains dozens of photos and diagrams, as well as illustrative text, about one of America’s great cars. Although slightly reformatted, care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
How to Get a Company Car with No Personal Credit By Albert Fury
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Lease or purchase luxury automobiles, boats, and planes through your corporation. Need a car? Credit weak? Are you stumped? Don’t despair. There are several ways to overcome your problem. ... More > Years ago, I was able to buy virtually anything on wheels with no personal credit and no money down. I did it all by telephone and rarely went to a dealer’s lot. You can still do it that way, but since the advent of the Patriot Act, identity theft, and a rash of corporate defaults over the past five years, dealers are much less forgiving and harder to please< Less
My Life and Work: Henry Ford’s Autobiography, with a History of the Ford Motor Company By Henry Ford
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My Life and Work is the autobiography of Henry Ford; a businessman who revolutionized automotive manufacture in the early 20th century. This book takes us through the major episodes of Ford's life,... More > from his early beginnings and the development of his successful commercial endeavors. Ford's ideas on achieving the greatest efficiency during the process of automobile creation remain influential today. Namely in what is now called the 'Just in Time' method of production; wherein a complex product is manufactured with each part made ready at the precise moment of assembly. Released in 1922, the autobiography was penned partly in response to the groundswell of public attention lavished upon one of the most visible technological advances to appear at the time. The famous Model T car in just a decade went from obscure gadget to worldwide symbol of the motor vehicle revolution, spearheaded by the Ford Motor Company.< Less
My Life and Work: Henry Ford’s Autobiography, with a History of the Ford Motor Company (Hardcover) By Henry Ford
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My Life and Work is the autobiography of Henry Ford; a businessman who revolutionized automotive manufacture in the early 20th century. This book takes us through the major episodes of Ford's life,... More > from his early beginnings and the development of his successful commercial endeavors. Ford's ideas on achieving the greatest efficiency during the process of automobile creation remain influential today. Namely in what is now called the 'Just in Time' method of production; wherein a complex product is manufactured with each part made ready at the precise moment of assembly. Released in 1922, the autobiography was penned partly in response to the groundswell of public attention lavished upon one of the most visible technological advances to appear at the time. The famous Model T car in just a decade went from obscure gadget to worldwide symbol of the motor vehicle revolution, spearheaded by the Ford Motor Company.< Less
The Car Medic By R Smith
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Taking care of your vehicle means you can look forward to years of problem free driving. What more can you ask for? A car that’s reliable, dependable, and costs little in repairs is... More > everyone’s dream car. These tips will help you own that car.< Less
07-The Motor Boys on Strange Waters By Clarence Young
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FROM THE AUTHOR: I hope you will be as pleased to read of what our Motor Boys did when on the waters of the strange lake as you seem to have been to peruse the accounts of their trips on the... More > Atlantic, across the plains, out west and in Mexico. Here I have just completed the seventh volume, telling of their adventures amid the everglades of Florida. That is a strange part of the peninsula state and the things that happened to the boys were in keeping with the character of the big swamp. All was not smooth sailing for the boys as, in company with their friend Professor Snodgrass, who was searching for a rare butterfly, they had several misfortunes, not the least of which was the serious illness of Bob in the midst of the floating forest where they had to camp.< Less
Four Wheels Good By Dan Spencer
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In 1903, the Packard Motor Car Company hired foreman Tom Fetch to drive an automobile across the United States from San Francisco to New York City, a feat never before achieved. Fetch and two... More > companions - an elderly reporter and a rebellious mechanic - faced numerous obstacles: deserts, mountains, mud, unpredictable weather, the scarcity of gasoline, the lack of roads west of Denver, and the jeers of folks who dismissed automobiles as playthings of the rich. And Fetch wasn’t alone in the attempt. Another motorist had left San Francisco to travel overland on a dare. It became an unofficial race to reach New York first. But the competition had a three-week head start. In Four Wheels Good, Dan Spencer presents a grand tale of daring and humility, triumph and disappointment, and the true meaning of success.< Less
Motoring without gasoline By John Talbot
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On November 22nd 1999 the first successful run took place of a revolutionary type of vehicle. It used no gasoline but was electrically powered from the 400-volt mains, and was many times more... More > efficient than a conventional car. Apart from the wheels it had only one moving part, the fan runner and motor rotor, built as a unit. The design is maintenance-free and in full size production is expected to have a service life of at least 50 000 hours. The body is a spheroid of minimum drag and optimum strength to mass ratio. It has a drag coefficient (Cd) of 0.05 and is lighter than a conventional design. In a world where gasoline prices are rising daily and a scarce resource is becoming exhausted, it makes sense to use electric power for motor vehicles. Motoring without gasoline describes the continuous development of electric transport systems by Talbot Electric (Pty) Ltd, a research and development company incorporated in the Republic of South Africa.< Less

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