Automotive Industry

Auto making is one of the world’s most important manufacturing industries – but for how much longer? Learn about traditional American brands, Japanese management methods, alternative fuel engines and the future prospects for an industry that runs on oil.

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The disruption of China’s manufacturing network, and slowdown of its economy, have rippled through to airlines, automakers, tech companies and more.

The New York Times

The New York Times, 2020

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Batteries’ inherent characteristics should inform policies.

Martin Beuse et al.

Science, 2018

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Beyond Large-Scale Production

Taiichi Ohno

Productivity Press, 1988

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The Story of Lean Production – Toyota’s Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Revolutionizing World Industry

James P. Womack et al.

Free Press, 2007

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The Quest to Build the Driverless Car – and How It Will Reshape Our World

Lawrence D. Burns and Christopher Shulgan

Ecco, 2018

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What will the adoption of shared autonomous vehicles do to the urban fabric of much of America?

Ed Finn

MIT Technology Review, 2018

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Treasury and Turbulence

Euromoney

Euromoney, 2018

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The International Council on Clean Transportation

ICCT, 2018

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How Compression Threatens Old Industries

Omar Abbosh et al.

MIT Sloan Management Review, 2017

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