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 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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An American Story

Amy Goldstein

Simon & Schuster, 2017

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

EIU, 2018

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Researchers are studying why many consumers are apprehensive about autonomous vehicles, and how to put them at ease.

Matthew Hutson

Science, 2017

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