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  • Airplanes, the Environment, and the Human Condition

    1st Edition

    By Hans A. Baer

    The number of airplane flights worldwide continues to grow and is one of the many drivers of climate change. In this book Hans Baer argues that air travel has become a key part of modern cultural and social life and a source of tremendous profit-making, and thus an integral component of the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Motor Car Industry in Coventry Since the 1890s

    1st Edition

    By David Thoms, Tom Donnelly

    This book, originally published in 1985, examines the development of the car industry in Coventry within both its local context and the wider economic environment. It is a study of expansion and adjustment which reflects the broader pattern of Britain's industrial history. The book analyses the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Automobile Industry

  • The Long Haul

    A Social Histry of the British Commercial Vehicle Industry, 1st Edition

    By Michael Seth-Smith

    Originally published in 1975 this book charts the history of Foden, a name inseparably linked with the growth and development of the haulage industry. The history of Foden provides the perfect backdrop to the history of the entire industry and the commercial vehicle generally, as it unfolds against…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Automobile Industry

  • The Automobile

    A Chronology of Its Antecedents, Development, and Impact, 1st Edition

    By Clay McShane

    Originally published in 1997 and now re-issued with some updated material, this chronology lists the major events in the history of the automobile. The automobile cannot be understood without knowing about its pre-history, including technologies such as railroads, carriages and trolley cars.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Automobile Industry

  • Strategic Adjustment of Price by Japanese and American Automobile Manufacturers

    1st Edition

    By Kaye G. Husbands

    This book, originally published in 1993, develops for the US automobile industry a demand-supply model which incorporates both wholesale and retail sectors and which allows strategic pricing behaviour of US and Japanese producers to be internally determined and its effects on market behaviour and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Automobile Industry

  • Manufacturing and the Great War

    1st Edition

    By Wayne Osborne

    Prior to 1914, wars had been comparatively small affairs using relatively small amounts of military supplies and, despite warnings, British industry and government initially failed to grasp the scale of the war with demand for munitions soon outstripping supply. This book chronicles the build-up of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Foundations of Airline Finance

    Methodology and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Bijan Vasigh, Zane C. Rowe

    There are few industries that have had a more profound impact on business and society over the last century than aviation. This book is an accessible, up-to-date introduction to the current state of the aviation industry which provides readers with the tools necessary to understand the volatile and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Aviation and Human Factors

    How to Incorporate Human Factors into the Field, 1st Edition

    By Jose Sanchez-Alarcos

    Air safety is right now at a point where the chances of being killed in an aviation accident are far lower than the chances to winning a jackpot in any of the major lotteries. However, keeping or improving that performance level requires a critical analysis of some events that, despite scarce,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles

    Environmental, Social, and Urban, 1st Edition

    By George T. Martin

    The Autonomous Vehicle (AV) has been strongly heralded as the most exciting innovation in automobility for decades. Autonomous Vehicles are no longer an innovation of the future (seen only in science fiction), but are now being road-tested for use. And yet whilst the technical and economic success…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Brexit and the Car Industry

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Humphreys, Doug Munro

    One of the principal arguments put forth by Brexit supporters is that by freeing the UK from the stranglehold of EU law, the country will be able to expand its markets through increased bilateral trade and enhance economic growth. This book tests this proposition by reference to the car industry.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Legal Perspectives on Brexit

  • The Early Development of the Aviation Industry

    Entrepreneurs of the Sky, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Abbott, Jill Bamforth

    The Early Development of the Aviation Industry: Entrepreneurs of the Sky provides an introduction to the world of the early aviation industry and the business endeavours of the original aviators. Many of the first pioneers who flew heavier-than-air planes went on to develop considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Transportation Network Companies and Taxis

    The Case of Seattle, 1st Edition

    By Craig A. Leisy

    Transportation Network Companies and Taxis: The Case of Seattle is a modern economic case history and thorough analysis of the devastating impact of the transportation network company (TNC) industry (Uber and Lyft) on the taxicab industry in Seattle, Washington beginning in 2014. The events that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

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