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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bicycle Urbanism

    Reimagining Bicycle Friendly Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Berney

    Over recent decades, bicycling has received renewed interest as a means of improving transportation through crowded cities, improving personal health, and reducing environmental impacts associated with travel. Much of the discussion surrounding cycling has focused on bicycle facility design—how to…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Innovation and Global Competitiveness

    Case of India's Manufacturing Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by N.S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan

    In the post-liberalization period, India has slowly but steadily tried to foster innovation to improve competitive efficiency of Indian manufacturing and thus boost global competitiveness of the industrial sector. Foreign direct investment was looked upon as a major source of technology paradigm…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Road Haulage by Motor in Britain

    The First Forty Years, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Gibson

    This title was first published in 2001. A general introduction to the study of motorised road haulage in Britain from its beginng up to the outbreak of the Second World War (1904-1940). Filling a gap in market, this is the first work to offer a broad survey into the subject, and is intended to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Road Pricing: Public and Political Acceptability

    1st Edition

    By Martin J. Whittles

    Title first published in 2003. As more and more cities consider introducing urban road pricing schemes, this book describes, compares and contrasts arguments for and against using this transport policy instrument. It investigates the acceptability of various forms of road pricing schemes by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Automotive Global Value Chain

    The Rise of Mega Suppliers, 1st Edition

    By Wilson Kia Onn Wong

    Today, some suppliers have grown increasingly powerful and in certain cases, earn revenues that rival or even exceed that of their automaker clients. In the pre-globalisation period, automakers wielded absolute power over their significantly smaller suppliers. This book reveals the upending of this…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Cowie, Stephen Ison

    The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economics offers the first state of the art overview of the discipline of transport economics as it stands today, reflective of key research and policy. Transport is an important area of study and one which is problem rich, stimulating a great deal of debate in…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04
    Routledge

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