THE AUTOMOBILE AND ITS INDUSTRY UNDER SIEGE. IN: THE AUTOMOBILE

The paper examines the path of evolution in the automotive world from the beginnings of 100 years ago to the present crisis of economic and political fluctuations. The development of the world auto industry shows a clear pattern involving recurrent crises that have led to creative shifts, followed by renewed growth. Understanding this pattern provides a vital perspective of the current era which provides a starting point for a consideration of productive paths to the future.

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    • Originally published in: The Future of the Automobile: The Report of the MIT's International Automobile Program, 1984, Chapter 1, 1-9.
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    Edward Elgar Publishers

    William Pratt House, 9 Dewey Court
    Northampton, MA  United States  01060-3815
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  • Publication Date: 2003

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00964076
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1840647973
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 28 2003 12:00AM