The automobile has shaped nearly every aspect of modern American life. This text documents the story of the automotive industry, which, despite its power, is constantly struggling to assure its success.A 1989 GM study cited in The Machine That Changed the World found a large productivity gap between GMa#39;s Fairfax, Kansas, plant, which assembled the Pontiac Grand Prix, and Forda#39;s Taurus assembly plant in Atlanta. Factory practices, suchanbsp;...
|Title||:||Making and Selling Cars|
|Author||:||James M. Rubenstein|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2001|