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Trucking Company: How to Start a Trucking Company, Be Your Own Boss, and Make Good Profits
By Gus Bowen
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
If you are a truck driver thinking about starting a small trucking company, then pay attention.... The truth is that many successful trucking companies started with humble beginnings. But most of them wouldn't have been able to make it if they didn't have access to the right information.  You see, most people who are looking to start a trucking company make the same mistakes - with both their planning and execution. They might not even be profitable...without ever realizing why. But now, you

High Voltage: The Fast Track to Plug in the Auto Industry
By Audible Studios
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
A behind-the-scenes look at the robustly competitive race to dominate the market for electric cars, the larger-than-life moguls behind them, and the changes that are transforming the auto industry. In the 1980s, it was unimaginable that the home computer would become as common and easy to use as a toaster. Today, plug-in charging stations and smart grids seem like something still far off in the future. But by 2020, the auto industry will look very different from today's field of troubled auto

The Selling of the American Economy: How Foreign Companies Are Remaking the American Dream
By Gildan Media, LLC
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Today, many Americans regard globalization as a significant threat to our work force, and to our very way of life. As unemployment soars, the automotive and manufacturing industries crumble, countless jobs continue to ship overseas, and the retail sector faces the worst slump in decades, cries of ''Buy American'' have grown louder and louder. But at a time when an Italian company has bailed out one of our most iconic automakers; a French-German consortium is closing in on a multibillion dollar

Billy, Alfred, and General Motors: The Story of Two Unique Men, A Legendary Company, and a Remarkable Time in American History
By Audible Studios
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
One industry has had more impact on life in America than any other before or since. Here is the story of two men and one company at the start of it all. You couldn't find two more different men. Billy Durant was the consummate salesman, a brilliant wheeler-dealer with grand plans, unflappable energy, and a fondness for the high life. Alfred Sloan was the intellectual, an expert in business strategy and management, master of all things organizational. Together, this odd couple built perhaps the

The Last American CEO
By Waldorf Publishing
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Sex, lies, conflicts of interest, international intrigue, and a double-cross of thousands of union employees in the heart of America. Add to that three major companies' futures on the line and an assassination by anarchist terrorists in Paris of one of the company's chairman, in front of his screaming daughter, that almost kills a deal to save at least two of the companies. Hollywood? No. This was real. The Last American CEO is the ultimate insider's view of one of the biggest global business

The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer
By McGraw-Hill Education on Brilliance Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
How to speed up business processes, improve quality, and cut costs in any industryIn factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first audiobook for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and

Second Shift: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement
By McGraw-Hill Education
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
The dynamic, collaborative management model that saved a US manufacturing city. When car-making giant General Motors decided to close its plant in Lansing, Michigan, in 1996, one person - the city's newly elected mayor - stood up and said no. Initially it was the cry of a man in the wilderness. Not once in its century-long history had GM reversed a decision to close a plant. But Mayor David Hollister quietly went to work building the Lansing Works! Keep GM! movement and succeeded in defying all

Ford Tough: Compact Disc
By Brand: Penton Overseas
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
Profiling the first Ford family member to run the auto manufacturer since 1979, this portrait of a forward-looking car maker reveals Bill Ford as an environmentalist and a compassionate man who has begun to rebuild the company's reputation.Used Book in Good Condition.

Britain's Place in Space
By The Stationery Office/Tso
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews

Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines' Battle for Survival
By Post Hill Press
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
The inside story of crisis and turmoil at American Airlines during the 12 years following the terrorist attacks of 9/11. In the twelve years following 9/11, American Airlines lost billions of dollars and endured years of crisis and turmoil. Financial upheaval, the crash of Flight 587, grueling confrontations with labor, a rival's push to acquire the company, and a challenging fight with the government tested the mettle and fortitude of its top executives. Against all odds, American found a way

Car Wars: The Rise, the Fall, and the Resurgence of the Electric Car
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
The resurgence of the electric car in modern life is a tale of adventurers, men and women who bucked the complete dominance of the fossil-fueled car to seek something cleaner, simpler and cheaper. Award-winning former Wall Street Journal reporter John Fialka documents the early days of the electric car, from the MIT/Caltech race between prototypes in the summer of 1968 to the 1987 victory of the Sunraycer in the world's first race featuring solar-powered cars. Thirty years later the electric

Velocity 2.0: From Paint to Pixels
By New Year Publishing
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Velocity 2.0 is the second book from retail automotive industry expert, entrepreneur, and former dealer Dale Pollak. The book picks up where Dale's Velocity: From the Front Line to the Bottom Line leaves off, revealing new ROI-based management metrics and processes dealers can use to operate more efficient and profitable used-vehicle departments. The book flows from the recognition that today's used vehicle marketplace is more challenging and volatile than it's ever been - a tough reality

Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
In Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II, award-winning historian Charles K. Hyde details the industry's transition to a wartime production powerhouse and some of its notable achievements along the way.  Hyde examines several innovative cooperative relationships that developed between the executive branch of the federal government, US military services, automobile industry leaders, auto industry suppliers, and the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union, which

The People's Tycoon
By Books on Tape
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
How a Michigan farm boy became the richest man in America is a classic, almost mythic tale, but never before has Henry Ford's outsized genius been brought to life so vividly as it is in this engaging and superbly researched biography. The real Henry Ford was a tangle of contradictions. He set off the consumer revolution by producing a car affordable to the masses, all the while lamenting the moral toll exacted by consumerism. He believed in giving his workers a living wage, though he was

Bus 2000: The Heart of the City Centre Transportation (Imeche Event Publications)
By Brand: Wiley
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
Transport policy and bus services in Switzerland; zero emission vehicles - an engineer's view point; taking radical route - a very low floor urban bus design concept; new cost-effective concept for automatic vehicle location (AVL) offers more features and benefits for passengers, operators and authorities; noise and vibration transfer path analysis; route adpation of control strategies for a hybrid bus system; a comparison of buses using alternative fuel and drive systems; vehicle design and

The Best Australian Trucking Stories
By Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
The trucker's job - so vital to our nation's everyday life - makes for a diverse treasure trove of stories. This first-ever collection of stories about Aussie truckers captures the humour, tragedy, and fascinating history of their world, proving once again that truth is often stranger, funnier, and more inspiring than fiction. The unlikely yarns and tales, collected by Jim Haynes, quickly transport the listener into the intriguing but often hard and lonely world of the long-distance truck

Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of the El Faro
By HarperAudio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
On October 1, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin barreled into the Bermuda Triangle and swallowed the container ship El Faro whole, resulting in the worst American shipping disaster in 35 years. No one could fathom how a vessel equipped with satellite communications, a sophisticated navigation system, and cutting-edge weather forecasting could suddenly vanish - until now. Relying on hundreds of exclusive interviews with family members and maritime experts, as well as the words of the crew members

Overhaul: An Insider's Account of the Obama Administration's Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry
By Audible Studios
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
This first real look inside Team Obama mixes political warfare and big-business shakeups in equal proportions, and comes from a uniquely informed source. Steve Rattner is not just the man brought in by the president to save the auto industry, he is a former New York Times financial reporter who also earned a place among the top tier of Wall Street's most informed investment bankers and corporate experts. Now, from his vantage point at the helm of the historic auto-industry intervention,

Why GM Matters: Inside the Race to Transform an American Icon
By Audible Studios
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
In November, GM CEO Rick Wagoner appeared before Congress to ask for $25 billion to bail out the struggling Big Three automakers. To critics like Thomas Freidman and Mitt Romney, it was a sign that the American auto industry should be led out to pasture; if the Japanese are better at making cars, they said, then we should let them do it. To defenders, the loss of the country's largest manufacturing sector would be an incomprehensible disaster. Nearly every day, the debate rages on the op-ed

Drive!: Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age
By Audible Studios
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
From the acclaimed author of Birdmen comes a revelatory new history of the birth of the automobile - an illuminating and entertaining true tale of invention, competition, and the visionaries, hustlers, and swindlers who came together to transform the world. With a narrative as propulsive as its subject, Drive! plunges us headlong into a time unlike any in history, when manic innovation and consumerist zeal coalesced to forever change the way people got from one place to another..

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