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The Competitive status of the U.S. auto industry a study of the influences of technology in determining international industrial competitive advantage

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Automobile industry and trade -- United States

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 197-200.

Statementprepared by Automobile Panel, Committee on Technology and International Economic and Trade Issues of the Office of the Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Engineering and the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.
ContributionsNational Academy of Engineering. Committee on Technology and International Economic and Trade Issues. Automobile Panel., National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9710.U52 C58 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3492643M
ISBN 10030903289X
LC Control Number82012506

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