A pdf book, here.
From a historical perspective, this book is fascinating. It was written at the height of the triumphalism around the ascent of the Japanese economy. Even with the challenges the US industry faces, I wonder if we would be so ready to take the Japanese lessons today.
What I found most compelling about this pdf book is that China’s auto industry (even with its huge growth) faces a similar predicament. Well worth reviewing just for this reason alone.
A pdf book examining the roots of the crisis in the American car industry. Provides an interesting contrast to some of the more popular histories.
A pdf book on the future of the auto business
A pdf book examining the future of the auto industry from a late 20th century perspective.
An interesting work that foretells the downfall of the U.S. auto industry.