The Greening of the Automotive Industry by G. CalabreseThe Greening of the Automotive Industry by G. Calabrese

The Greening of the Automotive Industry

byG. Calabrese

Hardcover | May 29, 2012

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An examination of the greening of the automotive industry by the path dependence of countries and carmakers' trajectories. Three sources of path dependency can be detected: business models, consumer attitudes, and policy regulations. The automobile is changing and the race towards alternative driving systems has started!
GIUSEPPE CALABRESE Senior Researcher at CNR-CERIS and teaches managerial economics at the University of Turin, Italy. He is co-editor of theInternational Journal of Automotive Technology and Managementand a member of the International Steering Committee of GERPISA. His main areas of research are industrial organisation, technological i...
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Title:The Greening of the Automotive IndustryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:369 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.88 inPublished:May 29, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023036909X

ISBN - 13:9780230369092

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Contents List of Tables List of Figures Foreword; B.Jullien Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Presentation of the Book; G.Calabrese PART I: INNOVATION DESIGN FOR ALTERNATIVE VEHICLES Innovation Design and Sustainable Development In the Automotive Industry; G.Calabrese Manufacturing Capability and Architecture of Green Vehicles; T.Fujimoto Industrial Designers and Challenges of Sustainable Development; M.Vervaeke Towards new R&D Processes for Sustainable Development in the Automotive Industry: Experiencing Innovative Design; M.Elmquist & B.Segrestin PART II: TECHNOLOGICAL TRAJECTORIES IN ALTERNATIVE VEHICLES Balancing a Strong Strategic Intent and an Experimental Approach for Electric Vehicles; F.Charue-Duboc & C.Midler 'Sailing Ship Effects' in the Global Automotive Industry? The Competition between 'New' and 'Old' Technologies in the Race for Sustainable Solutions; D.Sushandoyo , T.Magnusson & C.Berggren Firm Perspectives on Hydrogen; M.Dijk & C.Montalvo CNG Cars: The Sustainable Motorization is Within Reach; G.Volpato & A.Stocchetti Institutional, Technological and Commercial Innovations in the Brazilian Ethanol and Automotive Industry; M.Amatucci & E.E.Spers New Forms of Vehicle Maker-Supplier Interdependence? The Case of Electric Machine Development for Heavy Hybrid Vehicles; D.Sushandoyo , T.Magnusson & C.Berggren PART III: SURROUNDING CONDITIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVE VEHICLES Electric Vehicles and Power Grids: Challenges and Opportunities; E.Ragazzi , E.Bompard & A.Tenconi Agreements and Joint-Ventures in the Electric Vehicle Industry; G.Vitali Business Model Innovation and the Development of the Electric Vehicle Industry in China; H.Wang & C.Kimble Urban Mobility as the Product of a Systemic Change and the Greening of Automotive Industry; F.Garibaldo Forecasting Framework for Evaluating Alternative Vehicles by Analytic Hierarchy Process Model and Scenarios; T.U.Daim & J.D.Upadhyay Consumer Attitudes Towards Alternative Vehicles; M.Dijk , J.Nijhuis & R.Madlener The Second Automotive Revolution Is Underway. The Scenarios in Confrontation; M.Freyssenet Appendix: the GERPISA International Network