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Chevrolet Corvette Design, Safety and Wrecks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Pre-1968 Corvettes had a fatal flaw. The cars could quickly become an inferno or flaming torch if they were hit in their rear ends by another auto traveling at a moderate rate of speed. The text of my work recounts the effort of a Sacramento, California attorney to prove that General Motors was partially responsible for a horrific wreck which killed two men and left a woman disfigured for life.
Chevrolet Corvair Design And Engineering Flawed From Its Inception
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Ralph Nader was a critic of the Chevrolet Corvair. A book he wrote cited the rear-engine car's tendency to roll over, even at slow speeds. Nader was vocal at Senate hearings regarding Corvair's most egregious flaw. This was a seepage of carbon dioxide into the car's passenger compartment. My ebook looks at GM's consistent denials of any problems despite numerous deaths among Corvair owners.
Automotive Ignition Systems Explained - General Motors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Reference
This book, with more than 90 pages long, concentrates on testing procedures and techniques dealing specifically with General Motors family of vehicles (Chevy, Buick, Pontiac, Old, Cadillac, GMC). The book provides specific operational characteristics or how the system works, as well as how to test them.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Campus Martius Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Detroit's Campus Martius Park area is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Wildcat
Price: Free! Words: 26,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wildcat is a book that has been banned by the United Auto Workers International Union: General Motors and the United Auto Workers lock horns in this tale of a go-for-broke wildcat strike. Wildcat is set in Vietnam-era, 1970 Ohio at a General Motors stamping plant--lots of laughs and labor history, and a not-nostalgic look at what Vietnam cost us all.
Out of the Rubble... Revolution! (An Allegory of Monumental Disproportions)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management & human resources
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This little parabolic adventure (with graphics) is about leadership and the dangers of monument making – where process, bigness, status quo and control become more important than the mission. The world today is replete with examples, a sampling suggested in this book’s "Postlude." Discover where you and your institution(s) fit - a "survival guide" for institutional, mission-oriented leaders.