Daimler & Benz: The Complete History

The Birth and Evolution of the Mercedes-Benz
Author: Dennis Adler
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 0060890266
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 288
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From the earliest workshop days to the grandest marque in the automotive world, the story of one of the most important enterprises of the twentieth century comes alive in this complete history. The rich history of Daimler-Benz (now DaimlerChrysler) has its roots in the early experimentation with the use of the internal combustion engine by three men: Carl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler, and William Maybach. Benz, working alone, and Daimler and Maybach, working together, the two shops separated by a mere sixty miles, in the late 1880s simultaneously laid the foundation of what would become the German automotive industry. At first there was competition between Benz & Cie. and Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft, as they engineered and styled the earliest motorwagens and began to develop markets for their products. These early efforts led to the establishment of an entire industry by the start of World War I. But the war and its aftermath devastated these two companies, as it did the German economy overall. By the early 1920s it became apparent that the only way to survival was a merger, and thus, on June 29, 1926, the stockholders of both companies gave approval to the new company, Daimler-Benz, which led directly to the birth of one of the world's best-known brands: Mercedes-Benz. In the hands of noted automotive photographer, author, and editor Dennis Adler, the history of the marque and the company unfolds through the decades, as Mercedes-Benz advances in fame, from the racing glory years to the present, becoming the standard that all automakers strive to meet. With archival (many never before published) and the author's own photographs, the beauty and power of the automobile comes alive, from the earliest models to the first crop of twenty-first-century Mercedes-Benzes. It is a story of excellence that is in many ways unmatched in the history of any industry. Today, as a global leader in design, safety, and overall excellence, Mercedes-Benz continues to lead the way.

AMG 45

The Story
Author: Markus Bolsinger,Clauspeter Becker,Michael C. Clauss,Frank Mühling,Hans Schilder,Achim Peitzmeier
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783768834933
Page: 461
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The Ultimate Resource
Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781849300001
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 2200
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Compiled by more than 300 of the world's leading professionals, visionaries, writers and educators, this is THE first-stop reference resource and knowledge base for finance. QFINANCE covers an extensive range of finance topics with unique insight, authoritative information, practical guidance and thought-provoking widsom. Unmatched for in-depth content, QFINANCE contains more than 2 million words of text, data analysis, critical summaries and bonus online content. Created by Bloomsbury Publishing in association with the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority, QFINANCE is the expert reference resource for finance professionals, academics, students, journalists and writers. QFINANCE: The Ultimate Resource Special Features: Best Practice and Viewpoint Essays – Finance leaders, experts and educators address how to resolve the most crucial issues and challenges facing business today. Finance Checklists – Step-by-step guides offer problem-solving solutions including hedging interest-rate risk, governance practices, project appraisal, estimating enterprise value and managing credit ratings. Calculations and Ratios – Essential mathematical tools include how to calculate return on investment, return on shareholders’ equity, working capital productivity, EVA, risk-adjusted rate of return, CAPM, etc. Finance Thinkers and Leaders – Illuminating biographies of 50 of the leading figures in modern finance including Joseph De La Vega, Louis Bachelier, Franco Modigliani, Paul Samuelson, and Myron Scholes Finance Library digests –Summaries of more than 130 key works ranging from “Against the Gods” to “Portfolio Theory & Capital Markets” and “The Great Crash”. Country and Sector Profiles – In-depth analysis of 102 countries and 26 sectors providing essential primary research resource for direct or indirect investment. Finance Information Sources – A select list of the best resources for further information on finance and accounting worldwide, both in print and online, including books, journal articles, magazines, internet, and organizations Finance Dictionary – A comprehensive jargon-free, easy-to-use dictionary of more than 9,000 finance and banking terms used globally. Quotations – More than 2,000 business relevant quotations. Free access to QFinance Online Resources (www.qfinance.com): Get daily content updates, podcasts, online events and use our fully searchable database.

Great Lives from History: ʻAbbas ibn Firnas - Philip Emeagwali

Author: Alvin K. Benson
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 9781587655234
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 1376
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Provides in-depth critical essays on important men and women in all areas of achievement, from around the world and throughout history, and includes 409 essays covering 413 individual inventors (including 27 women).--From publisher's note, p. vii.

Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen

Author: Brian Long
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845847776
Category: Transportation
Page: 208
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Revealing the definitive history of the entire Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen series. Including SWB and LWB cars, station wagons, vans and convertibles, and with an overview of all the models sold in each of the world's major markets, this book is packed full of information and contemporary illustrations sourced directly from the Stuttgart factory.

Zero to One

Wie Innovation unsere Gesellschaft rettet
Author: Peter Thiel,Blake Masters
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593501600
Category: Political Science
Page: 200
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Wir leben in einer technologischen Sackgasse. Zwar suggeriert die Globalisierung technischen Fortschritt, doch das vermeintlich Neue, sind vor allem Kopien des Bestehenden. Peter Thiel, Silicon-Valley-Insider und in der Wirtschaftscommunity bestens bekannter Innovationstreiber ist überzeugt: Globalisierung ist kein Fortschritt, Konkurrenz ist schädlich und nur Monopole sind nachhaltig erfolgreich. Er zeigt: Wahre Innovation entsteht nicht horizontal, sondern sprunghaft - from Zero to One. Um die Zukunft zu erobern, reicht es nicht, der Beste zu sein. Gründer müssen aus dem Wettkampf des Immergleichen heraustreten und völlig neue Märkte erobern. Wie man wirklich Neues erfindet, enthüllt seine beeindruckende Anleitung zum visionären Querdenken. Ein Appell für einen Startup der ganzen Gesellschaft.

Legendewagen - Die G-Klasse

Von 1979 bis heute
Author: Markus Bolsinger,Axel Lengert,Wolfgang Peters
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783768835626
Page: 142
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Rootes Cars of the 1950s, 1960s & 1970s – Hillman, Humber, Singer, Sunbeam & Talbot

A Pictorial History
Author: David Rowe
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845849930
Category: Transportation
Page: 168
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Rootes Cars of the 50s, 60s & 70s is the only full-colour comprehensive guide to all Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam, Singer & Talbot cars & vans, built from 1950 until the end of production in the 1970s. With model-by-model descriptions and detailed technical information, this is an invaluable Rootes resource.

Mercedes-Benz SLK

– R171 series 2004-2011
Author: Brian Long
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845846532
Category: Transportation
Page: 224
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This book reveals the full history of the second generation Mercedes-Benz SLK, covering in detail the German, US, UK, Australian and Japanese markets. The perfect book to grace a Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts’ library shelf, it’s the definitive record of the model illustrated with stunning photographs.

Mercedes-Benz W123 series

All models 1976 to 1986
Author: Brian Long
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 184584792X
Category: Transportation
Page: 192
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The definitive history of the entire Mercedes-Benz W123 series. From the saloons/sedans, coupés, and estates/wagons, to LWB and chassis only vehicles, this book contains an overview of all the models sold in each of the world's major markets. Packed full of information and contemporary illustrations sourced from the factory.

Deutsches Aussprachewörterbuch

Author: Eva-Maria Krech,Eberhard Stock,Ursula Hirschfeld,Lutz-Christian Anders
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 311021556X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 1087
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Erarbeitet von einer Gruppe renommierter Forscher des traditionsreichen Instituts für Sprechwissenschaft und Phonetik der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, ist das Deutsche Aussprachewörterbuch das neue maßgebliche Referenzwerk zur deutschen Standardaussprache. Es informiert zuverlässig über die deutsche Aussprache und gibt den Standard so wieder, wie er heute von den meisten Deutschsprachigen als hochsprachliche Norm empfunden und verwendet wird. Neben einer ausführlichen Einleitung zur Phonetik und Transkription bietet es ein umfassendes Wörterverzeichnis mit ca. 150.000 Stichwörtern (darunter auch zahlreiche fremde Wörter und Namen) sowie zahlreiche Infokästen, die der Erläuterung von phonetischen Grundregeln und Aussprachebesonderheiten dienen. Die gebundene Ausgabe des Wörterbuchs enthält zudem eine Audio-CD mit gesprochenen Tonbeispielen zur akustischen Verdeutlichung der Regeln, die in der Einleitung behandelt werden. Anders als andere Aussprachewörterbücher basieren die hier präsentierten Angaben zu großen Teilen auf empirisch gewonnenem Datenmaterial; das Werk steht damit in der Nachfolge des halleschen Großen Wörterbuchs der deutschen Aussprache. Die zugrunde liegenden Untersuchungen, die seit Beginn der 1990er Jahre über einen Zeitraum von über zehn Jahren durchgeführt wurden, schlossen unter anderem ausgedehnte soziophonetische Studien ein, darunter eine systematische Befragung von ca. 1.600 Personen mit unterschiedlichem sozialem Hintergrund aus allen Sprachlandschaften Deutschlands zur Akzeptanz bestimmter Ausspracheformen. Die Präsentation bedient sich zeitgenössischer didaktischer Methoden und ermöglicht einen raschen Zugang und gute Verständlichkeit für jeden Benutzer. Damit liegt ein modernes, in allen Fragen der deutschen Standardaussprache maßgebliches und höchsten wissenschaftlichen Ansprüchen genügendes Aussprachewörterbuch vor, das den Siebs ablöst.

The Little Book of Smart

Author: Paul Jackson
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845842723
Category: Transportation
Page: 144
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Now in its second edition, the little book of smart is newly updated, with extra pages and more illustrations to expand the story of the world's most innovative car brand. It's a fascinating tale, told succinctly and in an entertaining style, complemented by full-color photography throughout. And as the most up-to-date smart book on today's scene.

Das Mercedes-Benz-Museum

Author: Max-Gerrit von Pein,Thomas Wirth,Markus Bolsinger
Publisher: N.A
Category: Transportation
Page: 240
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