A century ago the Soo canal was an insignificant ditch in a remote northern wilderness. Today it serves as the busiest industrial highway on earth.
What it was like to be young and in the front lines when Europe mounted an assault on Detroit with small, snarling, irresistible machines that changed the way we drove and thought
Bill Mitchell’s imaginings brought you the cars of Detroit’s ultimate classic era
A tribute to the brash confections our car makers offered the world during a decade when not one American in a thousand had even heard the name Toyota
He invented modern mass production. He gave the world the first people’s car, and his countrymen loved him for it. But at the moment of his greatest triumph, he turned on the empire he had built—and on the son who would inherit it.
A leading authority picks the top ten. Some of the names still have the power to stir the blood. And some will surprise you.
At a time of crisis for American labor, an organizer looks back on the turbulent fifty-year career that brought him from the shop floor to the presidency of the United Automobile Workers.
The great sit-down strike that transformed American industry
"With half the western world at stake, See Perry on the middle lake.” —Nineteenth-century ballad
OR HOW THE BOY SCOUTS CAME TO AMERICA
"Billy" Durant typified the courage of American business. He was charismatic, arbitrary and impenetrable.