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American automobile frenzy of the 1950s

Avner Offer

American automobile frenzy of the 1950s

by Avner Offer

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Published by University of Oxford in [Oxford] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

PRIORITY 3.

StatementAvner Offer.
SeriesDiscussion papers in economic and social history ;, no. 11, 1996
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL762759M
LC Control Number97160005

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This chapter looks into the American automobile frenzy in the s. Even more so than household appliances, motor cars are shiny, expensive, long-lasting durables. Yet in the marketing of motor cars to American society in the s, producers fell over each other in a frenzy of styling novelty.

For buyers of new cars, the strongest selling point was sensual gratification, rather than status. The American Automobile Frenzy of the s Dec | Authors: Avner Offer. A pronounced cycle of car sales in the s is explained in terms of styling competition and consumer preferences.

An oligopolistic industry concentrated on non-price competition, and responded to perceived consumer demand for styling and status, with an. ‘The American Automobile Frenzy of th e s’, in K. Bruland and P.K. O’Brien (eds.), From Family Firms to Corporate Capitalism: Essays in Business and Industrial.

The s were pivotal for the American automobile post-World War II era brought a wide range of new technologies to the automobile consumer, and a host of problems for the independent automobile industry was maturing in an era of rapid technological change; mass production and the benefits from economies of scale led to innovative designs and greater profits.

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