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  • Published: 21 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9781743483510
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 200

End of the Road?: Penguin Special




In this engaging and insightful analysis for the lay reader, Gideon Haigh explains why the industry has become an ideological battleground, and reveals the more complex and surprising truth behind the partisan rhetoric.

Australia is one of just thirteen countries in the world equipped to take a car from design concept all the way to a showroom – a remarkable achievement in a market so small. Yet the industry has few friends, and many vociferous critics who argue that the country should not make cars at all.  In this engaging and insightful analysis for the lay reader, Gideon Haigh explains why the industry has become an ideological battleground, and reveals the more complex and surprising truth behind the partisan rhetoric.

  • Published: 21 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9781743483510
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 200

About the author

Gideon Haigh

Gideon Haigh has been a journalist since 1984, and The Momentous, Uneventful Day is his fortieth book. His The Office: a hardworking history won the 2013 Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction.

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Awards & recognition

John Button Prize

Longlisted  •  2014  •  Best Book

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