Detroit Diesel

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  • Essay about The history of Detroit Diesel

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    how Detroit Diesel has become what it is today. Detroit Diesel Corporation manufactures diesel and alternative fuel engines for use in trucks, buses, commercial and pleasure marine craft, military and so on. This is how Detroit Diesel has progressed over the years with engines and help of other distributors and dealers. The history of Detroit Diesel started in 1938 just as WWII was heating up. In the same year General Motors formed the GM Diesel Division which is the ancestor of Detroit Diesel

  • Who Is Detroit Diesel?

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    their first diesel engine for the pickup line. The engine manufacturer that GM partnered with was Detroit Diesel. Detroit Diesel was a good choice because Detriot Diesel had a reputable name for being reliable and well built. This was GM's first attempt at a reliable consumer diesel engine GM was not aiming for a top of the line performance diesel. This engine was a 6.2 liter naturally aspirated diesel engine, this combination engine was used from 1982-1993. The 6.2 series of diesel engine was used

  • Factors that Caused the Demographic and Economic Decline of Detroit in Regards to the Marxist Theory

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    In 2013, Americans witnessed a slowly sinking ship finally submerge. Once a bustling urban center rife with economic prosperity, the city of Detroit, Michigan filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S history on July 18, 2013 (Fletcher, 2013). Over recent decades, Detroit has been the victim of both economic and demographic decay. To put the magnitude of the city’s desolation in perspective, during the middle of the twentieth century, the city’s population was approximately 1,850,000

  • Detroit Tops Forbes List Of The Most Dangerous Cities

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    Detroit tops Forbes list of the Most Dangerous Cities this year for the fifth year in a row. What is encouraging is the violent crime rate in the Motor City actually declined last year, despite crushing financial woes that drove Detroit into the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Crime affects the people of Detroit and the city’s reputation, employment, income and education. It should be stopped to make Detroit prosper and make the lives of the people living there better. Detroit had

  • Searching for a Sugar Man Directed by Malik Bendjelloul

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    Searching for Sugar Man, a 2012 documentary directed by Malik Bendjelloul, contains many documentary-type aesthetics. The film tells the tale of an American musician named Sixto Rodriguez whose music encouraged the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. The characters within the film are all real people based off of a real-life situation. This particular film contains many on-camera interviews in order to get that documentary type feel. The film shows interviews from a construction worker, to all

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Requiem For Detroit '

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    Julien Temple in his 2010 documentary, Requiem For Detroit?, brought light to the evolution of the motorcar industry in Detroit and how it affected the development process throughout the state. Detroit’s development was dependent on the modernised industrial revolution that brought forth the expansion of suburban life and growing consumerism. This also came to be known as the ‘American dream’. He also foregrounds to his viewers, what a post capitalist society looks like which came as a result of

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Requiem For Detroit '

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    Requiem for Detroit? is a historical documentary, released in 2010 and directed by Julien Temple, about the decline and collapse of Detroit, one of America’s largest cities. It chronicles Detroit’s journey through its success in the automobile industry all the way through its urban decay and industrial collapse to the present day. As the film draws a close, Temple also suggests some ways forward for Detroit. He presents possibilities and clearly shows which he thinks is most likely through his use

  • The Problems Of Urban Rot

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    For many years, Detroit has been described as the “Come Back City”. A presumption will be made that the significant reasons for urban rot are, among potential others are evolving demographics, deindustrialization, political disappointment, poor urban arranging, and racial separation. Detroit can still be viewed as a beautiful city full of culture and art, both in its stately decay and in its growing natural abundance. Indeed, Detroit remains to be one of the finest sights to be seen with a little

  • Case Study : Detroit 's Death Spiral

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    Case Study: Detroit’s Death Spiral Introduction On July 18, 2013, Detroit filed Chapter 9 bankruptcy and make it become the largest municipal bankruptcy in United States history. The center of the automobile industry in the United States currently famous with the stereotype as ‘the ghost city’ – the worst city in the state where people don’t want to come with $ 18 billion debt. There are three main factors behind Detroit bankruptcy, they lost their revenue sources, they spend too much, and the government

  • Casino Legislation Impacts The Local And State Economy

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    In many local casinos the gamblers live in the same city as the casino. When this is the case, gamblers are not bringing money to the economy; they are transferring money that was already in the local economy. In an article written in 2002, the Detroit Free Press stated casinos were responsible for draining