Automotives: A major textile market

Smith, William C.
September 1994
Textile World;Sep94, Vol. 144 Issue 9, p68
Trade Publication
Looks at the automotive industry as a market for textiles in the United States. Development of the automotive use for textiles; Sectors of the automotive textile business.


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