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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, International Motor Vehicle Program records

Identifier: AC-0614

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Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of the International Motor Vehicle Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from 1990 to. Materials in this collection, spanning from 1990 to 2004, comprise research meeting briefing files and technical reports.


  • Creation: 1990 - 2004


Conditions Governing Access

All materials in this collection are restricted for 20 years from their date of creation. The contents of folders that are more than 20 years old are open.

Conditions Governing Use

Access to collections in the Department of Distinctive Collections is not authorization to publish. Please see the MIT Libraries Permissions Policy for permission information. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection or MIT.

Historical note

The International Motor Vehicle Program ( IMVP), founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1979 as part of the Sloan School of Management Sloan School of Management, Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development. IMVP industry sponsors contribute funds, which IMVP channels to selected projects proposed by researchers at universities worldwide. Sponsors also provide guidance and access to company data and managers. Research results include presentations, papers, meetings, and focused discussions: (1) Collaborative research synthesized for sponsors online and in print; (2) Events and executive briefings at annual meetings and specialized reviews; and (3) Leadership development in a one-week executive education course.

Researchers are based at universities worldwide including MIT, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania , University of Michigan , Carnegie Mellon University , Oxford University , University of Cambridge, cole Polytechnique, Seoul National University , University of Tokyo , Hitotsubashi University , and Kobe University.

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3.1 Cubic Feet (1 record carton, 7 manuscript boxes)

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Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.

Processing Information note

Some collection descriptions are based on legacy data and may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies. Description may change pending verification. Please contact the MIT Department of Distinctive Collections if you notice any errors or discrepancies.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021 September 27: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

Repository Details

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