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An History Of The Motor Car By Charlie Walker
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Join the author as he takes you on another journey back into time, with a comprehensive look at the history, and the birth and development of the automobile, through the ages, and into the late 20th... More > century Although it is generally accepted that it was Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler, who were the founding fathers of the motor car. It was in fact a United Nations effort. No one man can say 'alone I did it': It was invented by the Germans, made practical by the French and first produced on a massive scale by the Americans. The English lagged behind in the early days but, caught up later, to contribute some honoured names.< Less
An History Of The Motor Car By Charlie Walker
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Join the author as he takes you on another journey back into time, with a comprehensive look at the history, and the birth and development of the automobile, through the ages, and into the late 20th... More > century Although it is generally accepted that it was Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler, who were the founding fathers of the motor car. It was in fact a United Nations effort. No one man can say 'alone I did it': It was invented by the Germans, made practical by the French and first produced on a massive scale by the Americans. The English lagged behind in the early days but, caught up later, to contribute some honoured names.< Less
History of Jaguar Cars By Dawn Martin
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Jaguar began in 1922. Blackpool, in Lancashire seemed an unpromising launch platform for a car that became as aspirational as it did. In the years that followed the end of World War 1, Sir William... More > Lyons, then known as Bill, appeared to be a young motorcycle sidecar manufacturer with delusions of grandeur. Ambitious to move up to cars, in 1927, he used his Swallow Sidecar workers coach building skills to make bodies for Austin Sevens, giving them a status they scarcely deserved.< Less
IN LOVE WITH THE CAR By SANDY BOLD
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IN LOVE WITH THE CAR takes a humourous look at the cult of the car. Mixing fact and fantasy with imaginative cartoons, it casts an irreverent eye over the mystique of car naming, the seduction of... More > brand advertising and the history of some car manufacturers. Take a passenger seat, preferably in the back, and enjoy this motoring distraction without worrying about the road ahead.< Less
IN LOVE WITH THE CAR By SANDY BOLD
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IN LOVE WITH THE CAR takes a humourous look at the cult of the car. Mixing fact and fantasy with imaginative cartoons, it casts an irreverent eye over the mystique of car naming, the seduction of... More > brand advertising and the history of some car manufacturers. Take a passenger seat, preferably in the back, and enjoy this motoring distraction without worrying about the road ahead.< Less
A Car's Life By Steve Beaumont
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Updated through the end of 2009, the story and photos of a 1964 Kellison Astra X-300GT designed by Allen M. Germaine for Jim Kellison and built by Dennis Aikin in 1968-1972. Includes scans of... More > original designer blueprints, photos of current Kellisons on the road today, Kellison company literature, original Plan Pak instructions, a brief history of Kellison's 1960s cars and photos of Aikin's two builds (in 1968 and 2000). Currently owned by Steve Beaumont, the book follows the latest restoration which means readers can look forward to a final book edition once this car is finished.< Less
The Car Show By Nicolae Sfetcu
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An automobile, usually called a car (an old word for carriage) or a truck, is a wheeled vehicle that carries its own engine. Older terms include horseless carriage and motor car, with... More > "motor" referring to what is now usually called the engine. It has seats for the driver and, almost without exception, for at least one passenger. The automobile was hailed as an environmental improvement over horses when it was first introduced. Before its introduction, in New York City, over 10,000 tons of manure had to be removed from the streets daily. However, in 2006 the automobile is one of the primary sources of worldwide air pollution and cause of substantial noise and health effects. In this e-book we will detail the most interesting and important characteristics of the automobiles, car maintenance, styling features, car body style, the standard classification of the cars, an history of the automobiles, introduction in the automotive industry, and the traffic code, rules and signs.< Less
My Love Affair With The Car By Charlie Walker
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My Love Affair With The Car Takes you on a journey back into time, and through some of the developments that have taken place in the car industryover the years. Join him has he introduces you... More > to some of the cars he has known and loved. The Morris's, Austins, Wolsley's, Bentleys, Jaguars, Mercedes, Rolls Royce and much, much more. Let him introduce you to the fathers of the automobile, Gotlieb Daimler, and Karl Benz,. The inventor of the gas engine Dr Otto, and the diesel engine Rudolph Diesel. Meet the early pioneers, who struggled and built their Empires on the back of the motor car. Karl Benz, Gotleib Daimler, Sir Herbert Austin, William Morris, who became Lord Nuffield, Henry Ford the peasant farmer from America who was to show the way with mass production techniques, Sir William Lyons, and so many many more. ISBN 0-95374-8-4 Illustrated £5-99< Less
My Love Affair With The Car By Charlie Walker
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My Love Affair With The Car Takes you on a journey back into time, and through some of the developments that have taken place in the car industryover the years. Join him has he introduces you... More > to some of the cars he has known and loved. The Morris's, Austins, Wolsley's, Bentleys, Jaguars, Mercedes, Rolls Royce and much, much more. Let him introduce you to the fathers of the automobile, Gotlieb Daimler, and Karl Benz,. The inventor of the gas engine Dr Otto, and the diesel engine Rudolph Diesel. Meet the early pioneers, who struggled and built their Empires on the back of the motor car. Karl Benz, Gotleib Daimler, Sir Herbert Austin, William Morris, who became Lord Nuffield, Henry Ford the peasant farmer from America who was to show the way with mass production techniques, Sir William Lyons, and so many many more. ISBN 0-95374-8-4 Illustrated £5-99< Less
Electric Cars: The Switch Is On By John McMillian
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For decades John McMillian has both followed and participated in electric vehicle research and development. He believes that electric cars are being designed by automotive engineers to be... More > excessively complex in an effort to make them more expensive and less appealing to the public. This book was written to demystify electric cars and describe how simple and reliable they actually are!< Less