The Story of the Car

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The Story of the Car

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Author :   Giles Chapman
Publisher :   Dorling Kindersley Limited
Published :   28/04/2022
ISBN :   9780241471272
Format :   Hardback
Pages :   360
Size (mm) :   262x220x26
Weight (g) :   1415

Beginning with the birth of the internal combustion engine, 'The Story of the Car' explores how this once rare and luxurious status symbol has become an essential part of everyday life. It shows the ways in which the automobile has influenced breakthroughs... Read more
 
Beginning with the birth of the internal combustion engine, 'The Story of the Car' explores how this once rare and luxurious status symbol has become an essential part of everyday life. It shows the ways in which the automobile has influenced breakthroughs in new technology and design, while becoming the focal point of an exhilarating genera of sport. Taking you on a journey along Route 66, inside the engine of a luxury car, and into the lives of the most successful pioneers of automobile history, the book also explores the possibilities of the 'green' motoring, the electric engine, and the uses of AI on the roads of the future. Combining rarely seen images, insightful biographies. and fascinating features, this title illustrates how after more than a century of development, the car still conveys a sense of freedom, excitement, and desire.