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The story of the car: editor-in-chief, Giles Chapman ; foreword, Jodie Kidd.

The story of the car: editor-in-chief, Giles Chapman ; foreword, Jodie Kidd.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
Transport   Gloucester . On Loan . 4 Jun 2022
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ISBN 9780241471272
Shelf Location 629.222/STO
Title The story of the car / editor-in-chief, Giles Chapman ; foreword, Jodie Kidd.
Publication Details London: 2022. Dorling Kindersley Limited,,
Collation 360 pages : : colour illustrations, colour maps ; ; 26 cm. ;
General Note Includes index.
Abstract/Summary 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 you 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, The Story of the Car illustrates how after more than a century of development, the car still conveys a sense of freedom, excitement, and desire.
Subject Automobiles -- History
Other Author Chapman, Giles
Kidd, Jodie,
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