The Car: The History of the Automobile

The Car: The History of the Automobile

by Rod Green
     
 

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America's love affair with the automobile has been going strong for more than a century, but the real story began in 1886, when German engineer Karl Benz received a patent for the first gasoline-powered motor vehicle. The Car documents this fascinating history, from the fragile engineering of the earliest models to the cutting-edge technology of today . . . and

Overview

America's love affair with the automobile has been going strong for more than a century, but the real story began in 1886, when German engineer Karl Benz received a patent for the first gasoline-powered motor vehicle. The Car documents this fascinating history, from the fragile engineering of the earliest models to the cutting-edge technology of today . . . and tomorrow. A unique collection of facsimile documents and memorabilia, including Benz's pioneering patent, makes The Car a must-have for any automobile enthusiast.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780971896
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Rod Green is the author of Building the Titanic, Scalextric: The Story of the World's Favourite Model Racing Cars, and The Original Highway Code. He lives in London, England.

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