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Riding on Air

  • Book
  • R-235
  • ISBN 978-0-7680-3800-2
Published October 15, 1999 by SAE International in United States
Riding on Air
  • English
  • 272 pages
Riding on Air covers the history of air suspension, from the earliest patents in the mid-19th century to more current developments. Beginning on buses, air suspension expanded into passenger rail vehicles, only to be followed by a crashing failure on passenger cars. But after several precarious years, air suspension began to win almost universal acceptance on trucks and trailers, and then in mass transportation, eventually making a successful return to passenger cars.