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World History of the Automobile

  • Book
  • R-272
  • ISBN 978-0-7680-4866-7
Published September 01, 2001 by SAE International in United States
World History of the Automobile
  • English
  • 382 pages
This book details the development of the automobile from its early beginnings to the present day. With emphasis on the European historical perspective, particularly the pioneering developments which occurred in Germany, World History of the Automobile chronicles the early vehicles by Daimler, Maybach and Benz, the "Mercedes Era," the role of motor vehicles in World Wars I and II, and the numerous technological and business revolutions of the second half of the 20th century.