Lovin' My Car
Women in the Driver's Seat
Hardcover ISBN: 1576879178
Grease monkeys, gear heads, collectors, hobbyists, and speed freaks, to name just a few of the car and truck lovers out there all share a passion for their beloved motor vehicles. There are endless reasons to love the thrill of the road, the horsepower, and freedom that comes with it all; but who says women can't be just as fanatical as men? Fashion director, author, and photographer, Libby Edelman unveils intimate portraits of a community of women from all walks of life who share an automotive love. Some cars are fancy, others quirky, and most are everyday cars, but all have proud women owners who share personal stories of what their cars and trucks mean to them in, Lovin’ My Car; Women in the Driver’s Seat. First inspired by her husband, Sam, and son, Jesse, and their endless banter about new makes and models, the finer details of engines and their sizes, the know-how and questions about maintenance and repair, Libby found herself fascinated by men’s obsession with cars—and wondered if women were equally obsessed? Libby soon discovered female automotive enthusiasts everywhere—including one woman who loved her car so much that her family buried her in it! With their collective passion in mind, Libby hit the road, traveling across the country to meet and speak with women about their love for cars and trucks. Over the course of her 20-year journey, Libby learned there are endless reasons why women love their cars—the horsepower, the thrill of the road, and the freedom that comes with it. From discovering one’s self to rediscovering a favorite song, this book shares unique stories of women and their relationships with their cars, with a compelling and unique perspective, captured by Libby and her lens.
No One at the Wheel
Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future
Hardcover ISBN: 1610398653
"The country's leading transport expert describes how the driverless vehicle revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces and laws not just here, but across the globe."--Provided by publisher.
The Car in 2035
Mobility Planning for the Near Future
Paperback ISBN: 8415391269
The Car in 2035: Mobility Planning for the Near Future focuses on the car, the street, and public policy in Southern California. In this collection of essays and images, the car is viewed as both a challenge and benefit to our neighborhoods, cities, and suburbs. Despite rising fuel prices, the automobile will be Southern California's primary form of transportation in 2035 because the region's population will continue to be dispersed widely, and the car offers the best access to the area's tremendous diversity of economic, social, recreational, and cultural opportunities. But the infrastructure will need to accommodate a heterogeneous mix of modes of transportation, including more cars on the road than today.
Art Cars and the Museum of the Streets
Hardcover ISBN: 1933108177
The automobile has long been a symbol of status, power, and autonomy, and ever since King Tut rolled through Egypt on his golden-wheeled chariot, artists and drivers have dreamed up mobile masterpieces. A striking photographic tribute and social history, Road Show navigates a path across high and low art, showing how people around the world are transforming their vehicles into stunning folk art, obsessive collections, social commentary, and visionary performances. In this fascinating showcase, we see how Henry Ford's motto, “Any color as long as it's black,
Building Guide for Basic Hot Rods
Affordable And Affunable
Paperback ISBN: 1878772201
Le Roi Tex Smith. This book is a guide, intended solely to give you ideas for your own basic hot rod design, including a few interesting building scenarios. Recently rediscovered by rodders intent on regaining the roots of the hobby, these cars are known as retro-rods, rat rods, nostalgia rods . . . The description that has come to the fore within the ranks of experienced rodders today is to call these cars "Scrappers". As in cars that are made up of scrap parts from various vehicles. Contains photographs featuring hot rods from the annual Bonneville Salt Flats Speedweek event.
Rolls-royce the Magic of a Name
The First Forty Years of Britain's Most Prestigious Company
Paperback ISBN: 184831924x
The Magic of a Name tells the story of the first forty years of Britain's most prestigious manufacturer—Rolls-Royce. Peter Pugh tells the story, beginning with the historic meeting in 1904 of Henry Royce and the Honourable C.S. Rolls, and the birth in 1906 of the legendary Silver Ghost.