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Cars - Driven by Design: Sports Cars from the 1950s to the 1970s
Call Number: TL236 .C37 2018
Publication Date: 2018
As a design object beyond its practical purpose, the automobile has left an indelible mark on the world we live in. There is scarcely another everyday item which has been designed in a more sophisticated and inventive manner and which offers a larger projection area. This can be seen with particular clarity in the sports car of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, which are fast, beautiful, eccentric, and innovative. In recent decades, these coveted collector's items have attained cult status, and have come to be widely regarded as dream cars for eternity. In an exciting journey through time, this volume pays homage to a selection of exclusive sports cars by legendary manufacturers--including Porsche, Ferrari, and Jaguar--showing them to be artworks in their own right. Essays, biographies, and brilliant color photographs shed light on the sports car's unparalleled unity of form, technology, design, and emotions.
Automotive Technology 101
Automotive Technology by
Call Number: TL152 .H25 2012
Covers all eight areas of automotive service, plus the soft skills and tool knowledge that must also be taught.
Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel and Computerized Management Systems by
Call Number: TL210 .B4143 2017
This fifth edition covers the full range of commercial vehicle diesel engines, from light- to heavy-duty, as well as the most current management electronics used in the industry. In addition, dedicated chapters deal with natural gas (NG) fuel systems (CNG and LPG), alternate fuels, and hybrid drive systems. The book addresses the latest ASE Education Foundation tasks...
Automotive Steering, Suspension, and Alignment by
Call Number: TL259 .H35 2014
Real examples and full color images throughout the text offer readers a practical approach to the diagnosis and repair of the NATEF tasks for the Automotive Steering, Suspension, and Alignment (A4) content area.
Manual Drivetrains and Axles by
Call Number: TL260 .B57 2015
Ideal for both novice and advanced technicians, Manual Drivetrains and Axles, 7/eprovides a complete, state-of-the-art source on the operating principles as well as the service and repair procedures for manual drivetrains and axles. Correlated to NATEF and ASE tasks...
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles by
Call Number: TL263 .H30 2018
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, 7th Edition provides a complete, state-of-the-art source on the operating principles as well as the service and repair procedures for modern automatic transmission transaxles, complete with the practical skills that students must master to be successful in the industry.
The Industry & Specialty Cars
Inside Shelby American by
Call Number: GV1032.M57 A3 2013
In this book, John Morton's story is intertwined with the memories of other Shelby staffers of the period, revealing through historic photography and an untold perspective the rousing story of America's most legendary racer and car builder.
Auto Brand by
Call Number: HD9710.A2 P256 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Case studies from major car brands including Audi, BMW, Holden, Mercedes-Benz, Opel, Porsche, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, and Volvo.
Driving Honda: Inside the World’s Most Innovative Car Company by
Call Number: HD9710.U54 A637 2014
For decades there have been two iconic Japanese auto companies. One has been endlessly studied and written about. The other has been generally underappreciated and misunderstood. Until now. Since its birth as a motorcycle company in 1949, Honda has steadily grown into the world’s fifth largest automaker and top engine manufacturer...
Driving from Japan by
Call Number: TL105 .J36 2007
Toyota, Honda, Datsun (Nissan), Mazda, Subaru, Isuzu, and Mitsubishi are profiled individually from their origins through the present.
Classic Japanese Performace Cars by
Call Number: TL236 .H78 2013
One of the hottest new trends on the street is to own and drive a vintage Japanese performance car. Whether it's a Datsun 510 or 240Z, an early '70s Mazda RX2, or an early Toyota Celica, these cars are gaining attention from enthusiasts and collectors alike!
ASE Test Prep
Motor Age Training: Self-Study Guides for ASE Certification. P2, Automobile
Call Number: TL157.P3 M69P2 2018
Publication Date: 2018
Contents: Test Specifications And Task List -- General Operations -- Customer Relations And Sales Skills -- Vehicle Systems -- Vehicle Identification -- Cataloging Skills -- Inventory Management -- Merchandising -- Sample Test Questions -- Answers to study-guide test questions -- Glossary.
Motor age training: Self-Study Guides for ASE Certification. L1, Advanced Engine Performance
Call Number: TL157.P3 M69L1 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Contents: Test specifications and task list -- General powertrain diagnosis -- Computerized powertrain controls diagnosis (including OBD II) -- Ignition system diagnosis -- Fuel and air induction systems diagnosis -- Emission control systems diagnosis -- I / M failure diagnosis -- L1 composite vehicle type 3 -- Sample test question -- Answers to study-guide test questions -- Glossary.
Car: The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile
Call Number: TL15 .C28 2011 (Oversize)
Whether you're a vintage car spotter or an armchair petrolhead, strap yourself in for an unforgettable ride through motoring history. This sumptuously designed visual guide is packed with everything you could ever want to know about cars through the ages, from the earliest "horseless carriage" to the modern supercar and Formula 1.
The Life of the Automobile by
Call Number: TL15 .P37 2014
This is not just a story of horsepower and performance but a tale of extraordinary people: of intuitive carmakers, of exceptionally gifted designers and of visionary industrialists, among numerous other game changers.
Top Muscle by
Call Number: TL23 .H665 2014
These cars represent the absolute zenith of the most valuable collector cars in existence, with fascinating histories that illuminate the wildest age in American automotive history.
Engines of Change by
Call Number: TL23 .I54 2012
A wondrous epic in fifteen automobiles, including the Corvette, the Beetle, and the Chevy Corvair, as well as the personalities and tales behind them: Robert McNamara's unlikely role in Lee Iacocca's Mustang, Henry Ford's Model T, as well as Honda's Accord, the BMW 3 Series, and the Jeep, among others.
The Old Car Nut Book
Call Number: TL146.5 .O43 2013
The Old Car Nut Book was designed with the idea that EVERYONE in the old car hobby has a story or two to tell. These are stories from regular Old Car Nuts from across America. Contributors range from people like the average Joe at a car show to collectors and restorers that are very well known and respected in their local communities.
A History of Electric Cars by
Call Number: TL220 .B563 2013
One hundred years ago electric cars were the most popular automobiles in the world. In the late nineteenth century and at the start of the twentieth century, they outsold every other type of car. And yet, within a couple of decades of the start of the twentieth century, the electric car had vanished. Today they have regained popularity. This title tells the history of electric and hybrid cars.
Sound and Safe by
Call Number: TL246 .B55 2014
What did and does the automotive industry do to secure the sounds characteristic for their brands?
Classics Cars & New Innovations
The State of American Hot Rodding by
Call Number: TL236.3 .M55 2018
Gearhead and geographer David Miller has crisscrossed America in his custom built 1958 Chevy Apache pickup, interviewing hot rodders about what drives their passions, values and way of life. Their collected stories present a detailed portrait of modern hot rodding--a distinctly American subculture that survives by bucking the trends and attitudes that increasingly shape the transportation landscape.
Reinventing the Automobile by
Call Number: TL220 .M58 2010
Industry experts reimagine the automobile, describing vehicles of the near future that are green, smart, connected, and fun to drive.
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