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Classic Supercars looks in detail at 75 of the most celebrated vehicles from Europe, Japan, and America, providing a pocket-size reference guide to those machines at the pinnacle of automotive engineering.
The Douglas DC-3 was a twin-engine airliner that first flew in 1935 and was a pioneer during the early years of international commercial flight.
Explore the fascinating, evolving world of electric vehicles, from the first EVs in the Victorian era to their rapid expansion today—and beyond.
In The Electric Vehicle Revolution, automotive journalist Kevin Wilson provides a thorough, engaging overview of where EV technology is today, how it got there, and where it’s going.
A spirited, insightful exploration of our favorite machine and it's cultural impact on society over the past one hundred and fifty years.
More than any other technology, cars have transformed American popular culture. Cars have created vast wealth as well as novel dreams of freedom and mobility.
The first global history of the epic early days of the iron railway
Railways, in simple wooden or stone form, have existed since prehistory.
Do You Dream of Riding a Motorcycle?
The Craft and Art of Motorcycling will help make your dream a reality—from your first ride to the road ahead.
Hollywood’s go-to riding guru, Steve Krugman, has trained thousands of riders including high-profile actors, musicians, and athletes.
Inexpensive, stylish, and highly customizable, these tiny machines muscled their way into the world's consciousness. Honda's original model, the C 100 Super Cub, became a global smash hit. Since its release in 1958, more than 100 million Honda Super Cub mini motorcycles have been produced, and it has become the bestselling motorized vehicle in history.
Willie G. Davidson likes to say that he was born with gasoline in his veins and a crayon in each hand. A designer at heart, Davidson combined his passions for art and motorcycles to extend a multi-generational unbroken thread from Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company’s birth in a wooden shed in the early twentieth century to today.
Every day there are tens of thousands of transoceanic flights In the 1930s, the invention of planes able to traverse the Atlantic changed the world However, there were already aircraft crossing vast oceans over a decade earlier Lighter than air, these vehicles were called dirigibles, or, as the Germans named them, Graf Zeppelins Illustrated with period photographs, vintage travel posters, blue