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.
Author: Erik Eckermann
Publisher: SAE International
Specs: Published by SAE International with a Product Code of R-272, ISBN of 978-0-7680-0800-5, and 382 pages in a softbound binding.