How your car works - Your guide to the components & systems of modern cars
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How your car works - Your guide to the components & systems of modern cars

Code VEL-9781845843908
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Plain english advice on how your car works

Product description

How your car works - Your guide to the components & systems of modern cars, including hybrid & electric vehicles

Format: Paperback
Author: Arvid Linde
Published: August 2011
Dimensions(mm): 105 × 150
Pages: 128
Pictures: 92
ISBN: 978-1-845843-90-8

Do you know how your car works? This book dissects and explains one of the finest inventions ever made. Written in a simple, jargon-free language and packed with illustrations and cutaways, it will suit everyone from a pupil with a poster of a supercar on his wall, to a housewife who is just curious about the goings-on beneath her car’s bonnet.

Period covered: 1900 – 2010

About this book:

  • A comprehensive guide to the workings of modern cars for general readership
  • Operating principles of the main parts explained in a simple language
  • A jargon-free description of various types of propulsion systems
  • Everything you need to know about car systems and safety
  • 100 photos and illustrations, including cutaways
  • knowledge that will boost confidence when negotiating with mechanics
  • Will inspire you to become a better car owner
  • Learn to recognize and understand different types of cars
  • Convenient glossary of terms

About the Author

Arvid Linde is a car enthusiast and appreciator of eccentric design ideas. He has an MSc in Car Engineering, and currently works as a journalist and author. Arvid now edits an independent green motoring blog at electriccarnews.co.uk, where he tries to unravel the question of whether the electric car is the answer to the green motoring needs of the 21st century, or just another gimmick. Arvid is also DIY enthusiast, and is trying to encourage people to become more familiar with their cars.

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