One of the leading artifacts of modern technology, the automobile has shaped our physical, economic, social, and cultural environment. A comprehensive history, this book highlights the technical changes that altered the appearance and performance of automobiles, along with the myriad forces that have shaped the car's development.Prototype fuel cell cars have been made by a number of manufacturers, and in 2003 a small fleet produced by Honda was being ... With a production cost of $2 million per car, far more than the city paid for their use, the program was meant to provide ... engines are the recipients of over a century of infrastructure development, fueling stations and repair shops in particular. ... Although hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, it is not easily obtained on planet Earth.
|Title||:||Cars and Culture|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2006-04-21|