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Making it FASTER II - The Indianapolis and Grand Prix Cars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,560. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
"Making it FASTER II - The Indianapolis and Grand Prix Cars" is the story of legendary racing cars, by those who designed and raced them.
Chevrolet Corvette Design, Safety and Wrecks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Pre-1968 Corvettes had a fatal flaw. The cars could quickly become an inferno or flaming torch if they were hit in their rear ends by another auto traveling at a moderate rate of speed. The text of my work recounts the effort of a Sacramento, California attorney to prove that General Motors was partially responsible for a horrific wreck which killed two men and left a woman disfigured for life.
Chevrolet Corvair Design And Engineering Flawed From Its Inception
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Ralph Nader was a critic of the Chevrolet Corvair. A book he wrote cited the rear-engine car's tendency to roll over, even at slow speeds. Nader was vocal at Senate hearings regarding Corvair's most egregious flaw. This was a seepage of carbon dioxide into the car's passenger compartment. My ebook looks at GM's consistent denials of any problems despite numerous deaths among Corvair owners.
Vehicles
Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
A forty-five poem collection concerned with driving and the driven. The vehicles involved are mostly used and battered Chevrolets and Fords but there are appearances by other brands including Volkswagon, Pontiac, Plymouth, Buick, Studebaker and Cadillac. A dump truck and a couple of big rigs live here too. Speed, hitchhikers, accidents, fraud, reckless and irresponsible motoring are not strangers.
A Mechanic and a Gentleman: An Odyssey Into the Automotive Repair Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive
A woman's memoir about her time as an automotive technician student. Warning: most have found the account hilarious and not too controversial, but the hypersensitive may not like it. Both men and women, gearheads and nongearheads have enjoyed reading it.
Automotive Intelligentsia 2011-2012 Sports Car Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The all-new second edition of the original eBook new-car guide is finally here. The Automotive Intelligentsia 2011-2012 Sports Car Guide spotlights 46 of the most coveted rides on the road, Updated profiles place the reader firmly behind the wheel and chronicle each model’s heart-pounding performance, advanced technology and storied heritage complete with fun facts, photos and specifications.
Grand Theft Auto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Your family's treasured blue Chevy Cavalier has been stolen. You're to blame, but you have no idea how. What do you do? Escape!
The Man Behind The Brand - On The Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind the famous nameplates of the open road...