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The Future of the automobile

the report of MIT"s International Automobile Program
  • 321 Pages
  • 2.62 MB
  • English

MIT Press , Cambridge, Mass
Automobile industry and
Statementby Alan Altshuler ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Hermann Appel ... [et al.].
ContributionsAltshuler, Alan A., 1936-, Massachusetts Institute of Technology., International Automobile Program.
LC ClassificationsHD9710.A2 F87 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 321 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2850017M
ISBN 10026201081X
LC Control Number84012269

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The car of the future will be heavily influenced by technology that makes it much more friendly to the cities of the future, but we might not have to wait so long for such cars to become mainstream.

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The next 10 years in car tech will make the last 30 look like just a warm-up By Alexander Kalogianni Janu “It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.”. Automobile aesthetics has always been an interest for me, and so this book seemed tailor-made for some summer reading.

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The automobile as a basic concept has hardly evolved since its debut over a hundred years ago. The automobile is still an internally powered personal transportation vehicle for use on the road; it is also still designed to carry a driver and a few passengers. Under the schemes, which have been awarded £40, development grants, homes could be self-built, include straw walls or green roofs, and some of the prototype estates are designed as car.

A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for definitions of cars say that they run primarily on roads, seat one to eight people, have four tires, and mainly transport people rather than goods. Cars came into global use during the 20th century, and developed economies depend on them.

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