J.J. Keller's tractor-trailer driver training manual by J.j. Keller & Associates Staff

By J.j. Keller & Associates Staff

Written via an skilled transportation specialist and previous driving force education teacher, this 2d version handbook teaches the fundamentals of secure using innovations for tractor-trailer rigs and offers updated regulatory details. The handbook additionally is helping you meet FMCSA's entry-level driving force education standards. It covers all 4 parts - driving force qualification, hours of carrier, driving force wellbeing, and whistleblower Read more...

summary: Written by means of an skilled transportation specialist and previous driving force education teacher, this 2d version guide teaches the fundamentals of secure using strategies for tractor-trailer rigs and gives up to date regulatory details. The guide additionally is helping you meet FMCSA's entry-level motive force education specifications. It covers all 4 parts - driving force qualification, hours of carrier, driving force well being, and whistleblower defense - that new drivers must be proficient on. The guide additionally covers impor

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Porsche 914 & 914-6: The Definitive History of the Road & by Brian Long

By Brian Long

Perceived as a within your means access point version for Porsche, the 914's early historical past used to be blighted by means of political issues of VW's new administration. in spite of the fact that, via the top of construction, virtually 119,000 examples were bought. This booklet files the whole overseas tale of the mid-engined 914, from thought via to the ultimate creation vehicle, illustrated all through with modern fabric. this day, the 914, the "Cinderella" Porsche, is a cheap and functional vintage.

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Energy Consumption and Autonomous Driving: Proceedings of by Jochen Langheim

By Jochen Langheim

This quantity collects chosen papers of the third CESA car Electronics Congress, Paris, 2014. CESA is an important car electronics convention in France. The topical concentration lies on cutting-edge car electronics with admire to power intake and independent using. the objective viewers essentially includes leaders and study specialists within the automobile undefined.

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Indian Motorcycle(R). America's First Motorcycle Company by Darwin Holmstrom

By Darwin Holmstrom

«Indian Motorcycle(R): Americas First motorbike corporation» tells the entire tale of Indian,
Americas first heavily produced bike maker, from its begin as a bicycle producer to the acquisition
of the emblem through Polaris Industries in 2011 and the next new Indian bikes.

In the early years of the 20 th century, Indian ruled the worlds racetracks, incomes the logo a global
reputation for caliber, functionality, reliability, and technical innovation, however the once-mighty corporation
fell on difficult occasions and in 1953 used to be compelled to dossier bankruptcy.

who attempted to resurrect it for over part a century. ultimately Polaris, maker of the very hot Victory(R) model
of bikes, bought the logo and published the Chief(R) and Scout(R), types that after back restored Indian
to its rightful position within the motorbike pantheon.

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Chrysler's Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit's by Steve Lehto

By Steve Lehto

In 1964, Chrysler gave the area a glimpse of the long run. They equipped a fleet of turbine cars--automobiles with jet engines--and loaned them out to individuals of the general public. The fleet logged over 1000000 miles; the workout was once a raging success.            those turbine engines might run on any flammable liquid--tequila, heating oil, Chanel #5, diesel, alcohol, kerosene. If the vehicles were mass produced, we would have autos this present day that don't require petroleum-derived fuels. The engine used to be additionally a lot easier than the piston engine--it contained one-fifth the variety of relocating elements and required less upkeep. The vehicles had no radiators or fan belts and not wanted oil changes.             but Chrysler overwhelmed and burned lots of the autos years later; the jet car's short glory used to be over. the place did all of it get it wrong? Controversy nonetheless follows this system, and questions on how and why it was once killed have by no means been satisfactorily answered.            Steve Lehto has interviewed all of the surviving individuals of the turbine vehicle program--from the metallurgist who created the unique metals for the internal of the engine to the attempt motive force who drove it at Chrysler’s proving grounds for days on finish. Lehto takes those first-hand money owed and weaves them right into a nice tale in regards to the coolest vehicle Detroit ever produced.

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Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain by Hugh Thomas

By Hugh Thomas

A dramatic biography of the intense Spanish industrialist and entrepreneur Eduardo Barreiros

 

Born in an impoverished area of Galicia, possessed of little schooling and not more cash, Eduardo Barreiros (1919–1992) rose to turn into an immensely profitable entrepreneur and one in all Spain’s so much in demand industrialists. during this attractive biography, the 1st on a Spanish entrepreneur in English, Hugh Thomas recounts Barreiros’s origins as an car mechanic, his good fortune within the motor undefined, his tragic alliance with the Chrysler company, and his little-known position as a motor founder in Eighties Cuba. Drawing on an unmatched wisdom of Spanish historical past, Lord Thomas additionally brings to mild Barreiros’s serious function within the modernization of the Spanish economic system within the post–Civil warfare years.

 

The e-book deals a close portrait of Don Eduardo’s character, personality, and diverse entrepreneurial endeavors, in addition to an entire account of the problems the Franco-era govt threw within the direction of his capitalist actions. the connection among Barreiros and the Chrysler company can also be defined, besides the failed avoid Dart undertaking that finally expense Barreiros his company. ultimately, the publication recounts Don Eduardo’s late-in-life efforts to aid identify a motor in Castro’s Cuba—a paradoxical end for an excellent capitalist.

 

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