This unique book explores the products of more than 50 truck manufacturers – from the very largest to the smallest and most obscure – during a period of takeovers, failures and innovative new products. Containing over 120 mostly colour images – most of which have never been published before – this book could become a major reference source for information on truck manufacturers during the decade.
The Saviem trucks and buses have played an important role in the history of the French commercial vehicles. The book offers them a nostalgic homage with a fascinating presentation of the most representative and most interesting models that drove us in our daily lives.
All the most beautiful tractors from all countries in a book full of photographs and technical details. The birth and history of the tractor and some curiosity satisfy both the collector or the enthusiast.
During the early 1930s, a form of motor transport for goods was introduced that was derived from the motorcycle, fitted with three wheels. That’s how the three-wheel van phenomenon began, an economical, practical and untiring vehicle that covered the roads of Italy from the uneasy self-government years to those of extensive economic development. With over 700 illustrations – all of them carefully selected originals from the periods concerned – the vehicles are compared in this book manufacturer by manufacturer, year by year, telling the history of the stylistic and technical evolution of this means of transport. Over one hundred manufacturers are listed all over the Twentieth Century.
This book illustrates the history of the truck at a world level from its origins until today with the help of over 1,000 photographs in colour and black and white and technical specifications for each model. A must for truck lovers and in general for vehicle enthusiasts, this work traces the ups and downs that led to the first truck to today’s giants of the road with engines of over 1,000 hp, including racers and show trucks. In this book, readers will also find manufacturers forgotten over time such as Autocar, Brockway, Henschel, Krupp, Kaelble, Pegaso, Robur, Saurer and White as well as Asian and Russian producers, among them Fuso, Hino, Kamaz and ZIl, which are increasingly gaining ground in the international market currently dominated by the Europeans and Americans.
After “The Great Motorcycle Book” and “The Great Tractor Book”, “The Great Earthmover Book” illustrates the evolution of these fascinating construction machines through detailed descriptions, in-depth technical specifications and over 1,000 colour photographs. It is a complete and exhaustive guide , which puts under the microscope the most significant models of all time, starting with the first compressor steam rollers and dump bucket excavators right through to modern contemporary machinery and also tells the story of their constructors, among them Caterpillar, John Deere, Hyundai, Komatsu, Liebherr, Volvo and many others.
With this book the author retraces 100 years of history and evolution in the way and concept of farming through an excellent collection of images of innovative machines: harvesters, combines, threshers, mowers, chopper, shellers...
Complete survey on all tractors produced in the world. The author traces the evolution of these peculiar vehicules with the help of many pictures by Morland, dealing with all models such as the ones produced by Allis-Charlmers, Ferguson and Zetor. The book is divided into chapters related to each single nation and includes tractors produced in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden and USA before 1960. The last section reviews models produced in Austria, Soviet Union, Finland and the Netherlands. Preface by Harold L. Brock, Ford and John Deer designer.
A panoramic view on all tractors and other agricultural machines produced from 1916 to 1960 with a detailed description of each one, price lists of the period of its launch, lots of historical pictures, advertising material and tecnical drawings.
A book entirely dedicated to 30 years of lorries history but also to the truck driver job. The protagonists are the Lancia, the Fiat, the OM and all the other big lorries which have travelled accross our country since the 40s.
This book ia an opportunity to look back at the development of transport industry in Italy through pictures of tow trucks that record a way of living and working that is now part of the nation history. The development of V. Orlandi, placing the company firmly amongst those who created the history of road transport in Europe.
From the beginning of this century until the seventies Lancia designer closelymonitored chnges of technology from ‘3RO’ model to the “one-off” models, limited series and variants introduced during production, even after the Second World War. Each model mentioned is supported by technical schedules. Specifications and production figures are taken from Lancia archives wherever possible.