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British & European Trucks of the 1980s (Those Were the Days...)by Colin Peck
Synopses & Reviews
Mergers, amalgamations and joint ventures have meant that the number of pan-European truck manufacturers can now almost be counted on the fingers of one hand. Modern legislation governing gross weights, emissions and operations, also mean that many of today's trucks are almost uniform.
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.
About the Author
Colin Peck has been collecting, restoring and writing about classic vehicles for almost 30 years. He has also been involved in the road transport industry since the 1970s and his knowledge of the subject extends from writing for magazines and books and working as a public relations consultant in the industry. His car books include The Last Real Austins and British Woodies, in the Those Were the Days series and his truck books include DAF Trucks since 1949 in the Truckmakers series, as well as Off-Highway and Construction Trucks and Trucks of the World Highways.
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