How Cars Work

  • Filename: how-cars-work.
  • ISBN: 0966862309
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Tom Newton
  • Publisher:



How Cars Work is a completely illustrated primer describing the 250 most important car parts and how they work. This mini test book includes wonderfully simple line drawings and clear language to describe all the automotive systems as well as a glossary, index, and a test after each chapter. How Cars Work provides the basic vocabulary and mechanical knowledge to help a reader talk intelligently with mechanics understand shop manuals, and diagnosis car problems. Tom Newton guides the reader with a one topic per page format that delivers information in bite size chunks, just right for teenage boys. How Cars Work was the most stolen book at Kennedy High School in Richmond California! Teachers like our title and so do librarians. The History channel, Modern Marvels-2000, Actuality Productions, Inc is using How Cars Work to train staff for a documentary on automobiles.

How Cars Work

  • Filename: how-cars-work.
  • ISBN: 0762447265
  • Release Date: 2013-09-24
  • Number of pages: 22
  • Author: Nick Arnold
  • Publisher: Running Press Kids



Introduces basic components of a car, explains how they are built, and provides examples of their purposes, timelines for each part's history, and instructions for how to use the enclosed construction materials.

Gretchen Asks How Do Cars Work

  • Filename: gretchen-asks-how-do-cars-work.
  • ISBN: 9781438928869
  • Release Date: 2009-01-01
  • Number of pages: 24
  • Author: Angel Neuschwander
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse



Gretchen is a seven-year-old girl who loves to explore the world around her. Her best friend and cat, Lucy, joins her on her many adventures. Together they always find new things to learn about. In this story, Gretchen wonders what makes the wheels of a car turn. Her mother explains how power for the car is made. They will discover that a car works a lot like a bike. Join Gretchen and Lucy as they learn how a car works.

How Do Hybrid Cars Work

  • Filename: how-do-hybrid-cars-work.
  • ISBN: 9781604134766
  • Release Date: 2009-09-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Richard Hantula
  • Publisher: Infobase Publishing



Discusses how these machines work, the science behind the energy they make, and what the use of hybrid cars means for the planet. Features full-color photographs and illustrations.

Car Science

  • Filename: car-science.
  • ISBN: 9781405343053
  • Release Date: 2008-09-12
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Richard Hammond
  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd



Top Gear’s Richard Hammond is in the driving seat for this turbo-charged tour through the nuts and bolts of car technology. Underneath the bonnet of every car there’s a lot of fast, furious, and spectacular science going on. G-force, combustion, power, you name it, a car’s got it. Help your child discover all about the science of cars in this explosive tour. Find out how cars revolutionised the world, see how a car functions with jaw-dropping diagrams, cutaway drawings and cool graphics. Steer to the fundamental science behind the mechanics and then sit back for an exciting look into the future of minimal emissions, maximum fun. PLUS, find great things your child will love to make and do!

How Electric and Hybrid Cars Work

  • Filename: how-electric-and-hybrid-cars-work.
  • ISBN: 9781433995637
  • Release Date: 2013-08-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Nick Hunter
  • Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group



Electric and hybrid cars use less fuel than conventional cars-but fuel economy is only one consumer consideration when choosing a new vehicle. Speed, cost, and even convenience also play a role, even if these aspects of a car mean it's less eco-friendly. Full-color photographs of hybrid engines, batteries, and solar-powered cars will draw readers in while they learn about this fascinating new car technology. Including accessible explanations of the greenhouse effect, carbon emissions, and the creation and use of fuel, the main content will help readers shape an informed opinion about the many positives and negatives about electric and hybrid cars. Readers will gather even more knowledge from sidebars focusing on specific topics and conservation information from fact boxes offering important ecological points of view.

Popular Mechanics Complete Car Care Manual

  • Filename: popular-mechanics-complete-car-care-manual.
  • ISBN: 158816439X
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 346
  • Author: Leonello Calvetti
  • Publisher: Hearst Books



One of Popular Mechanics' most successful books gets a complete tune-up, with 64 extra pages and more than 90 projects, all clearly marked by level. So now owners will be able to hush those squeaks, replace the U-joints, and change their own oil and filter. For more than 100 years, the editors of Popular Mechanics have been providing car enthusiasts with the skills and confidence they need to keep their vehicles running right and looking great. And this update to the magazine's popular car care manual gives owners more essential information than ever. It's absolutely crucial for anyone who wants to know the automobile's basic components, from the engine to the electronic systems, and to understand how they work, what can go wrong, and how to make repairs. Find out how to maintain and replace windshield washers, fix steering wander and faulty cruise control, and purge bad smells from the interior. Get smart advice on how to pass emission inspection and find service data online. And because car owners want their ride to look as good as it works, there are even instructions for removing bumper stickers, tinting windows, and adding pinstripes.

It Starts with a Key

  • Filename: it-starts-with-a-key.
  • ISBN: 1511429941
  • Release Date: 2016-08-06
  • Number of pages: 70
  • Author: Bradley Zink
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform



For my 25th book, I chose a very special project to create. I bring to you "It Starts With A Key: How Cars Work, For Kids." In this book, we will explore the history of the automobile, describe the parts of the car and how they function, then finally take a look at some of the most exotic classic and modern-day sport cars from around the world. So sit back, buckle in, and hold on for an incredible ride. Featuring the cars of Symbolic International Photography by Bill Noon

Under the Hood

  • Filename: under-the-hood.
  • ISBN: 0394826035
  • Release Date: 1970
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Robin Lawrie
  • Publisher: Pantheon



Explains how the engine, cooling system, brakes, and other parts of a car function and demonstrates what happens if they are not cared for properly.

Look Inside Cars

  • Filename: look-inside-cars.
  • ISBN: 1409539504
  • Release Date: 2012-06-01
  • Number of pages: 14
  • Author: Rob Lloyd Jones
  • Publisher: Usborne Books



A board book about cars and how they work with multiple flaps on each page.

One Less Car

  • Filename: one-less-car.
  • ISBN: 9781592136148
  • Release Date: 2010-03-12
  • Number of pages: 344
  • Author: Zack Furness
  • Publisher: Temple University Press



The power of the bicycle to impact mobility, technology, urban space and everyday life.

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