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Bookshelf: You can go home again

Although I’ve known William (never call him Bill or Billy) Jeanes since the late 1980s, and it may have been even earlier, in many...

Remembering two heroes who influenced a young reporter

I am not a fan of celebrity, but I have vivid memories of the days I met Leo Levine and Peter Manso, both of...

Bookshelf: A British perspective on a historic American automobile

Did you know: — That in the early 1920s, Henry Ford tried to get Great Britain to switch to left-hand drive?  — That in 1914, Ford,...

Bookshelf: A tell-all about development of a car you never saw

Before he was an engineering executive with Renault, American Motors and Chrysler, Francois Castaing was growing up in post-war France, where “I saw how...

Bookshelf: The making of the mid-engine C8 Corvette

There are several things I really liked about Corvette Stingray: The Mid-Engine Revolution, which the accompanying news release notes is “the officially licensed” chronicle...

Bookshelf: Try thinking ‘Audi’ without thinking ‘quattro’

Believe it or not, when a group of engineers proposed that Audi produce not a military truck but a high-performance automobile with all four...

Bookshelf: A road trip to avoid

It turns out that you really can’t tell a book by its cover, or even from some of its reviews. In this case, the...

Bookshelf: Sharing the flavor of the Salt (Flats)

Though printed in black and white, the photograph shows a rainbow arching over a dark stripe that bisects the flat white landscape and extends...

Book reveals magic behind formerly secret Porsche ‘vision projects’

In what appears to be an unprecedented move, Porsche is offering a peek into its styling studio with the publication of Porsche Unseen, a...

Classic Car Auction Yearbook: Read it and weep

If you had any doubts about just how strange the year 2020 has been for the collector car hobby and the auction industry that...

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