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Showing 1 - 15 results of 186 for "Tim Brooks"
The zeal to break records on land, sea and air continues to fascinate, as nations battle to raise the bar.
August 3, 2012
Despite accusations of corruption, Gianni Agnelli is still seen as a hero in Italy for the way in which he turned Fiat into an industrial giant.
April 26, 2012
Rearview Mirror The hugely successful Alfa Romeo 8C captured the imagination of its era with haute couture automobile design that dominated on the race track.
April 13, 2012
Making Their Marque Despite a military background that helped him revolutionise car production in Europe, Citroën's extravagance cost him his company during the Great Depression.
April 6, 2012
Rearview Mirror A flop in its era, the British marque's commercially unsuccessful Dart was nonetheless both beautiful and barmy.
March 30, 2012
Making Their Marque Decorated by Belgium and Britain for his contribution to the war effort, Herbert Austin transformed British society with his Austin Seven.
March 23, 2012
Rearview Mirror The Amazon was the Swedish company's first attempt to take advantage of the lucrative export market, and its radically different design made it the marque's most successful product.
March 16, 2012
The high-powered executive who retired in disgrace is best remembered as the man behind the DMC-12, better known as the Back to the Future time machine.
March 9, 2012
Rearview Mirror Alec Issigonis was convinced that a large, family-size hatchback would make sense in the wake of the Renault 16's success.
March 2, 2012
Making Their Marque Despite career successes with Cadillac and Lincoln, the "Grand Old Man of Detroit" saw his empire dismantled by a disgruntled business rival.
February 24, 2012
Rearview Mirror The eye for detail that kept Lancia's famous son, the Aurelia, constantly evolving on the production line is also cited as the reason for the brand's demise.
February 17, 2012
Making their Marque From designing the mechanism for a hybrid carriage to the people's car of Hitler's German empire, Ferdinand Porsche was a contrasting figure.
February 10, 2012
An arm of the Reliant corporation, Bond's odd orange three-wheeler helped define its designer's role in 1970s culture.
February 3, 2012
Tim Brooks discovers a way to enjoy classic cars without the hassle and expense of owning one.
Making Their Marque The relentless push to win races brought Lotus its first grand prix win just 10 years after it was founded, but not without controversy for Colin Chapman.
January 27, 2012
Biden to host Afghan President Ghani at White House
Dubai to reopen Terminal 1 ahead of 'huge' surge in passenger traffic
Suez Canal court case delayed in attempt to reach settlement
Quarantine in Dubai and Abu Dhabi: everything you need to know when arriving from abroad
World Refugee Day 2021: charting why 1 in 95 of us is displaced or seeking asylum