TITLE

de Cad's heroes

AUTHOR(S)
DE CADENET, ALAIN
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
Classic & Sports Car;Mar2016, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p266
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Ferdinand Porsche, founder of the car manufacturer Porsche, along with information on starting the company, merger of the company with Auto Union, and mentions designing of the Mercedes automobile.
ACCESSION #
112839087

 

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