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How we did the locomotion: A Brief History of Motion, by Tom Standage, reviewed

14 August 2021

9:00 AM

14 August 2021

9:00 AM

A Brief History of Motion: From the Wheel, to the Car, to What Comes Next Tom Standage

Bloomsbury, pp.272, 20

Audi will make no more fuel engines after 2035. So that’s the end of the Age of Combustion, signalled by a puff of immaculately catalysed smoke from polished chrome exhausts designed by fanatics in Ingolstadt. But some say the age of motion itself will have shuddered to a halt before then.

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