The story of the light auto mobile told in a collection of articles.                       
Link to Guest book

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World Mini/City Cars 2017 

New A 400KB Document  The Three Phases of the Three Cylinder Automobile Engine

 Basic Motoring   The Evolution of the Modern Ultralight  Economy car. Browser Version

Basic Motoring The Book    A 2.5 MB PDF Book  The Evolution of the Modern Ultralight  Economy car.

The Unofficial On-line Bristol Area Industrial Museum

Since the demise of the City of Bristol Industrial museum when one of the finest collections of aero engine anywhere was dispersed,
there has not been a venue to display Bristol's industrial heritage. This is my way of correcting that omission.

Richard Oakes 
Richard Oakes Stylist/Car Designer

GTM RossaThe GTM Story

Fiat Twinair The Return of the Twin     
                 A PDF Version 

  Toyota AygoA Century of People Cars   Light cars of the world.

  SuperiorThe Road to the VW Beetle   
                   A PDF Version
Chater Lea  Edwardian Economy cars
                    A PDF Version
 Humber 8 Vintage Economy cars
                   A PDF Version

  Sizire NaudinMainly For Fun. The story of the light sports roadster.
  Victoria Front Wheel DriveThe story of  pioneers of the front wheel drive motorcar.
                    A Revised PDF Version  

GKW  The story of the Rear Engined Passenger car. In updated PDF form

 GTM Libra Greyhounds The Story of the Light Sports Coupe. 
              Bugatti Famous Designers  Their economy and light car designs.In an updated PDF form 

  GTM Cars Ltd April 1981 to march 2003.
                      An Extended PDF Version 
Marlin Roadster Disconnected Jottings