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Tom Becker

Curator , The Row House, Inc in Lancaster, PA

Unsafe at Any Speed

PRESENTED ON OCT 06, 2015
IN LANCASTER @ VOL 6

Tom Becker challenges the prevailing notion in American culture that the Chevrolet Corvair deserves to be on the "Worst Cars of All Time" list. Though truly made a scapegoat car by Ralph Nader in his quest for consumer protection, the Corvair turns out to have been an engineering feat with a lasting impact in style, economy and performance. Unsafe at any speed, indeed!

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British Sports Cars: Why I Always Need Another One

BY NICK GROOMBRIDGE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 27, 2014

With the need for speed and style, no doubt your in need for a Britsh sports car or at least in Nick Groombridge's opinion. He showcases four British cars in his collection and talks about them individually; explaining how they are made and what makes them unique.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 10, 2014.

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Planes and Hard to Reach Places

BY CYNTHIA DRESCHER
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Cynthia Drescher, travel editor for Condé Nast's Jaunted and pilot in training, talks about small planes, remote destinations, and speed limits.

Going into depth and discovering the rarest places that only allow you to get there by one, or various, modes of transportation. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 4, 2014.

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The Electric Transportation Rebirth

BY NICOLAS ZART
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 17, 2015

Nicolas Zart shares how the rebirth of electric transportation has the power to change our perspective on mobility and the landscapes around us. 

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Need for speed

BY JOERI TEISMAN
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 23, 2016

Scholier Joeri Teisman en droomt van de snelste en mooiste auto die je maar kunt bedenken. Hij moet nog wel eerst zijn rijbewijs halen.

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The Love Bug- Evolution of a Hippie Icon

BY JOHN ROMERO
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 29, 2016

John Romero gives a beautiful and historic view of the Volkswagen and the transformational journey to become one of America’s icons of popular culture.

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Pavement Parking

BY MEG THOMAS
@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Meg Thomas explores the culture of our road users, and the dominance of cars. The impact of pavement parking is considered, and it looks at the creative ways people have tried to tackle the issue.

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The Future of Electric Vehicles

BY ANDREW STEVENS
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 05, 2017

By 2040 all petrol and diesel vehicles will be banned in the UK and France. Andrew Stevens explains what this means in the development of electric cars and what we should all expect to see in the next few years! 

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Architecture & Automobiles

BY ROBERT NATKE
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Architect Rob Natke has a passion for buildings - which may be eclipsed by his love for automobiles.

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Designing Cars for the Future

BY MAXIMILIAN SCHNEIDER
@ VOL 165 ON JUL 17, 2019

The automotive advanced exterior designer Maximilian Schneider gives a deeper insight into the small but intense world of car design. What makes a person crazy enough to dive into this field full of over hours and commitment? An attempt to find an answer.