The Race to reshape cars

United Kingdom, 1979

TV show
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Shaken by the recent fuel crisis the notoriously conservative motor industry is at last giving serious attention to the question of fuel economy. The answer they believe lies in body shapes. Horizon looks at some recent alternatives to conventional shapes from Britain, Germany and Italy.

Credits

producer

Patrick Uden

production company

BBC-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:50:25:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32793

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television series

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Automobile industry and trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Petroleum as fuel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobile industry and trade

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Design and construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Petroleum as fuel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Automobiles - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Petroleum as fuel

Television

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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