The 58th edition of Automobile Year is a uniquely attractive reference book, which covers all the news of 2010 in three main sections : Industry, Motorsport and Culture.
The year 2010 was marked by the arrival of electric cars on the mass market, and the launch of the Audi A1 and the new Citroën C4 and Ford Focus, all of which are strategic ventures for their manufacturers. China established itself as a key player in the automotive industry. And while Sébastien Loeb set a new record by taking his seventh World Rally Championship title, Sebastian Vettel became the youngest Formula 1 World Champion of all time.
Sumptuously illustrated and decisively contemporary, Automobile Year aims to be the most comprehensive annual publication in its field, and to remain the definitive reference work for car enthusiasts and professionals alike.
• The Industry section studies the world’s major mature and emerging markets, outlines the main new developments unveiled in 2010 and assesses the latest trends in styling, technology and design (including an extensive selection of concept cars).
• The substancial Motorsport section reviews the Formula 1, Endurance, Rallying, Touring Cars and American motorsport seasons.
• And the culture section looks at how the automobile, as a true icon of our times, fascinates artists, craftsmen and collectors, and continues to unleash countless surprises at concours d’élégance around the world...
Automobile Year brings together the work of the best international automotive specialists, selected for their subject knowledge and writing talent.
The year was packed with emotions : come and enjoy them with us, through this definitive publication.