automobilism

Related to automobilism: Forward rate agreement

automobilism

(ˌɔːtəʊˈməʊbɪˌlɪzəm) or

automobility

n
the use of automobiles, or the practices associated with them

automobilism

the use or care of automobiles. — automobilist, n.automobility, n.
See also: Automation
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Towards Mobility: Varieties of Automobilism in East and West.
William Lea invented the first driving school when he set up the Liver Motor Car Depot and School of Automobilism in Birkenhead in 1901.
Class, mass and mob for fifty years and more Had all to travel in the jangling roar Of railways, the nomadic caravan That stifled individual mind in man, Till automobilism rose at last
1) The same happens in studies of negotiations defining the social roles related to the development of automobilism.
In his work on Hungarian automobilism, Peteri shows how Khrushchev's scheme to promote a giant system of collectivist car pools over private use was undermined from the very start in the Hungarian case by nomenklatura elites and easily abandoned under reform communism.
To cite an example from the history of automobilism--in Hungary, in the mid-1950s, when there were only between 1,800 and 2,400 cars in private ownership, it would have been still feasible to try and steer the development of automobilism along a collectivist design similar to Khrushchev's (with major investments to develop readily available and accessible taxi- and car-rental services side by side with the expansion and thorough modernization of the infrastructure and of public transportation services).
In a study of the links between automobilism and aggression, Kurt Moser recognizes class struggle as a common background to the introduction of automobiles in several European countries.
Manfred Grieger, Ulrike Gutzmann and Dirk Schlinkert (eds), Towards Mobility: Varieties of Automobilism in East and West, Wolfsburg, 2009, 220 pp.
As one of the founders of Avtodor (the voluntary Society for the Promotion of Automobilism and Road Improvement, formed in 1927) and editor of the organisation's bi-monthly journal he had assigned himself the task of testing four foreign models to determine which best stood up to the rigours of Soviet roads.
Mom, 'Civilised adventure as a remedy for nervous times: early automobilism and fin-de-siecle culture', History of Technology 23 (2001), 157-90.
3) Gijs Mom, 'Civilized adventure as a remedy for nervous times: early automobilism and fin-de-siecle culture', History of Technology 23 (2001), 158-90.