That there was an airship factory in Handsworth?
That Birmingham had cablecars?
That disc brakes were invented in Birmingham?
That the first two Birmingham cars were electric?
That petrol electric hybrids were built in the 1920s?
That Birmingham had a compressed air main?
That some early cars had papier-mache clutch linings?
That one Birmingham car had four wheels in a diamond formation?
Monkeying With The Brass Pot
Birmingham's Early Motor Industry
224pp 400+ photographs £14.99 April 2012