V.Christian Manz

V.Christian Manz - Resume

Born in Hamburg (Germany) 1956
Living in Spain since 1980, in Madrid and in Tenerife (Canary Islands)


Spezial Studies:

School of hotel management in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands with the title "Technical of tourist business".
Private long-distance school "The great seminar of future authors", offered by German "Institute for the promotion of the rising author generation" Hamburg 1979 - 1985.

Awards:
Award of the International Automobil Show Barcelona, about the "History of Spanish Hispano-Suiza" published in four sections in the Swiss Auto-Exklusiv

VIII Award from Renault V. I., about the "History of trucks and buses", published in several Spanish magazine during the years 1990 and 1991

Cugnot Award of Distinction" of "The Society of Automotive Historians Inc, for being Contributing Author "The Beaulieu Encyclopaedia of the Automobile" G.N. Georgano, a book of exceptional merit in the field of automotive history.

Special features, informations and news published in the following magazines and newspapers:

Spain:
Transporte Mundial, Mundo Camión, Auto-Verde, El Mundo, Auto Max, GT Max, Motor Clásico, Tribuna de Automoción, Car and Driver, Par Motor, Experimenta, Auto-Entorno, La Macchina, Dyna, Motor Club Ford, Motor Mundial, Autopista, Automóvil, Avión Revue, Auto Revista, Motor-16, Auto Estilo, Auto 1, Auto Velocidad, Todo Auto, Integral, Motociclismo, El Temps, RACC, Auto Catálogo, Truck, Ranking, Eco-Auto, Auto Aventura 4x4, Epoca, Motos de Ayer, Solo Auto, Solo Camión, Solo Furgo

Germany:
Last & Kraft, Das neue Automobil, British Classic Cars, Oldtimer-Markt, Motor Klassik, Auto Motor und Sport, Auto Bild, Auto-Zeitung, Auto Focus, Trailerworld, Hobby, Solarmobil Mitteilungen, Verkehrsrundschau, Taxi, Oldtimer-Magazin, Auto Katalog, Bus Aktuell, Drive, Lastauto-Omnibus, Ómnibus-Revue, Off-Road, Auto Off, Geländewagen-Magazin, Auto Bild Alles Allrad, VAN

France:
l'Auto-Journal

Holland:
Auto Selekt, Het Automobiel, Automobiel

Sweden:
Nostalgia, I Traffik

Austria:
Auto Revue, Austro Klassik

Norway:
Moderne Transport

Switzerland:
Auto Exklusiv, Transport Rundschau, Mobil E, Dein Auto, Auto-Illustrierte, Automóvil-Revuez, TIR

Danmark:
Bilen, Motor og Sport

Italy:
Le Grandi Automobili, Auto Oggi, Tutti Transporti, Zero Emisión, Electric Motor News

Belgium:
De Autogids, Transporama

England:
Autocar, Supercar & Classics

Australia:
Modern Motor

Finnland:
Tekniika Maailma

South Africa:
Car

Hungary:
Auto Magazín

Japan:
Busrama

Portugal:
Motor, Journal Autosport

Czechoslovakia:
Stop

USA:
Ward's Automotive

Ucrania
eco-Drive

Contents (text and photos):
for different international colectibles of the Editorial ALTAYA (Planeta Agostini):
"Taxis", "Nos chères Voitures", "Nuestros queridos coches", "A nossos queridos carros", "Voitures Classiques", "Furgonetas de Antaño", "Servicio Público", "Nos chères Camionnettes d’Antan", "Caminhoes de outros tempos", etc.

Books: HISTORIAS DEL COCHE ELÉCTRICOLOS
- PIONEROS 160 km/h y 307 km de autonomía 1870/1906      published in July 2017
- SILENCIOSOS Y LIMPIOS 1905-1936                                   published in January 2018


Special Assigments:
Talk on the IAA / Frankfurt about "the political and economic situation of the Spanish car industries".
Complete study for Ludvigsen Associates England about "The Spanish leading magazines on the car scene"
Complete study for the German BRW axle company about "The situation of the Spanish transport panorama".
Manuscript, investigation and interviews for the book "Hispano-Suiza Pegaso, 100 years of trucks and buses", for Iveco.
Co-Organisation of the "Solar Rallye Ametllá del Mar" (Tarragona)
Audiovisual talk about "Ecological vehicles, yesterday, today and tomorrow", held for the design students of the "Master in Automotion", organised by ESDI San Pablo in Valencia.
Manuscript, investigation and photos for the book "SEAT 1950-2000, all its models", to be published in Spanish in Spain. Other languages to be prepared.
Audiovisual talk about " ecological vehicles yesterday, today and tomorrow", and "100 years of unusual car projects" for the design students of the "Master in Automotion", organised by ESDI San Pablo in Valencia
Audiovisual talk about " ecological vehicles yesterday, today and tomorrow", and "100 years of unusual car projects" for the design students of the "Master in Automotion", organised by the "Institut Cultural del CIC Elisava in Barcelona
Different audiovisual talks on solar- and electric cars meeting and others, since 1992, and now specially in 2017, 2018 and 2019, concerning the history of electric vehicles

PRESS AGENCY
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