History of Gasoline Pricing: How 9/10th of a Cent Became Standard in the Fuel Industry
Have you ever wondered about the history of gas prices ending in 9/10 of a cent? After all, most products in the marketplace are priced in whole dollars and cents, so why do gas stations follow a practice of fractional pricing?
Visit the Auto Museum in Sharjah, UAE
Looking for a fun car-related activity in the UAE? You won't want to miss this. Close to the airport at Sharjah is an auto museum belonging to the ruler. It's a small place but has a wonderful collection of vintage cars and is an absolute delight for a connoisseur of the auto.
The Cactus Derby Races of 1908–1914: Los Angeles to Phoenix
America's first off-road auto racing series was the Cactus Derby, with a cash prize and the title of Master Driver of the World.
The Fastest Muscle Cars of the 1960s (All Specifications)
Specifications of the top muscle cars from the '60s and '70s. What's fastest? Chev, Dodge Ford, AMX, Pontiac, Hemi, Cuda, Chevelle, GTO, Mustang, Firebird, Camaro, Roadrunner, Corvette, Challenger, Trans-Am, Fairlane, Galaxie, Oldsmobile, Dart, GTS, Wildcat, Z-28, Nova?
The History of Auto Racing Deaths and Sports Car Crashes
Auto racing is a high-speed sport with even higher stakes. A mere split second can mean the difference between an exciting race or another disaster on the tragic list of racing-related fatalities. How many people have died? Does death happen often in this sport? Let's find out.
The Invention and Evolution of the Automobile Door
With over 100,000 automobile patents on file, the history of the auto is very well documented. This is less true, however, for automobile doors, although we can track the car door's basic evolution.
The Automobile: Effects/Impact on Society and Changes in Cars Made by Generation
The invention of the automobile has brought more positive and negative effects than any other invention throughout transportation history. As the most widely accepted method of transportation, cars have changed the way people live all over the world.
The 1940 Ford Coupe and Other Cars of the Moonshine and Rum Runners Era
Old-time Moonshine runners loved the 1940 Ford Coupe. Learn more about the cars that they used to spread their illegal products.