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.
A friend who knows of my love of all things BMW told me of his encounter with the 1957 Pearl White BMW 507 at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Beverly Hills, with all its glitz and glamour. This inspired me to write about the history of the 507.
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 early second generation Camaros produced by Chevrolet during the period of 1970-1973 are my personal favorite classic Camaros ever made.
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.
American auto manufacturers were on a roll in the 1960s. Designing was very competitive, and, through hot-rodding, engines and horsepower increased dramatically. Thus, the American Muscle Car was born.
As an '80s survivor, I feel it's my civic duty to the children of the world to raise awareness of the ugliness that was the 1980s.
A brief rundown of the rise and disappearance of the commercial Humvee: where it came from, where it went, and why.
The '57 Ford convertible sold well because 1950's buyers were ready for some fun and flash after the bleak wartime years. The car world was changing, but American car makers didn't seem to notice.
What The Car Company Should Have Done: Where I take a scenario in automotive history and explain how I would have done it...cause I'm a Smartass (Shoutout to Adam Blampied)
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 door's basic evolution.
Which car was better—Ford or Chevy? Styling, price, power—these were Ford's forte, but Chevy became the leader in sales, size, models and options. So, how did they really match up?
Old time Moonshine runners loved the 1940 Ford Coupe. Learn more about the cars that they used to spread their illegal products.