Everybody knows what a limo is and what it looks like, but not everybody knows these bits of history.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A brief rundown of the rise and disappearance of the commercial Humvee: where it came from, where it went, and why.
A Volkswagen festival might not seem the likeliest of days out for most people, but VW Festival has something for everyone.
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)
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.
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.
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.