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The History of the Car Wash Industry

June 16, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

Car wash history began with workers pushing cars from station to station. Now cars are pristinely cleaned by machines in mere minutes.

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The History of Air Conditioning in Cars

June 02, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

In less than a century, automotive air conditioning went from a rudimentary luxury item to a universal feature.

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A Timeline of Car Radio History

May 16, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

From Motorola and in-car record players to cassettes, CDs and Bluetooth, replay the tracks of car radio history.

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The Worst Cars in History

April 21, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

Design fails. Second World manufacturing. Helter-skelter management. For one reason or another, these go down as the worst cars in history.

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The History of the Tow Truck

April 13, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

Like many great inventions before and since, tow trucks were born out of necessity. A century later, they are the backbone of roadside assistance.

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The Worst Car Names Ever

March 31, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

For every Mustang or Gladiator, there’s a car name that leaves us uninspired, unimpressed or downright confused.

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The History of Crash Test Dummies

March 08, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

When pigs, cadavers and driverless cars couldn’t get the job done, crash test dummies were called upon to make cars safer.

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Women in Automotive History

February 28, 2022. Sarah Hopkins

Discover the history behind the world’s first road trip, see the evolution of the windshield wiper and more with these women in automotive history.

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The History of Car Batteries

February 18, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

Retracing the enduring history of car batteries, from 19th-century France to underneath the hood of your car.

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The History of the Zamboni Machine

February 08, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

From the sunny confines of Southern California to chilly ice rinks around the world, here’s how the Zamboni machine became ubiquitous.

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Buying a New Car

Tips and tricks to get you through every step of buying a new car, whatever “new” means to you.

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