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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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The Black Pioneers of the Automotive Industry

February 07, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

Whether breaking color barriers or inventing critical safety features, these are some of the Black pioneers that revolutionized the car world.

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History of the Snowplow

January 11, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

Heavy snowfall once meant travelers could only move on foot. Now governments have fleets of snowplows ready to clear the road.

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The History of the Holiday Hess Trucks

December 16, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Hess holiday trucks have been around for more than half a century. Over that time, they’ve become one of the most iconic toys ever made.

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How Car Companies Got Their Names

November 16, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Was Jeep named after a character in Popeye? What does the “Alfa” in Alfa Romeo stand for? Learn the origins of famous brands.

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The History of Hearses

October 19, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Hearse history has seen these vehicles go from candle-adorned carriages to six-figure luxury behemoths.

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Latin America’s Automotive Innovators and Trailblazers

September 19, 2021. AAA Staff

From the turn of the 20th century to today, Latin Americans have pioneered in the automotive world – many of them unsung heroes.

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The Stories Behind Popular Car Model Names

September 13, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Automakers have found inspiration for their car model names everywhere, from Mother Nature to military vehicles.

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The Rise and Fall of Car Hood Ornaments

September 08, 2021. Nicole Wakelin

What ever happened to car hood ornaments? Learn how the shiny auto adornments went from popular to obsolete.

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What Was the Bestselling Car the Year You Started Driving?

August 31, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

There have only been seven different car models to top the annual sales charts the last 40 years. Did yours make the list?

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Buying a New Car

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