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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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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 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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Why Do Different Countries Drive on Different Sides of the Road?

August 17, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Ancient civilizations, the French Revolution, freight wagons and the Model T all played a role in influencing what side of the road the world drives on.

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STOP for Stop Sign History

August 05, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

It may may seem simple enough, but stop sign history shows a lot of work went into its red octagonal design.

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The History of the Driver’s License

July 12, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Did you know driver’s licenses were not required in every state until the mid-20th century? For more history of the driver’s license, read on.

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A Seat Belt History Timeline

June 09, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Looking at the seat belt history timeline shows that they weren’t always widely accepted. Now, seat belts save thousands of lives each year.

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Headlights, Camera, Action: Drive-In Movie Theaters in the Northeast

June 04, 2021. Jerry Ascierto

Drive-in movie theaters are more than just another way to watch a film — they’re an experience. Are they poised to make a comeback?

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Buying a New Car

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