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The History of the Car Horn

May 27, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

“Ahooga,” Mark Twain, oscillating diaphragms and the unique backstory of car horns.

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The Unique History of Bumper Stickers

May 11, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Created in a small screen printing office in Kansas City, bumper stickers quickly took over the country’s roadways and have remained popular.

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The History of Car Keys

April 30, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

For decades, mechanical car keys used to start an automobile were standard. Now those jagged pieces of metal are nearly extinct. The history of car keys has a story to tell.

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Why Are Popular Car Colors So Boring? A Brief History of Car Paint

February 24, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

The most common car colors have gone from all the luminous colors of the rainbow to a mix of black, white and gray. Here’s why.

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The History of the Drive-Thru in America

July 23, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

Drive-thru history in America dates back more than 70 years, evolving from intercom systems to mobile ordering and even AI.

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The Most Popular Cars of All Time

March 10, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

Whether it’s because of their practicality, capability or funky look, these are the most popular cars throughout the decades.

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The Stories Behind Popular Car Logos and Names

February 18, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

Most car logos and names are synonymous with their brand. But how did each marque create theirs?

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Garrett Morgan: Inventor of the Three-Position Traffic Signal

February 10, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

With just a grade school education, Morgan invented numerous devices that enhanced people’s lives, including one that revolutionized transportation.

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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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