Tag: automobiles

Auto History

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.

Auto History

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.

Auto History

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.

Road Trips

Unique Museums of the Northeast

January 21, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

From classic candies to silver screen treasures and everything in between, the Northeast has shrines to just about anything you can think of.

Cars & Trucks

The 10 Most-Read Automotive Stories of 2021

December 28, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Wondering what readers found most interesting, informative and entertaining? Take a look at our top stories of the year.

Cars & Trucks

The Cheapest New Cars of 2022

December 22, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

A great vehicle for less than $20,000? Believe it. The cheapest new cars of 2021 deliver more than you might expect for the price.

Cars & Trucks

The Most Bizarre State Driving Laws in the Country

December 01, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

From camels and cows to dirty tires and empty gas tanks, there are some strange traffic laws on the books.

Cars & Trucks & Electric Vehicles

Fast Forward

November 17, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

From white-hot trends and high-tech toys to brand-new models, here’s what to expect in automobiles down the road.

Auto History

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.

Cars & Trucks

What You Need to Know About Dog Car Restraints

October 13, 2021. Dallas Ernst

Pet restraint laws vary across the Northeast. Learn how to keep your pet safe and lower the risk of distraction while driving.