Tag: automobiles

Auto History

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.

Auto History

The Most Iconic Cars in History

May 05, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Many cars have roamed the roadways. Only a few have made a lasting impression. These iconic cars revolutionized the auto industry.

Auto History

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.

Auto History

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.

Cars & Trucks

Charlie Wiggins and the Gold and Glory Sweepstakes

February 12, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

In honor of Black History Month, learn how Charlie Wiggins became one of the country’s great racecar drivers despite being barred from racing’s biggest event.

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Superb Sedans

February 01, 2021. Alan Rider

You might think traditional automotive body styles are a thing of the past. Not so fast. Turns out there are several sedans on the market that qualify as fabulous four-doors.

Cars & Trucks

The History of the Car Cup Holder

October 28, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

We take it for granted, but it wasn’t long ago that the car cup holder didn’t exist. Here’s how it became such an important automotive feature.

Cars & Trucks & Fall Fest

The Best Convertibles for Leaf Peeping

October 05, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

Open-air driving in autumn may seem like an odd pairing, but the best convertibles only enhance a fall foliage trip.

Cars & Trucks

License Plate History: A Timeline

August 05, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

World War II. The Supreme Court. Idaho potatoes. License plate history is more interesting than you might think.

Cars & Trucks

The World’s Great Car Museums Are Just a Click Away

May 12, 2020. AAA Staff

Get behind the virtual wheel of a Ferrari, Lamborghini or even a Model-T through these electrifying tours.