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Cars & Trucks

The History of the Presidential State Car

February 18, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

From the Sunshine Special to The Beast, the presidential state car has undergone an incredible evolution.

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.

Auto History

Who Invented the Car?

August 25, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

Who invented the car? While Karl Benz is most often credited, the automobile’s history goes back hundreds of years.

Auto History

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.

Auto History

The History of the Car Horn

May 27, 2021. Andrew Sheldon

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

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.

Exploring the Four Freedoms

October 22, 2020.

Join three Imagining Freedom catalogue authors – outstanding scholars who bring little-known aspects of the Four Freedoms and Rockwell’s famed paintings into view. What did they stand for in their…

Cars & Trucks

Automotive Innovations That Were Ahead of Their Time

June 03, 2020. AAA Staff

We take many automotive innovations for granted – seat belts, airbags, even turn signals. Who deserves credit for these breakthroughs? You may be surprised.

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.

Auto History

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.