Decades of work in the auto industry taught Preston Tucker that change was constant and necessary. His experiences provided the
Racing driver Masten Gregory, nicknamed the Kansas City Flash, was born on leap day, February 29,1932 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Ralph Nader is a prominent American activist, author, and consumer advocate, best known for his pioneering efforts in automotive safety.
French inventor Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, born on this day in 1725, receives credit as the creator of the first self-propelled, land
Edwin Sewell, 31, was an enthusiastic Daimler salesman in the late 1890s who was big on showing off the new
In the annals of motorsport history, the 1964 Daytona 500 stands as a watershed moment, not only for Richard Petty’s
Some say the modern era of NASCAR began with the running of the 1970 Daytona 500. By that point, race
The Waterman Arrowbile emerged from the innovative mind of Waldo Waterman, who had previously experimented with flying wing designs. His
In the annals of aviation history, amidst tales of daring pilots and groundbreaking innovations, there exists a unique story that
Introduced in 1908, the Ford Model T would set the record for the highest produced automotive model by the time
Ah, everyone’s favorite car to hate on, the Chrysler PT Cruiser began production on this day in 2000 for the
Marshall Teague walked unannounced into the Detroit offices of Hudson Motor Car Company and left with a sponsor for his
This book tells fascinating tales, bringing individual days to life with short stories, photographs and illustrations.
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