The Corvette Sinkhole

February 12, 2014 – Sinkhole swallows Corvettes at museum

The Chevrolet Corvette has been built in at GM’s Bowling Green Assembly Plant in Kentucky since 1991. Just a quarter of a mile away from the plant is the National Corvette Museum, home to some of the most rare and iconic Corvettes ever built. It was there, on this

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February 6, 1954 – Mercedes 300SL goes on sale

In 1952 Mercedes-Benz built a brand new car for the sportscar racing season, which they dubbed the W194. The 3 litre straight-6 was vicious on the track, taking home the gold at 24 Hours of Le Mans, Bern-Bremgarten, Carrera Panamericana and other high profile races. Only 10 of the

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February 5, 1878 – Founder of Citroën is born

The youngest of five children, André-Gustave Citroën was born in Paris on this day in 1878. He developed a passion for engineering as he watched the construction of the Eiffel Tower, leading him to study at École Polytechnique in Palaiseau, France. During a visit to Warsaw in 1900 he

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