October 31, 1957 – Toyota establishes American headquarters

Toyota began its crusade in the American car market on this day in 1957 when they established their American headquarters in an old Rambler dealership in Hollywood, California. Executives believed that their Toyopet, also known as the Toyota Crown, would be the first choice for a second car for

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October 30, 1963 – The first Lamborghini

When Enzo Ferrari refused to see a wealthy customer who had some concerns about his recently purchased Ferrari, that customer pledged to build his own sports car out of spite. The dissed customer, Ferruccio Lamborghini, stood by his word, sparking one of the greatest rivalries in automotive history. Ferruccio’s

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Dusty & Rusty – Halloween special – 1964 Chevrolet C10 Panel Truck

Tired of the same ole haunted houses for Halloween? Maybe try this haunted AF truck! For only $575 you can snag this creepy-not-so-crawly 1964 Chevrolet panel truck out of Jackson, Mississippi, which may or may not be the inspiration for Stephen King’s next novel. This windowless Suburban is perfect

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October 26, 1909 – General Motors buys Cartercar

On this day in 1909 the young General Motors holding company acquired Cartercar. This automaker was founded by Byron Carter and began production in Jackson, Michigan in 1905. The next year the company moved to Detroit before settling in Pontiac, Michigan in 1907, where production would remain through the

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October 25, 1975 – Evel Knievel’s longest jump

American stuntman Evel Knievel, born Robert Craig Knievel, achieved his personal best in distance after jumping 133 feet over 14 Greyhound buses on this day in 1975 at Kings Island, near Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Throughout his career as a daredevil, Evel attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp jumps and suffered

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