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The history of AC

Virtually every car today has air conditioning (AC) in it. However, there was a time when air conditioning was brand new and a very expensive accessory.  Let’s go back in time and take a look. In the early 1930s, the first automotive AC systems were being installed in cars by a New York City firm. […]

The Tucker Automobile Company

Not many cars were ever built that captured the public’s imagination quite like the Tucker 48.  Though just fifty-one Tuckers were built, they have become some of the most valuable cars in the world.  That being said, the story of what happened behind the scenes at Tucker makes for almost as interesting a story as […]

The Real Reason the Dodge Charger Daytona’s Wing was so Tall.

One of the wildest vehicles to ever come out of Detroit was the Dodge Charger Daytona.  With a wedge-shaped nose and a tall, rear-mounted wing, the Dodge Charger Daytona was a very curious looking car. Today, it is still the subject of frequent conversation among car buffs and a common topic involves the height of […]

The British MINI

European cars have always been small and fuel efficient.  This is because in Europe gasoline has been expensive to purchase for decades. If this wasn’t cause enough, in the mid-1970s, the crisis in the Gulf of Suez occurred and the very supply petroleum itself was threatened. Europeans realized that they needed vehicles that weren’t just […]

Things You Should Not Do After a Car Accident

Unfortunately automobile accidents happen and they are usually chaotic immediately afterwards.  To make things worse, after a collision, your body goes into fight or flight mode, and clear thinking becomes difficult.  To prepare you just in case you find yourself in an accident, here are several things you should not do after a car accident. Flee […]

The Chevrolet Truck Tradition

It didn’t take long for people to realize that early cars could be converted transport freight and goods for commercial businesses.  Enterprising dealers would order stripped chassis from the factory and sell them to select buyers so they could install wooden beds on them. In fact, small companies sprung up all around the country to […]

History of Automotive Air Conditioning

On hot summer days air conditioning can come in very handy. Without it, you would be very uncomfortable in the car, particularly if you prefer to drive with the windows up. Just about every vehicle sold on the market today has air conditioning, even though that in the past it was some add-on luxury or […]

A Brief History of the Ice Cream Truck

It all started with the ice cream cart.  At the turn of the century, vendors in major cities sold ice cream out of ice-filled push carts to customers in ceramic dishes.  After the customer finished the ice cream, the dish was then returned to the vendor, who wiped it down and loaded it up with […]


Chevrolet announced today the track-bred 2017 Corvette Grand Sport will be priced at $66,445 for coupe models and $70,445 for convertibles, when they go on sale this summer. The prices include the destination charge, but not tax, title and other dealer fees. With heritage-inspired design cues combined with track-focused chassis and suspension elements, the new […]