Car History

8 Vehicles Named After Mythical Creatures

8 Vehicles Named After Mythical Creatures

Here at The News Wheel, we have previously discussed how automakers look…

Hoover Carts: How People Drove Cars in the Great Depression

Hoover Carts: How People Drove Cars in the Great Depression

The economy has a substantial impact on trends in the transportation industry.…

June 29th – Drive Your Corvette to Work Day

June 29th – Drive Your Corvette to Work Day

You might think there’s not much to celebrate at the end of…

The Rise and Fall of the Chrysler Crossfire

The Rise and Fall of the Chrysler Crossfire

Chrysler’s lineup is pretty small now, focusing on just the family-friendly Pacifica…

New Exhibit at National Corvette Museum Traces History of Chevrolet Racing

New Exhibit at National Corvette Museum Traces History of Chevrolet Racing

  The rich history of Chevrolet racing is the focus of a…

Infographic: The 10 States with the Most Remaining Drive-In Theaters

Infographic: The 10 States with the Most Remaining Drive-In Theaters

Earlier this month, The News Wheel published an article about the decline…

Saudi Arabia Issues First Driver’s Licenses to Women

Saudi Arabia Issues First Driver’s Licenses to Women

Saudi Arabia announced weeks ago that its ban on women drivers would…

History and Rules of Handicap Parking Spaces

History and Rules of Handicap Parking Spaces

Nowadays, every parking lot has a couple of spaces specially designated for…

[Photos] Shelby American Realizes the Dream of the 1967 Shelby Super Snake with Ultra-Limited Continuation Run

[Photos] Shelby American Realizes the Dream of the 1967 Shelby Super Snake with Ultra-Limited Continuation Run

If you thought that the Ford GT was rare, wait ‘til you…

Saudi Arabian Women Drivers Will Get Their Chance on June 24th

Saudi Arabian Women Drivers Will Get Their Chance on June 24th

It has been months since the Saudi Arabian government made its decree…

New Display at GM’s Detroit HQ Celebrates Automaker’s Motorsports Legacy

New Display at GM’s Detroit HQ Celebrates Automaker’s Motorsports Legacy

A display featuring 13 classic and modern General Motors race and pace…

Which Drivers Have Won the Most Indy 500 Races?

Which Drivers Have Won the Most Indy 500 Races?

It’s not easy to triumph at the Indianapolis 500. Since the race…

Infographic: The Many Monorails of the United States

Infographic: The Many Monorails of the United States

At one point in time in American history, monorails were envisioned by…

FCA Eliminates Compact Car Production in Italy as It Prepares to Produce More Luxury SUVs

FCA Eliminates Compact Car Production in Italy as It Prepares to Produce More Luxury SUVs

It has become quite commonplace to witness automakers cut compact economy cars…

Car Museums Are Closing at an Unprecedented Rate

Car Museums Are Closing at an Unprecedented Rate

For decades, museums have not only served as educational institutions, but cultural…

Big Expansion in the Works for National Corvette Museum

Big Expansion in the Works for National Corvette Museum

One of the world’s most popular automotive museums just announced plans for…

Detroit-Based Guitar Maker Uses Wood Salvaged from Chevy Truck Plant

Detroit-Based Guitar Maker Uses Wood Salvaged from Chevy Truck Plant

Detroit is a city famous for its contributions to both the automotive…

[Photos] 1968 Ford Mustang from “Bullitt” Appearing at National Mall During Cars at the Capital

[Photos] 1968 Ford Mustang from “Bullitt” Appearing at National Mall During Cars at the Capital

Ford wowed classic car enthusiasts earlier this year when it revealed that…

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