Car History

Dessert on Wheels: How Did the First Ice Cream Truck Originate?

Dessert on Wheels: How Did the First Ice Cream Truck Originate?

If there’s one sound that immediately stirs up nostalgic feelings of your…

Book Review: ‘The BMW Century: The Ultimate Performance Machines’ by Tony Lewin

Book Review: ‘The BMW Century: The Ultimate Performance Machines’ by Tony Lewin

BMW turned the big 100 this year, and its fans are ready…

How Did Vehicle Gas Pumps and Fuel Dispensers Originate?

How Did Vehicle Gas Pumps and Fuel Dispensers Originate?

There are many things in our world that we take for granted,…

Why Are Stretch Limousines So Long? A Short History

Why Are Stretch Limousines So Long? A Short History

Today’s automobiles are all about efficiency, practicality, and streamlining. But for a…

What Are the Differences Between the Types of Convertible Tops?

What Are the Differences Between the Types of Convertible Tops?

The word “convertible” comes from the root word “convert,” simply referring to a…

After Six-Month Restoration, “Serial One” Honda N600 Finally Revealed [VIDEO]

After Six-Month Restoration, “Serial One” Honda N600 Finally Revealed [VIDEO]

It’s been a long time coming, but the very first Honda automobile…

Honda Serial One Project Nears Completion [VIDEOS]

Honda Serial One Project Nears Completion [VIDEOS]

Way back in March of this year, auto mechanic Tim Mings began…

The Story of the Strange Death of Rudolf Diesel

The Story of the Strange Death of Rudolf Diesel

Yesterday, September 29th, is the 103rd anniversary of a sad day: the…

Meet Alice Ramsey: America’s Female Motoring Pioneer

Meet Alice Ramsey: America’s Female Motoring Pioneer

When we think of the early history of the automobile, we often…

Chevy Celebrates Camaro’s 50th Anniversary by Painting Commemorative Mural [VIDEO]

Chevy Celebrates Camaro’s 50th Anniversary by Painting Commemorative Mural [VIDEO]

Right now, the eyes of the automotive world are turned to Europe…

History of Rat Fink: The Crazed, Grotesque Creation of a Hot Rod Enthusiast

History of Rat Fink: The Crazed, Grotesque Creation of a Hot Rod Enthusiast

Over the years, the hot rod community has developed its own unique…

Honda Kokoro Video Spotlights 98-Year-Old Honda Dealer Helen Musselman

Honda Kokoro Video Spotlights 98-Year-Old Honda Dealer Helen Musselman

Way back in March of this year, Honda launched a new video…

Wacky Woodies: How Did Wood-Paneled Cars Originate and Why Were They Popular?

Wacky Woodies: How Did Wood-Paneled Cars Originate and Why Were They Popular?

Many vehicle styling fads come and go with the times, but one…

BMW Brings Elvis’ Car to Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

BMW Brings Elvis’ Car to Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Elvis Presley will always and forever be America’s King of Rock ‘n’…

American Women and Cars: A Historic Love Affair

American Women and Cars: A Historic Love Affair

America is land of the free and home of the brave. Part…

1952 Cadillac Formerly Owned by President Eisenhower Nabs $55,000 in eBay Auction

1952 Cadillac Formerly Owned by President Eisenhower Nabs $55,000 in eBay Auction

It’s not uncommon for a car that was previously owned by a…

Honda Releases More Video Updates on Serial One Project

Honda Releases More Video Updates on Serial One Project

Another month, another chance to see some of the progress Honda has…

Ladies’ Choice: How Dodge Used Gender to Sell A Car

Ladies’ Choice: How Dodge Used Gender to Sell A Car

Despite popular beliefs, women are an important part of the automotive industry. A…

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