Car History

The Volt Is Dead; Long Live the Bolt

The Volt Is Dead; Long Live the Bolt

Well, folks, I am distraught. The time that I have dreaded since…

Chevy Introduces a New Monza Sedan for the Chinese Automotive Market

Chevy Introduces a New Monza Sedan for the Chinese Automotive Market

Stateside sales for sedans have been on the decline for most of…

The Supply of Recession-Era Used Cars Is Dwindling

The Supply of Recession-Era Used Cars Is Dwindling

The automotive industry took a pretty big hit during the global recession…

Moments in Car History: The First COPO Camaro

Moments in Car History: The First COPO Camaro

The name of COPO Camaro is legendary on the dragstrip for its…

Chevrolet Pairs New Crate Engines with Classic Cars at the Upcoming SEMA Show

Chevrolet Pairs New Crate Engines with Classic Cars at the Upcoming SEMA Show

The SEMA Show in Las Vegas is the premier annual event for…

NHTSA Mulls Changing Laws To Allow Cooler Headlights

NHTSA Mulls Changing Laws To Allow Cooler Headlights

Traditionally, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is slow to make changes…

Moments in Car History: The First Drive-Thru

Moments in Car History: The First Drive-Thru

In the 1940s, America’s fastest food option was the drive-in. Like you see…

What Is the Origin of the Word Jeep?

What Is the Origin of the Word Jeep?

Most people today know the term “jeep” because of its use as…

Moments in Car History: ‘The Intercept’ Car Theft Game Show

Moments in Car History: ‘The Intercept’ Car Theft Game Show

Game shows have a generally pretty good relationship with cars. Usually, they…

Passenger Cars Reach Their Lowest Market Share in Recorded History

Passenger Cars Reach Their Lowest Market Share in Recorded History

Earlier this summer, analysts predicted that passenger car sales would hit their…

What Was America’s First Interstate Highway?

What Was America’s First Interstate Highway?

America’s interstate highway system dates from 1956, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower…

Automatic Seat Belts Were a Terrible Idea

Automatic Seat Belts Were a Terrible Idea

Today’s cars have an plethora of automated safety features that take operations…

When Bugs Bunny & the Chevy Venture Warner Bros. Edition Made Minivans Cool

When Bugs Bunny & the Chevy Venture Warner Bros. Edition Made Minivans Cool

By design, minivans are not cool. On the priority list of minivan…

Important Moments in Car History: The Chicken Tax

Important Moments in Car History: The Chicken Tax

While recently building a case for Mitsubishi to bring its Triton pickup…

Why Is Running Around a Stopped Car Called a Chinese Fire Drill?

Why Is Running Around a Stopped Car Called a Chinese Fire Drill?

There are many idioms in our language that your probably don’t know…

Hertz Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary with a Special Edition Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Hertz Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary with a Special Edition Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Usually when you rent a car from a company like Hertz, you…

The Kings Island Antique Car Ride Will Return in 2019

The Kings Island Antique Car Ride Will Return in 2019

During the past few weeks, Kings Island, an amusement park located right…

Twisted Timbers Draws Inspiration from Classic Pickup Trucks for Its Ride Vehicles

Twisted Timbers Draws Inspiration from Classic Pickup Trucks for Its Ride Vehicles

During the 2017 spring season, Kings Island, an amusement park located just…

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