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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - AUGUST

CATEGORY:  [AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY]  |  TAGS:  [august 2015,history,news]

Aug
03
2015

Take a trip back in time to discover the contributions that the month of October has made to automotive lore!

 

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August 10, 1897 - First Ever Automobile Club:

First automobile club is formed in Great Britain and Ireland. It is now known as the Royal Automobile Club.

 

August 11, 1966 - First Comaro is Produced:

The first Comaro is produced in Norwood Ohio.

 

August 18, 1899 - Henry Ford Leaves Edison Illumiminating:

Henry Ford leaves Edison Illuminating to focus on his automobile production.

 

August 21, 1897 - Oldsmobile is Founded:

Oldsmobile is founded.

August 22, 1950 - First Speed Control Device Patented:

A new speed control device is patented. It is now known as cruise control.

August 23, 1913 - First Cars Allowed in National Parks (USA):

First cars are allowed in American national parks.

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