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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - JUNE 2016

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May
31
2016

Take a trip back in time with us to discover the contributions that the month of June has made to automotive lore!   **Click picture to see larger image**       June 4, 1895 - First Pneumatic Car Tire Invented:   Michelin introduces the fire pneumatic car tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air. The Michelin brothers Andre and Edward put pneumatic tires on car and drove it...




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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - MAY 2016

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Apr
20
2016

Take a trip back in time with us to discover the contributions that the month of May has made to automotive lore!   **Click picture to see larger image**       May 2, 1918 - Chevrolet Purchased:   On this day the General Motors Corporation (which would become the world's largest automotive firm), acquired Chevrolet Motor Company.     May 27, 1927 - Model T Put Out To Pasture:   On this day, the...




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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - SEPTEMBER

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Aug
26
2015

Take a trip back in time to discover the contributions that the month of October has made to automotive lore!   **Click Picture To See Larger Image**       September 3rd, 1913 - CAA is Formed: The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) is formed. Providing roadside assistance, insurance services and member discounts!   September 5th, 1885 - First Gas Pump: The first ever gasoline pump is built in...




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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - AUGUST

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Aug
03
2015

Take a trip back in time to discover the contributions that the month of October has made to automotive lore!   **Click Picture To See Larger Image**       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....




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MILESTONE CHEVROLET TURNS 60!

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Jul
02
2015

    Happy 60th! -  1955 was a benchmark year for Chevrolet, heralded by both a striking new body design and a milestone new engine.  Chevy introduced the famous “small block,” V-8, the basic design of which survived for decades. While engineer Ed Cole (later to head GM) designed it for efficiency and low unit cost, its legacy with enthusiasts was, believe it or not, performance. This new engine...




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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - JULY

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Jul
02
2015

  Take a trip back in time with us to discover the contributions that the month of July has made to automotive lore!   **Click picture to see larger image**       July 30, 1863 - Henry Ford Born:   Henry Ford (1863-1947) developed an assembly-line production system and introduced a $5/day wage for automotive workers. He once famously said, "History is bunk." July 22, 1894 - Pioneers of the Road:...




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