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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - OCTOBER

CATEGORY:  [Automotive History]  |  TAGS:  [newsletter,october 2014,history]

Oct
01
2014

  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**       October 06, 1866 - House Bros. Take Steaming National:   In the first use of a steam car to garner national attention, brothers Henry & James House transported a party of men in their House steam car from Bridgeport, Connecticut to Stratford,...




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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - SEPTEMBER

CATEGORY:  [Automotive History]  |  TAGS:  [events,newsletter,september 2014]

Sep
09
2014

Take a trip back in time to discover the contributions that the month of September has made to automotive lore!   **Click Picture To See Larger Image**       September 1925 - Coast to Coast:   The Ford Motor Company, in its efforts to promote the concept of a Trans-Canada Highway, decided to attempt a cross-country journey by automobile. It took 40 days by Model T to travel from Halifax to Vancouver....




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'A BLAST FROM THE PAST': FATE OF THE BRICKLIN

CATEGORY:  [Automotive History]  |  TAGS:  [bricklin,history,safety car]

Jul
11
2014

  Perhaps you’ve heard of the Bricklin. Maybe you’ve seen one as well. Although the Bricklin looks vastly different, its tale is not all that dissimilar from other “safety car” stories (eg. The Tucker). However this time it’s a Canadian car and a Canadian story.   There is an old saying that goes “At the heart of all innovation there lies risk”. In 1972, a former U.S. hardware supply millionaire-entr...




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