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Published: 09.26.2016
Highlighting Ford's great racing past
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

During the 1960s, Ford Motor Co., developed the famed GT40 to compete in the international Le Mans race which furthered an already superior reputation for Ford on the track.

Published: 09.19.2016
Remembering the great George Walter Mason
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of the National Automobile History Collection

In a bluster of a career, George Walter Mason accomplished milestones such as engineering the foundation of American Motor Co., during a relatively short amount of time.

Published: 09.12.2016
Chromes, Fins & Style a showcase of great auto illustrations
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of Robert Edwards

A comprehensive and unique exhibit, Chromes, Fins & Style takes guests down memory lane of the heyday of car design.

Published: 09.06.2016
The Early Days of the Ambassador Bridge
By: Robert Tate

The Ambassador Bridge, located in Detroit, Michigan, is a landmark recognized across the world. Back in the early days, the narrowest part of the Detroit River was the site where the Huron Indians crossed with their canoes for travel. Historians declare that the Detroit connection to Canada began in 1874 by the Detroit Board of Trade who called a meeting that year to discuss the importance of travel.

Published: 08.29.2016
A legend among the classics: The 1957 Chevy
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Photos courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

The 1957 Chevrolet models stand among some of the most iconic and collectible antique automobiles in the market today.

Published: 08.22.2016
Remembering the Isetta, the little car that could
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Photos courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

The Isetta may be best remembered for its unorthodox styling, but the 'Little car that could' drew a large following when released to the consumer market in the early 1950s.

Published: 08.15.2016
Looking back on Kari Anne Beebe's great career
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Photos courtesy of The Detroit Metro Times

As we get closer to the world's largest one-day car cruise, we take a look at one of the fastest women on four wheels, Kari Ann Beebe.

Published: 08.08.2016
Remembering the great Michael Burton
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

Michael Burton left a great legacy of auto design and so much more after losing his battle with cancer just last month.

Published: 08.01.2016
Looking back at the very early days of automobile manufacturing
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

In early 20th Century America, there were literally hundreds of auto manufacturers some of which have been lost in time--Corbin, Jordan and Paige to name just a few.

Published: 07.25.2016
Remembering Detroit's tribute to the 1959 DeSoto models
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

Chrysler DeSoto dealers from all over the country were invited to the a special, two-day celebration in Detroit to celebrate 30 years of the auto manufacturer.

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