MotorCities National Heritage Area
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2022

by A. Wayne Ferens
Images Courtesy of Ford Motor Company, Ferens Collection
Published 12.28.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of the Chrysler Archives
Published 12.21.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of New York World’s Fair, State of New York, and the Ford Motor Company Archives
Published 12.14.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of the Hudson Motor Car Company, Classic Cars, Shorpy
Published 12.7.2022

by Bob Sadler, MotorCities Communications Manager
Images Courtesy of Brian Yopp, UAW International Union
Published 11.30.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of the Chrysler Archives
Published 11.23.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of General Motors Archives and the Gilmore Car Museum
Published 11.16.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of the Ford Motor Company Archives
Published 11.9.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian & Researcher
Images Courtesy of Chrysler Archives/Tessa Digital Collections of the Los Angeles Public Library
Published 11.2.2022

By Greg Kowalski, Executive Director, Hamtramck Historical Museum
Photos courtesy of the Hamtramck Historical Museum
Published 10.26.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Jordan Motor Car Company
Published 10.19.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Buildings of Detroit, Packard Motor Car Company and the Detroit Free Press
Published 10.12.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of General Motors Heritage Archives
Published 10.5.2022

By Jeffrey D. Brasie
Images Courtesy of Restoration Unlimited 2, Inc.
Published 9.28.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of GM Heritage Archives
Published 9.21.2022

 

By Jeffrey D. Brasie
Images Courtesy of Ralph Morey of Restorations Unlimited 2, Inc.
Published 9.14.2022

by Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Motor Trend Magazine
Published 9.7.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Ford Motor Company Archives and Car and Driver
Published 8.31.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Ken Dallison
Published 8.17.2022   

by Bob Sadler, MotorCities Communications Manager
Image Courtesy of Adam Bernard
Published 8.17.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of Ford Archives, GM Archives, Studebaker Museum and Chrysler Archives
Published 8.10.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Ford Motor Company Archives and Tom Maruska
Published 8.3.2022

by Bob Sadler, MotorCities Communications Manager
Published 7.27.2002

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images by the Stahls Automotive Foundation
Published 7.20.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Ford Motor Company Archives
Published 7.13.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of GM Design Archives
Published 7.6.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Chrysler Archives, Viper Quarterly magazine, ACR
Published 6.22.2022

By Bob Sadler, MotorCities Communications Manager
Images are Public Domain
Published 6.17.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Buck Mook/Dean’s Garage, Ford Motor Company Archives
Published 6.15.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images from Various Sources
Published 6.8.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of GM Media Archives
Published 6.1.2022

by A. Wayne Ferens
Images Courtesy of the New York World’s Fair, Bill Cotter, GM Media Archives
Published 5.25.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of the Ford Motor Company Archives
Published 5.18.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of SpicerCollectorCars, Dean Jeffries Kustomrama
Published 5.10.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian & Researcher
Images Courtesy of the Chrysler Archives
Publsihed 5.4.2022

by A. Wayne Ferens
Images from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Wayne Ferens Collection
Published 4.27.2022

EDITOR'S NOTE: April is Arab-American Heritage Month, so we're sharing a recent interview done by our Director of Programs Brian Yopp with Ismael Ahmed.

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of the Ford Motor Company Archives
Published 4.13.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Chrysler Archives, Hemmings, Ray Barton/Cars Online
Published 4.6.2022

Published 3.30.2022 

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of General Motors Media Archives, Richard Quinn Collection, Mechanix Illustrated
Published 3.23.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Nellie Goins, Ebony magazine, NHRA
Published 3.16.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of Ford Motor Company and Superformance
Published 3.9.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Multiple Sources
Published 2.23.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Lewis Hamilton
Published 2.16.2022

by Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Camilo Pardo, Yoshiharu Miyakawa, Elaine Pesser and Joe Williams
Published 2.9.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy Mary Ellen Green Dohrs, GM Media Archives
Published 2.2.2022

by Bob Sadler, MotorCities Communications Manager
Images Courtesy of Detroit Electric, Car and Driver, and Coachbuilt.com
Published 1.26.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian/Researcher
Images Courtesy of the GM Media Archives/Chevrolet SS Concept 2003 Brochure
Published 1.19.2022

A STORY OF THE WEEK EXTRA

by Bob Sadler, MotorCities Communications Manager
Images from Walter Reuther Library, Motown Records
Published 1.14.2022

EDITOR”S NOTE: In honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, MotorCities is sharing this story of the 1963 March to Freedom event in Detroit and the role played by UAW President Walter Reuther and area auto workers.

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images Courtesy of Chrysler Archives and Mecum Auctions
Published 1.12.2022

By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of the Ford Motor Company Archives
Published 1.5.2022