Looking Back to the Cars of the Past …

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We keep on talking about Tesla and the future of electric cars, hybrids and Toyota’s belief in their future potential, Google and their self-driving cars. But sometimes too much thinking about the future can be distracting – it often makes us forget about our past and where we came from, right? So, this article we decided to devote to the cars of the past and all of the ‘innovativeness’ behind them.

We can look thousands of years back and still not ...

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World’s First Hybrid Car.

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For quite a long time there has been a great disagreement among people concerning the world’s very first hybrid car. That is why before we continue any further, we need to clarify the difference between a hybrid car and an electric car.

According to plugincars.com, an electric car is a car “powered by an electric motor instead of a gasoline engine. The electric motor gets energy from a controller, which regulates the amount of power—based on the driver’s use ...

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Is Technology The New Reason to Avoid Driving?

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Classic cars have become an interest for many in the past decades – not just collectors, but casual drivers. And why wouldn’t they? With classics, you feel the authenticity in every ride. There are also those who favor the latest models. And why wouldn’t they? They get the newest tech at a hand’s reach. But what if the technology they spend their money on turns out to be a major factor in their lack of safety instead?

As it turns out, ...

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Is This Classic Worth Restoring?

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If you are one of those people who enjoys working on small projects in their garage, then you have most probably had the thought of restoring an old classic at some point in your life. Polishing the upholstery, fixing up the paint, replacing the engine – little steps that make you a proud owner of your own piece of art. But sometimes art takes ages and costs a fortune. So does the effort become too much when the results remain ...

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How to Import a Classic Car.

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In a perfect universe, all your biggest dreams and desires would always come true. And although we don’t get to live in a perfect world, we are still free to pursue our biggest goals and help our dreams become reality. What if your life long dream is to own and drive a classic car? You’ve been scouting around for that perfect vintage ride for a while now.  But what if your search takes you across the border, or even farther ...

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British Racing Green. Yes, this is a color.

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Nowadays, if you ever attend an auto race, you would probably have a hard time distinguishing which car represents which country as most of them have sponsorship liveries and often similar colors. This was the main reason, why in the early days of racing each country was required to choose a representative color and make the car design as simple as possible.

Early 1900s

During the early 1900s, all vehicles competing in organized motorsport events were required to be painted with an auto ...

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Orchestrating Automobile Technology

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Published in 2014 by the John Hopkins University Press, an article by Gjis Mom shows the importance of production and consumption of sound and other senses, which transformed the car into a comfortable and “multi-sensorial “room on wheels.” Mom says that the advances in technology allowed the car to be more comfortable. “Car mobility was in the middle of this debate, as it was a leisure pastime that, according to many contemporaries, had to be “roughened up” by auto camping, with ...

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Transportation in the United States – A brief history

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For a while now automobile has been synonymous with freedom and independence. For most Americans it is no longer a luxury, it’s an integral part of their lives, a necessity. Because we have cars to drive we can choose where to live, where to work, our friendships are no longer limited by the geographic location of our homes, we are more able to avail ourselves of near and distant pleasures. We praise our cars for the convenience, mobility, and comfort ...

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7 Must See Car TV Shows

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While it is true that most auto-lovers are willing to watch any auto TV show that doesn’t mean that any car TV show is worth your while. Some auto-lovers are picky about the car shows they watch, some only watch the shows that have the best ratings and recommendations, while others are able to scan through any show (good or bad) and find something beneficial. Since we can’t really tell what kind of auto-lover is reading this list, we will ...

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Gifts for Auto Enthusiasts

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The holidays are over, but the time for gifts is not! In case you still have to buy a present for someone who loves cars, we have a few ideas that might help you out. Now, I know I am not a car gal, but I have a lot of friends who are an auto enthusiasts. If you are an auto enthusiasts yourself, you probably know many like you and this means you should check out this post because ...

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