Honoring the brave: Veterans Day

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As our nation celebrates Veterans Day, Corsia Logistics Team takes a moment to salute the brave men and women, whose devotion to duty and our country deserves our respect and gratitude, not just today, but every day.

In the military circles, they say: “Amateurs talk about tactics, but professionals study logistics.”

Logistics has always been a vital part of any military action: one as simple as meal delivery, and one as complex as planning a gargantuan operation across the Atlantic. Transporting military ...

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Corsia’s vehicle of the day: Amphicar

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If you’ve been trying to decide whether to buy a car or a boat, then Amphicar may just be the solution to your dilemma. The brainchild of Hanns Trippel and descendant of the military Schwimmwagen, Amphicar was the world’s first mass-produced amphibious vehicle.

In 1961, “The car that swims” made a splash at the 1961 New York Auto Show. And although the idea of the amphibious vehicle may have sounded fascinating, it was not enough to entice the American drivers. Between ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: 1960 Chevy Impala

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Under the motto “Space, Spirit, Splendor,” 1960 Chevy Impala received new features like an electric brake parking light, electric clock, and back-up lights. Cruise control and a six-way power seat were also among the newly added elements. Let’s not forget the “Speedminder” – a short-lived, but useful feature that would buzz when the driver exceeded a pre-set speed limit. The Chevy design team also replaced the flamboyant cats’-eyes-resembling tail lights with the more traditional round lenses.

The car has gone through ...

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October 24, 1975 – DeLorean was founded

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On October 24, 1975, John DeLorean – a handsome engineer and automobile industry executive founded The DeLorean Motor Company (DMC). The company’s less-than-a-decade-history was anything but a smooth ride.

DMC went bankrupt in 1982, and the U.S. government charged its founder with cocaine trafficking (following trial, the court acquitted John DeLorean of all charges). The DMC’s only produced automobile ended up an underdog among sports/GT cars and received heavy critique for lack of power and practicality as ...

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The Wonder Women of automotive

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So this March, we are calling a few Wonder Women to the front line and spotlighting their achievements in the history of mobility. Because you deserve to know their names and stories and learn how they revolutionized the world of driving.

This Women’s History Month, let’s pause for a moment and allow ourselves to revel in learning about the amazing females – the automotive history makers.

Today, sticking to your lane while driving only feels natural. These road markings are meant to ...

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BMW RS 700 – The ultimate racing legend

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1961 has brought many changes to the world. Yuri Gagarin, the Soviet cosmonaut became the first man in space. In the United States, John Kennedy took office as the 35th president and that same year committed the nation to “landing on the moon by the end of the decade” with NASA’s Project Apollo. The UK lawyer Peter Benenson launched the “Appeal for Amnesty” which gave birth to Amnesty International and a global movement for human rights. In Germany, construction of ...

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The Cheapest Way to Ship a Car

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First, you need to decide whether you want to drive or to ship the vehicle. Driving is a good option if the distance is not more than 200 miles. Of course, if you are up for a road trip you can drive across the country, but whether you will save money that is a different question.

Many people believe that they will save money by driving, but that is not always correct. You have to take into consideration all the expenses ...

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The Story of Bob Keyes’s Fiat TriVette

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But let’s delve into the oil crisis a bit. 1973 Oil Embargo severely strained the US economy that had grown heavily dependent on foreign oil imports. The decision to boycott America led the price of crude oil to rise from $3 to $12 per barrel by 1974. As a result, the price of gas skyrocketed and the availability of the latter drastically decreased. Politicians called for a national rationing program. When then-President Nixon asked gas stations owners to stop ...

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Moving to Oregon Guide and Tips

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Land of the rose and sunshine;
Land of the summer’s breeze;
Laden with health and vigor,
Fresh from the Western seas.

Excerpt from “Oregon, my Oregon,” the state song of Oregon

 

Although Portland has been getting all the attention lately thanks to the popular IFC comedy series Portlandia that explores the eccentric misfits who embody idiosyncrasies of modern culture, Oregon is more than that!

According to the United Van Lines 40th Annual Movers Study, Oregon makes up the top ten list of ...

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Mistakes to avoid when shipping a car

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Like many other drivers, you may find shipping a car to be a daunting task. Because all you want to do is find a company to transport your vehicle fast and safe! You simply want to talk to someone, pay for the car shipping service, hand over the keys, and let others take care of the rest.

Some of you might be imagining various scenarios where things go awry. But when you book with a highly rated company like Corsia, there ...

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