Toyota and Nissan enter the American market

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There’s hardly a person who doesn’t know Toyota or Nissan. But it hasn’t always been this way. In the US, before 1958 only a handful of people held their hands on the wheel of a Toyota or Datsun – the export name of Nissan.

Officially, both brands entered the US market on January 9, 1958, at the Los Angeles Imported Car Show, featuring Toyopet Crown and Datsun-1000.

The American drivers and auto critics alike weren’t impressed by Toyopet. Although marketed to the ...

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The Most Comfortable Cars for Long Distance Travel

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On average, we spend hundreds of hours each year inside a car: whether for a daily commute or long distance trip. Hence, one of the most important qualities we look for in a car is the comfort. There is nothing more annoying than back pain after a long day in a driver’s seat or even passenger’s for that matter.

And here we are, in the midst of summer, at the peak of the season devoted to planning family vacations and road ...

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