The other life of Ford Falcon

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Unlike the classic car culture in the US, which mainly boils down to polishing your relic for a weekend drive or an occasional gathering with fellow enthusiasts, Argentines still get a lot of use out of their motor antiques.

In Argentina, it’s no rare sight to see a 1950s Ford pickup jalopy rattling along, hauling its cargo to some construction site. As you start paying attention, you may spot one too many Falcons parked in the streets. ...

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Love in the times of Volga

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As he lovingly dusts off the windshield of the sky-blue Volga, a reflection emerges. The old man pensively stares at what he sees reflected in the glass, a tide of memories rushed over him. “You know,” he uttered quietly. “This car was your grandmother’s dream.”

In Soviet Russia, public transport was king, and private car ownership was an experience desired by many but accessible to few. A lack of money was not the main issue. Even if you could afford a ...

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June 6, 1925 – The birth of the Chrysler Corporation

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On June 6, 1925, the ailing Maxwell Motor Company gave life to the Chrysler Corporation, led by Walter P.Chrysler. The company has eventually grown to become one of America’s “Big Three,” alongside Ford and General Motors

Let’s rewind, though. Walter Chrysler inherited his passion for machinery from his father, Hank Chrysler, who was a lifelong railroad engineer with the Kansas Pacific Railroad. Young Walter’s idea was to follow in his father’s footsteps. And so he poured all his energy into working ...

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How coronavirus has impacted the auto industry

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Throughout the years, many tough circumstances have affected the economy. However, COVID-19 might end up having the most widespread influence since the Cold War. This outbreak has presented us with truly a global challenge.

In today’s interconnected world, one industry’s shutdown can cause ripple effects on other sectors. For example, as a company that offers car shipping services, the state of the auto industry can affect us. In this post, let’s see how the pandemic has impacted the auto industry and ...

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Dodge La Femme: The one for the ladies

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Let me tell you a little secret. Although I am a man, one of my favorite cars in the world is Nissan Micra К12. For a while, it has been labeled as the poster feminine car. But you know what? The little thing is comfortable, you can park it anywhere, and it is one of the most reliable vehicles I have ever seen. Cute, too!

See, I have no problem admitting I like “a woman’s car.” For me, the issue is… ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Ford (Ghia) Brezza

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March, being Women’s History Month, gives us a great excuse to celebrate the incredible women in the automotive world. Meet one more woman who made history in the automotive industry – Marilena Corvasce. She was responsible for designing Ford (Ghia) Brezza top-to-bottom, bumper-to-bumper.

Here’s how it happened. Ford tasked Ghia, its European design division, with creating a mid-engine sports car, a concept that was road-ready. Rumor has it, the automaker was looking to rival GM’s Pontiac Fiero. ...

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A woman at the wheel

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A woman at the wheel… Have you ever wondered about the number of female drivers in the US compared to their male counterparts? Let me share some data with you. According to statistics, the number of licensed female drivers in 2018 was around 115 million compared to 112 million licensed male drivers.

Today, women drive all sorts of vehicles, including trucks, and have the financial means to buy their own cars. It has been a long way to get here, though.

Until ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Lamborghini Diablo

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In January 1990, after four years of development, the world met Lamborghini Diablo. Originally the company commissioned Marcello Gandini, to whom we also owe Countach, Miura, and Espada, to work on the design.

However, Gandini’s concept was criticized for its sharp edges. The task was reassigned to a design team lead by Tom Gale, and Diablo, as we know it today, was conceived. As Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear has described it, Diablo was designed “solely to ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

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What thought comes to mind when you hear “Ferrari”? Exclusivity, style, power… But never “bridging gaps”…

At the 1966 Geneva Motorshow, the world received Ferrari 330 GTC to fall in love with. The new grand tourer inherited the sophisticated flair of the 330 GT 2+2 and the power of 275 GT Berlinetta, thus connecting the best of two worlds. And it may just represent everything you adore about the Italian automaker.

The 330 GTC had the same transmission, steering, and suspension as ...

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Camping in your car:Answering the call to adventure

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Humankind has been looking for ways to excite itself since the dawn of time. That peculiar urge for adventure runs deep within our genes. Why else would we ditch our comfort to spend nights away from a solid shelter? That kind of “discomfort” has an inexplicable pull on us!

With that said, challenging yourself in such a way has become more and more difficult. Comfort is everywhere. You can even make camping quite a trivial experience.

I have already explored one way ...

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