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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Classic cars’ future driven by tech

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Technological advancements have influenced many economic sectors and life spheres. The auto industry is not an exception. Futuristic concept designs, electric vehicle trends, and the application of the Internet of Things have revolutionized mobility. Yet, in the midst of these progressive changes, the question of classic cars’ future rises.

The brainstorming process about classic cars’ future does not stay just on paper. It has already reached practical applications in different directions.

A typical classic car restoration consists of bringing the car back ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Galag TG-1

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Love it or loathe it! Galag TG-1 – brought to you by Team Galag, a group of wealthy car enthusiasts who prefer to keep a low-key profile and make it all about their cars. The team’s participants, who earned their fame driving in the infamous Gumball 3000 rally, come from the UK, US, Germany, and Saudi Arabia. That’s probably all the information you’ll be able to find about the Team Galag itself. So, truly not a bragging bunch.

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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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California’s Emissions Authority: Facts 

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On September 18th, the Trump administration formally revoked California’s emissions authority. According to Trump, safety and cost are the main reasons for the decision. It comes as part of the President’s plan to lower emission standards, before setting the 2025 targets on fuel efficiency levels.

The state of California has immediately reacted to this announcement by filing a lawsuit against President Trump. Twenty-three other states, as well as the cities of Los Angeles, New York, and the District of Columbia, have ...

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GM Strike: How it affected various industries

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History knows events, which cause such ripples that we feel them years, if not decades into the future. It seems like, with the rise of technology and the progress of society, such monumental impacts become even likelier. In other words, even a little wave has the potential of causing a tsunami.

Ford, for instance, has also met the scrutiny of the United Automobile Workers. Although a tentative deal has been reached in a much quicker manner, this only goes to show ...

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