Motoring Milestones

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20-26 March: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Formula 1, Craig Breedlove, Mille Miglia and SSC. 110 years ago this week, the first internal combustion-powered cabs in London with taximeters began operating [22…

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13-19 March: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Formula 1, Lamborghini, Winton, Maserati, and the Chevrolet Corvette. 120 years ago this week, Emile Levassor (54) died from complications arising from injuries suffered near…


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13-19 March: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: the first armoured truck holdup in US history, Ford’s electric Commuta, Ferrari F40, and Britain’s worst motorway crash. 110 years ago this week, the Chadwick…



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20-26 February: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Formula 1, flying cars, Spyker, Pontiac Firebird and Seinfeld. 180 years ago this week, Thomas Davenport, of Brandon, Vermont, US, received a patent for an…


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13-18 February: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: J. Frank Duryea, driving licences, Hore-Belisha, Mercedes, and Chevrolet Corvette… 90 years ago this week, Ford standardised 21-inch wheels on all Model T cars [14…


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6-12 February: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: GM sit down strike, Porsche, Swedish Grand Prix, Wolseley Motors, and Chicago Auto Show. 100 years ago this week, Glenn H. Curtiss unveiled his Autoplane,…



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23-29 January: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include Goodyear Tires, Formula 1, South African Grand Prix, Stirling Moss, Stock Car, Rolls-Royce and hybrid cars. 210 years ago this week, Pall Mall in London…


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16-22 January: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include…. Ford, Riverside International Raceway, Stirling Moss, Zhongnanshan Tunnel and AC Cobra. 110 years ago this week, the Hispåno-Suiza was introduced in England at the Midland…