Motoring Milestones


11-17 June: Motoring Milestones

120 years ago this week, the first regular motorised mail service in Great Britain began between Inveraray and Ardrishaig, Argyllshire, Scotland, using Coventry-built Daimlers [17 June 1898]……. 110 years ago this week, the single bore…



14-20 May Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ….. 110 years ago this week, the Fryckman automobile was unveiled in Souris, North Dakota, US [15 May 1908]…….. Middlesex County Automobile Club…


7-13 May Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ….. 150 years ago this week, British statesman and jurist Henry Peter Brougham (89), Baron Brougham and Vaux, died in Cannes, France [7…



23-29 April: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history ……. 190 years ago this week, the first Paris omnibus began service, running every fifteen minutes between La Madeleine and la Bastille…


16-22 April Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history ……. 110 years ago this week, the first Oakland car (cover image) was sold to a private owner [16 April 1908]. As…


9-15 April: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history ……. 130 years ago today, Henry Ford married Clara Bryant Ford in Greenfield, Michigan, on her 22nd birthday. Clara described her intended…


2-8 April: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history ……. 120 years ago this week, thirteen days after selling its first car, the Winton Motor Carriage Company became an international marque,…