Motoring Milestones

18-24 December: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ……. 100 years ago this week, the Detroiter Motor Car Company was declared bankrupt [18 December 1917]…… 80 years ago this week, the Lincoln…


Motoring Milestones: 11-17 December

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ……. 100 years ago this week, the first Moore was produced by the Moore Motor Vehicle Company of Minneapolis, US. George L Moore,…


4-10 December: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ……. 120 years ago this week, the London Electric Cab Company began regular service using cars designed by Walter Bersey [6 December 1897]…



13-19 November: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ……. 110 years ago this week, the Napier Motor Car Company of America, located in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts was dissolved [18 November 1907]….


20-26 November: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ……. 120 years ago this week, McLaughlin Motor Car Company Limited was founded in Ontario (Canada) with capital of 5,000 shares valued at…



6-12 November: Motoring Milestones

Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ……. 110 years ago this week, the first track records were set at Brooklands Frank Newton in a 25.6 hp Napier covered the flying 1/2…


23-29 October: Motoring Milestones

Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ……. 100 years ago this week, Dodge began full-scale truck production [25 October 1917]. The first civilian Dodge Brothers’ Commercial was the famous Screenside introduced…


16-22 October: Motoring Milestones

Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ……. 120 years ago this week, Henry Sturmey completed a 929 mile trip from John O’Groats to Land’s End in his Coventry Daimler, to become…