Motoring Milestones

5-11 March: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history ……. 120 years ago this week, the 140 mile (227 km) Marseille to Nice trial began. It was won the following day…


26 February – 4 March: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history ……. 100 years ago this week, the Fruehauf Trailer Company was incorporated in Michigan by company founder August Charles Fruehauf [27 February…


19 – 25 February: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history ……. 90 years ago this week, driving the British built and designed 12 cylinder, 22.3 litre, 450 hp Bluebird at Daytona Beach,…


12-18 February: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history ……. 120 Years ago this week, the first car crash resulting in a fatality happened when the steering gear failed on Henry…


5- 11 February: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in motoring history ……. 100 years ago this week, Thomas A. Edison, perhaps the America’s greatest ever inventor was issued a US patent for a…



15-21 January: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in motoring history ……. 110 years ago this week, the Harrison Wagon Works of Grand Rapids, Michigan, manufacturers of the Harrison that was equipped with…


22-28 January: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ……. 80 years ago this week, Mercedes driver Rudolf Caracciola in a W125 Rekordwagen (cover image) on the Bundesautobahn 5 between the German…


8-14 January: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in motoring history ……. 100 years ago this week, Barney Oldfield won 2 of 3 main events at Ascot in Los Angeles, California, driving the…


1-7 January: Motoring Milestones

Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ……. 100 years ago this week, the first Chevrolet trucks went on sale (cover image) [7 January 1918]. Chevy introduced two four-cylinder trucks…