Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day


Monday 12th July 1982

36 years ago

The last of the distinctive-looking Checker taxicabs rolled off the assembly line in Kalamazoo, Minnesota. The Checker, particularly the 1956–1982 A8/Marathon, remains the most famous taxicab vehicle in the US. First produced in 1922, it is comparable to the London Taxi in its nationally renowned styling, which went unchanged throughout its use, and also for its iconic status.

Cj

Cj

Back