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

Tuesday 10th August 1954

64 years ago

Workers at the Studebaker auto plant in South Bend, Indiana (US) agreed to take pay cuts from $20 to $12per week in an attempt to help the faltering automaker.The company merged with luxury carmaker Packard to form Studebaker-Packard Corporation. However, Studebaker's financial problems were worse than the Packard executives thought. The Packard marque was phased out and the company returned to the Studebaker Corporation name in 1962. The South Bend plant ceased production in December 1963 and the last Studebaker automobile rolled off the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, assembly line in March 1966.

Studebaker Golden Hawk (1957)

Studebaker Golden Hawk (1957)