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This week Plain Spoken Car Talk will take a look at changing the air filter in an automobile. more
In a crowded auto market with hundreds of makes and models available, Hudson had the best first year's production in automobile industry history. more
This week Plain Spoken Car Talk will take a look at checking the life of brake pads: Proper brake pad maintenance is not only critical for helping a car last, but also for the safety of the driver. more
This week, Plain Spoken Car Talk will take a look at checking another vital fluid to keep an automobile in good running condition. more
The first DeSoto automobile was introduced to the public on August 6, 1928. The vehicle sold very well during its first twelve months. The car was named after the Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto who discovered the Mississippi River in 1541. Walter P. Chrysler had announced the new addition to the Chrysler family in the May 6, 1928 edition of the Detroit Free Press. more
The Pontiac Firebird is a classic American “pony” car, a sporty “compact” car with an exotic look, and lots of power. It was a direct rival to the Ford Mustang and went for the same long hood, short deck look, and a performance-orientated image calculated to appeal to a youthful market. But just like the Mustang it was as tame as an actual pony in more affordable trim levels, and popular with anyone who wanted to look cool, even if they weren’t interested in going fast. Check the options right, and one could get bigger engines, better trim levels and special editions. more
For the next eight weeks The Quill will run a series about DIY automotive maintenance. more
In 1945, Henry J. Kaiser, an industrialist, and Joseph W. Frazer, the president of the Graham-Paige Corporation, founded the Kaiser-Frazer Corporation which made automobiles under the brand names of Kaiser and Frazer. With Kaiser’s capital and experience in obtaining government contracts and Frazer’s contacts in the automobile industry, there was optimism regarding their success. The new company was headquartered at Willow Run, Michigan. more
The sporty, posh 1953 Buick Skylark was a specialized Detroit car that expressed the unbridled optimism of early 1950s America. An exclusive car from a jazzy auto era, it was a factory customized … more
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