Tag: car

  • 26 June – 2 July: Motoring Milestones

    Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 120 years ago this week, a German-built Benz Velo, appearing at the Grand Forks parade to promote cigars, became the first automobile to be driven in North Dakota, US [28 June 1897]…… 110 years ago this week, Mongini and Zach covered 1,037 miles […]

  • 19-25 December: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Ford Capri, M4, Sunbeam, Rolls Royce, Minardi, and Formula 1. 90 years ago this week, the first US built Rolls Royce Phantom I was completed and delivered to Harry C Orndorff of Rhode, Island [21 December 1926]. Like the Silver Ghost, the Phantom was constructed […]