Tag: General Motors

  • 2-8 January: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include…. National Express coaches, Nash, Marmon Wasp, Ford Rouge, Malcolm Campbell, Rolls Royce and Chicago Auto Show. [amazon template=banner easy] 560 years ago this week, the Memmiger Chronicle mentioned the trial of a carriage “without horse, oxen or people, yet the man who built it sat […]

  • 5 – 11 December: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Genetral Motors, A1GP, Hispano-Suiza, leaded fuel, Hudson Jet and the Ford Model A. 155 years ago this week, legendary American industrialist William Crapo Durant was born in New York [8 December 1861]. He established a carriage company in 1886 and joined the new but failing Buick […]

  • 11-17 April: Motoring Milestones

    11-17 April Cars and people in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Crossley Motors, Eddie O’Donnell, Maserati, Red Baron, General Motors, Santa Pod and Jaguar. 110 years ago this week, Crossley Motors Ltd was founded in Manchester, England by the Crossley brothers, William and Francis The marque produced approximately 19,000 high quality cars until 1938, 5,500 […]