Tag: Pontiac

  • 27 March – 2 April: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones includes: Mille Miglia, Vauxhall, Tucker and MG cars. 110 years ago this week, Vauxhall Motors Ltd was registered in Great Britain [27 March 1907]. The first model was just five horsepower, had no reverse gear and cost £136 – a goodly sum at the time. A […]

  • 20-26 February: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Formula 1, flying cars, Spyker, Pontiac Firebird and Seinfeld. 180 years ago this week, Thomas Davenport, of Brandon, Vermont, US, received a patent for an “Electric Motor” (“Improvement in Propelling Machinery by Magnetism and Electro-Magnetism”) – the first commercially successful direct current electric motor [25 […]

  • 9-15 January: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include…. Soybean car, Ford Model T truck, Auto Workers Union, Edsel, Pontiac, and Jim Clark. 110 years ago this week, the Luverne Automobile Company was incorporated in Minnesota, US with A D LaDue as President, E A Brown as Vice President, S C Rea as Secretary, […]