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  • 5-11 June: Motoring Milestones

    Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 130 years ago this week, Hammersmith Bridge in London was officially opened [10 June 1887]……… 120 years ago this week, Sutton & Company of Manchester, England purchased a Daimler parcel van, the first sale of a gasoline-powered motor truck in Great Britain [6 […]

  • 17-23 October Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Elvis Presley, power steering, Ford Cortina, TVR , Formula 1 and Jaguar XJ5. 125 years ago this week, a one-mile dirt track opened for harness races at the site of the present-day Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, US [21 October 1891]. Harness racing proved a […]