Tag: Tucker

  • 3-9 July: Motoring Milestone

    Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 120 years ago this week, the Roots Oil Motor & Motor Car Company Ltd., was registered in London, England by J D Roots to manufacture Roots & Veneables motorcars [7 July 1897]…….. 110 years ago this week, the first official motor-race meeting (for […]

  • 26 December – 1 January: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include…safety glass, Naseem Hamed, South African Grand Prix, UAW and Preston Tucker 80 years ago this week, strikes closed seven General Motors (GM) factories in Flint, Michigan, US [30 December 1936]. The giant car maker employed upwards of 200,000 men, and more than one in six […]