Tag: Vauxhall

  • 15-21 May: Motoring Milestones

    Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 230 years ago this week, The Maryland House of Delegates (US) issued a patent to Oliver Evans for his ‘Steam Carriage‘ [18 May 1787]……. 110 years ago this week, the Ardsley Motor Car Company was officially dissolved.The company salesrooms were located at 50th […]

  • 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 […]