Gallery: American cars (Happy Labor Day)
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Gallery: American cars (Happy Labor Day)

We’re celebrating Labor Day with pictures of American cars sourced from our vast archives and, of course, by taking a day off. Continue reading

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1960s / 1970s / 1980s / 1990s / American / Audi / BMW / Chevrolet / Citroen / Datsun / French / German / International Harvester / Japanese / Jeep / Mercedes-Benz / Opel / Saab / Swedish / Toyota / Volkswagen / Volvo

Topical advertising: Towing

Which classic car or truck would you trust the most to tow a trailer? Continue reading

Ran When Parked visits the American southwest
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Ran When Parked visits the American southwest

We recently took advantage of a work trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, to re-discover the American southwest. Continue reading

Color-coded advertising: Yellow
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Color-coded advertising: Yellow

Yellow has never been a popular car color anywhere in the world. Not only is it one of the least discreet colors out there, it is typically associated with vehicles that belong to fleets like postal services (in Germany and in France, for example) or taxi cabs – everyone has heard of New York City’s … Continue reading