Bentley Motors: A Century of Class

  • Jul 15, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

‘To build a fast car, a good car, the best in its class.’ –W. O. Bentley Bentley Motors is 100 in 2019: Auto lovers worldwide are celebrating a century of the marque’s elegant, powerful motorcars. Company founder, engineer, entrepreneur, Walter Owen ‘W.O.’ Bentley (1888–1971) apprenticed at the Great Northern Railway Locomotive Works in Doncaster, northern […]

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Apollo 11 at 50: One Small Step for an Astronaut, One Giant Leap for Corvettes

  • Jun 1, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

‘We choose to go to the moon in this decade, not because that will be easy but because it will be hard . . .’ –John F. Kennedy, September 12, 1962, Rice University Corvettes and Apollo 11 link up like “Blast” and “Off.” Answering the slain president’s bold challenge, Commander Neil Armstrong, in a 25-layer […]

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June 6, D-Day 75: On Wings, Tires and Tracks to Victory

  • May 15, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

What is our aim? Victory, Victory at all costs . . . –Winston Churchill, May 13, 1940 Victory came five years later, but among the costs were fear, vomit, blood and death. PFC Harry F. Swartz was on Omaha Beach that cool overcast morning 75 years ago when Allied forces landed on the French coast […]

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AACA in Hershey, Pa.:100 Years of Sweet Vehicles

  • Apr 29, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

In Hershey, Pennsylvania, enjoy a Kiss and embrace some great cars. The AACA Museum Inc. opened in June 2003 in the city known for its chocolate factory. The collection features more than 100 cars, motorcycles, automobilia, antique buses in the Museum of Bus Transportation Collection and the Cammack Tucker Gallery, the world’s largest public display […]

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