1950’s

GM’s Fleeting Fastback Phase: The 1941-52 Streamliners — Reblog Mac’s Motor City Garage

When the GM streamliners first made their appearance in 1941, they looked like the most advanced cars on the road. But the futuristic shape didn’t age well, lasting barely a decade. GM’s Fleeting Fastback Phase: The 1941-52 Streamliners — Mac’s Motor… Read More ›

Why Studebaker Failed: In the End, It is Always Management – Richard M Langworth

Why did Studebaker go out of business? I have your book Studebaker 1946-1966, originally published as Studebaker: The Postwar Years. I worked for the old company at the end in Hamilton, Ontario. Your book brought back memories of many old Studebaker hands. Stylists Bob Doehler and Bob Andrews were… Read More ›

That Exner design is great and all, but when it comes to building never-built vehicles… – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Building never-built vehicles First off, props to Wray Schelin for taking on a circa-1945 Virgil Exner design as the inspiration for one of his student metalshaping projects. We’ve seen other such projects in the past – for instance, Rob Ida’s work on the… Read More ›

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