Dodge

Which one of these four vintage pickups from the Sixties would you choose for your dream garage? – Matt Litwin @Hemmings

If there is a vehicle that built the American economy, it is arguably the pickup. Consider its versatility in basic light-duty form: Farmers could bring their humble harvest to market in the same design that enabled store owners to deliver goods to… Read More ›

Black Ghost, a street racing cop’s Hemi Challenger R/T, added to National Register of Historic Vehicles – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Winter’s last grip on Detroit had started to loosen. Little by little, the slush piles at the edges of parking lots and the last few pockets of white in the corners of flowerbeds had receded, replaced by shoots of life… Read More ›

A parting glance at Dodge Main, just before the wrecking ball swung – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Roughly 40 years ago, Chrysler stepped away from Dodge Main. The sprawling tangle of buildings in Hamtramck, Michigan, that had grown to become one of the world’s few fully integrated automobile manufacturing and assembly plants, suddenly became little more than… Read More ›

To get an idea of how big a deal the Neon was, consider all the concept cars Chrysler based on it – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

The Neon was a big deal! Automakers rarely build concept cars for the heck of it. The paper that designers draw on is cheap; the real-life versions, even the non-working ones, aren’t. So concept cars typically arise from a purpose,… Read More ›

Budd Manufacturing Co. all Steel Bodies for Dodge Brothers Cars — Reblog from The Old Motor

The Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company began operations in Philadelphia, PA, in 1912 manufacturing pressed steel stampings, automobile bodies, and parts. It was the fulfillment of Budd’s goal to produce all-steel automobile bodies that were more durable, stronger, less expensive… Read More ›

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