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Historiography: The American Compact Car

Tweet Ford Falcon – All Photos by Randy Stern By the Fall of 1959, the North American automotive industry came to their senses. The rise of Volkswagen ushered in a period where the domestic automotive industry had to respond to … Continue reading

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Ghosts Along the Assembly Line – The Hometown Edition

Tweet General Motors’ Van Nuys Assembly plant. GM Photo, courtesy of CRG, www.camaros.org Growing up in Southern California, I was blessed with reminders that I did live in a form of paradise. Paradise is a relative term. Normally, that would … Continue reading

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