Category Archives: Automotive Safety

Does This Hunk Of Metal Carry The James Dean Curse?

 This mangled piece of metal is all that’s left of the Porsche 550 Spyder that carried James Dean to a violent death along Route 466 about 25 miles east of Paso Robles, Calif., on September 30, 1955. The rest of … Continue reading

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John Fitch 1917-2012, R.I.P.

To view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player or here for an HTML applet Any one of John Fitch‘s many accomplishments would have made him a man worthy of note. … Continue reading

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“What’s A Bricklin?”

I thought everybody knew what a Bricklin was.  The ill-fated car company founded by entrepreneur Malcolm Bricklin in 1974 was one of the hottest topics of conversation when it was launched.  Malcolm Bricklin was a master at promoting himself.  He … Continue reading

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Will Fire Safety Concerns Slow EV Acceptance?

Welcome Instapundit readers! Thanks for stopping by Cars In Depth. When you’re  done reading this post, feel free to check out the home page or our archives. In addition  to news and comment about cars, Cars In Depth is the … Continue reading

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Road Rage: It’ll Kill You
Woman Dies After Chasing Husband

In a bizarre occurrence in suburban Detroit, a woman died of a heart attack and crashed into a telephone guy wire after a road rage incident she provoked with her husband. We don’t know what started the argument, but when … Continue reading

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Antique Auto Advertising Addendum:
Wilding Picture’s “Last Date” Starring A Very Young Dick York

Like Detroit’s larger Jam Handy Organization studio, Wilding Picture Productions supplemented its work for the auto industry by making educational films. This 1950 film, Last Date, addresses the sometimes lethal combination of young people, romance and cars. Don’t worry, it’s … Continue reading

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Volvo C30 Electric Crash Tests in 3D

Start the YouTube 3D video player. Click on the red 3D icon that will appear in the menu bar to select 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats. With all the hubbub about the crash tested Chevy Volt, it’s … Continue reading

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