Tag Archives: General Motors

Harley Earl’s Buick Y Job – The Ur Concept Car

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer The best part of writing about cars is the very cool … Continue reading

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On This Day In History: Walter P. Chrysler Resigns from General Motors, March 25, 1920

Some automobile executives stand head and shoulders above the others. If Walter P. Chrysler was not the very most competent man to ever run a car company, he’s certainly on a very short list. It’s not generally well known but … Continue reading

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The First Electric Self Starter, Feb. 17, 1911

102 years ago yesterday, on Feb. 17, 1911, Charles Kettering’s electric self-starter was first installed on a car, a Cadillac. Once proven, it was offered for sale on the 1912 Cadillac and it quickly was adopted as an industry standard throughout … Continue reading

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2012 NAIAS: GM Engine Cutaways

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3d image above to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery in 2d or your choice of S3D formats. There was no shortage of cutaway engines in the General Motors display at the … Continue reading

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