Car Manufacturer Profiles

You know the names, but you may not the history behind some of the biggest automobile makers out there. Learn about the good, the bad and the ugly on car manufacturers.

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How Duesenberg Cars Work

The cars built by the Duesenberg brothers are still considered among the finest ever made. With their vast experience and growing reputation in racing, the Duesenbergs built their first road car. Learn more about the fascinating run of the Duesenberg.


What is an art deco car?

Take a look back to an extravagant and optimistic time when outrageous cars ruled the world. A time when automobiles weren't just about simple transportation -- they were about bold statements and high style.

11 Design Innovations of Harley Earl

Harley Earl has been called the father of American automotive design. See our list of 11 design innovations of Harley Earl such as the Wraparound Windshield and the Auto-Styling Studio to find out why.

Classic Cars

Classic cars span decades and continents to capture the highest achievements in automotive art and engineering. Learn about hundreds of great classic cars from 1930 to today in these richly illustrated articles.

How Stutz Cars Work

Stutz formed in 1912 and quickly earned a reputation for fast race-worthy cars. Stutz introduced America to an early form of the sports car. Learn how they made the switch to consumer cars and why.

How Cord Cars Work

Cord produced cars for only 10 years, but they are deemed to be some of the best ever built. The man behind it all was Errett Lobban Cord. Read about the Cord company and its cars in this article.

How Kaiser Cars Work

Kaiser made inventive cars during the 1940s and 1950s that just never caught on with the public. Kaiser was experimenting with the idea of plastic-bodied cars. Read about the history of Kaiser in this article.

How Henry J Cars Work

Henry J. Kaiser a former partner of Joseph Frazer borrowed money to design a car after their partnership dissolved. With no little modesty, he named it the Henry J. Learn about the Henry J's fate.

How Hudson Cars Work

Hudson made some of America's finest most popular cars during its 48-year history. A low-priced four-cylinder Essex was a key to their early success. Learn about Hudson's history and its cars in this article.

Hupp was founded by Robert C. Hupp, an established auto engineer who worked with Ransom Eli Olds and Henry Ford. Find out how it strove to release affordable cars to compete with the big boys.

How LaSalle Cars Work

LaSalle was formed as a companion line to Cadillac seeking to fill a price gap between themselves and Buick. The division chose the name LaSalle, honoring the French explorer. Find out how LaSalle fit the bill.