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How the Toyota Camry Works

The Toyota Camry arrived in the U.S. market in model year 1983. Within four years it became Toyota's top-selling model. Learn how this reliable no-nonsense family car evolved into a remarkable automotive achievement.


American Auto Manufacturers Quiz

American Auto Manufacturers Quiz

How much do you know about American cars? Test your American car knowledge in this quiz from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Favorite Cars Quiz

Favorite Cars Quiz

Our favorite car quiz pays homage to the world's most iconic cars. Take the favorite car quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate GM Quiz

The Ultimate GM Quiz

The Ultimate General Motors Quiz tests what you know about one of the world's most recognizable car makers. Test your knowledge in the Ultimate GM Quiz. See more »

How a Concours d'Elegance Works

How a Concours d'Elegance Works

A Concours d'Elegance is a unique auto show that emphasizes the highest levels of auto restoration. Read more about the Concours d'Elegance. See more »

What's the world's cheapest car?

What's the world's cheapest car?

The world's cheapest car has been making headlines with a low price of two thousand dollars. Learn more about the world's cheapest car. See more »

How the iQ Car Works

How the iQ Car Works

The iQ Car is a new four-seat passenger concept vehicle that was designed by Toyota. Find out what the iQ Car is and learn about iQ Car features. See more »

1989 Pontiac Firebird 20th Anniversary Trans Am

1989 Pontiac Firebird 20th Anniversary Trans Am

The Trans Am had its 20th birthday in 1989, and the anniversary edition was the sleekest and most powerful model to date. See the details here. See more »

1990 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

1990 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

In what turned out to be a depressing year for Pontiac Firebird Trans Am sales, 1990 focused on safety and engines. Here are the details. See more »

1991 Pontiac Firebird Convertible

1991 Pontiac Firebird Convertible

If the third incarnation of the Pontiac Firebird had high points, it also had an inevitable end -- the stylish 1991 Firebird Convertible. Read on. See more »

1993-1994 Pontiac Firebird

1993-1994 Pontiac Firebird

Instead of a cosmetic facelift, the Pontiac Firebird required a new shape -- and got it in 1993. See more »