147: Today in Automotive History - August 5th


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What significant events occurred on this day, August 5th, in automotive history? Tune in to find out!

Cars and people mentioned in this episode:

  • Enrico Bernardi, Karl Benz & Gottlieb Daimler
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • 1886 Patent Motorwagen
  • The Detroit Automobile Company
  • William K Vanderbilt
  • Ford Rouge Plant
  • Barnato-Hassan Bentley racing car
  • Ferdinand Porsche
  • 1,000,000th Volkswagen
  • Jack Brabham
  • Craig Breedlove & the "Spirit of America"
  • Ford Guest Center
  • Chrysler Corporation, American Motors Corporation & the Jeep-Eagle Division
  • Mini John Cooper LE

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