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Acura is the luxury vehicle marque of Japanese automaker Honda.
The Allison Engine Company was an American aircraft engine manufacturer.
The Allison V-1710 aircraft engine designed and produced by the Allison Engine Company was the only US-developed V-12 liquid-cooled engine to see service during World War II.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes luxury vehicles.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
The Autocar Company is an American specialist manufacturer of severe-duty, Cab Over Engine vocational trucks, based in Hagerstown, Indiana.
The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.
The lighting system of a motor vehicle consists of lighting and signalling devices mounted or integrated to the front, rear, sides, and in some cases the top of a motor vehicle.
In an automobile, ball joints are spherical bearings that connect the control arms to the steering knuckles.
BAS is an acronym for belted alternator starter.
The Bell P-39 Airacobra was one of the principal American fighter aircraft in service when the United States entered World War II.
Benjamin Briscoe (May 1867–26 June 1945) was born in Detroit, Michigan, and was an automobile pioneer and industrialist.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer.
The Buick Apollo is a compact car that was manufactured from 1973 to 1975 by Buick.
The Buick Avenir is a concept car manufactured by Buick.
The Buick Avista is a concept 2-door, 2+2-seater hardtop coupe built by Buick, first unveiled at the 2016 North American International Auto Show on January 10, 2016.
The Buick Centieme is a concept car that was produced for the 2003 North American International Auto Show in Detroit by Buick.
The Buick Centurion was sold by Buick from 1971 through 1973, replacing the Buick Wildcat as the sporty rendition of Buick's full-size car.
Buick Century is the model name used by Buick for a line of upscale performance cars from 1936 to 1942 and 1954 to 1958, and from 1973 to 2005 for a mid-size car.
Buick City was a massive automobile manufacturing complex in the northeast of Flint, Michigan.
The Buick Club of America (BCA), founded in 1966, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of automobiles built by the Buick Motor Division of General Motors Corporation.
The Buick Electra is a full-size luxury car that was built by Buick from 1959 to 1990.
The Buick Enclave is a mid-size crossover SUV first launched in 2008.
The Buick Envision is a compact crossover SUV built by Buick.
The Buick Estate was a line of full-sized station wagons manufactured by the Buick division of General Motors.
The Buick Excelle is the common name for the compact cars marketed by Shanghai General Motors Company Limited under GM's Buick brand.
The Buick GL6 is a 6-seater compact MPV produced by Buick exclusively for the Chinese market.
The Buick GL8 is a minivan that is made by Shanghai GM, a joint-venture between Chinese automaker SAIC Motor and American automaker General Motors.
The Gran Sport name has been used on several high-performance cars built by Buick since 1965.
The Buick Invicta is a full-size automobile produced by Buick from 1959 to 1963.
The Buick LaCrosse is a large/mid-size (full-size / executive since 2010) manufactured and marketed by Buick since 2004.
The Buick LeSabre was a full-size car made by General Motors from 1959 to 2005.
The Buick Lucerne is a full-size car that was made by General Motors.
The Buick Master Six was an automobile built by Buick from 1925 to 1928.
The Buick Model B was Buick's first model.
The Buick Park Avenue is a full-size car built by Buick.
The Buick Rainier is a midsize luxury SUV that was produced by General Motors from 2003 to 2007.
The Buick Reatta is a low-volume transverse front-engine, front-wheel drive, two-door, two-seater grand tourer/sports car manufactured and marketed by Buick as a coupe (1988–1991) and convertible (1990-1991) — both featuring a 3.8 liter V6 engine and shortened version of the GM E platform, the same one that underpinned the Buick Riviera.
The Buick Regal is an upscale mid-sized automobile that was first introduced by Buick for the 1973 model year.
The Buick Rendezvous, introduced in the spring of 2001 as a 2002 model year vehicle, is a mid-size crossover SUV that was sold by Buick for the 2002–2007 model years.
The Buick Riviera is a personal luxury car produced by Buick from 1963 to 1999.
The Roadmaster is an automobile that was built by Buick from 1936 to 1958, and again from 1991 to 1996.
The Buick Skyhawk is an automobile produced by Buick in two generations for the 1975 through 1989 model years.
The Buick Skylark is a passenger car produced by Buick.
The Buick Somerset was a compact coupé produced by Buick between 1985 and 1987.
The Buick Special was an automobile produced by Buick.
The Buick Straight 6 was an engine manufactured by Buick from 1914-1930.
The Buick Straight-8 engine (Fireball 8) was produced from 1931 to 1953 and sold in Buick automobiles, replacing the Buick Straight-6 engine across the board in all models in 1931.
The Buick Super is a full-sized automobile produced from the 1940 through the 1958 model years (excluding WW II).
The Buick Terraza is a luxury minivan that was marketed by Buick from 2005 through 2007 model years.
The Buick V6, popularly referred to as the 3800 and initially marketed as Fireball at its introduction in 1962, was a large V6 engine used by General Motors.
The Buick V8 is a family of V8 engines produced by the Buick division of General Motors between 1953 and 1981.
The Buick Velite is a roadster concept car designed by Buick and built by Bertone.
The Buick Verano is a front engine, front-wheel drive layout, four-door, five passenger, entry-level luxury compact car manufactured by General Motors for its Buick brand at the Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Michigan and in China by GM's Joint Venture with SAIC Motor, SAIC-GM (also called Shanghai GM).
The Buick Wildcat was a full-sized automobile that was produced by Buick from 1962 to 1970.
The Buick Y-Job was the auto industry's first concept car, produced by Buick in 1938.
A bumper is a structure attached to or integrated with the front and rear ends of a motor vehicle, to absorb impact in a minor collision, ideally minimizing repair costs.
Cadillac, formally the Cadillac Motor Car Division, is a division of the U.S.-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
The tailfin era of automobile styling encompassed the 1950s and 1960s, peaking between 1955 and 1961.
Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
The Chevrolet Cruze is a compact car that has been made by the Chevrolet division of General Motors since 2008.
The Chevrolet Equinox is a series of compact crossover SUV from Chevrolet based on General Motors's Theta unibody platform, and introduced in 2004 for the 2005 model year.
The Chevrolet Sail is a supermini car produced by the Chinese manufacturer Shanghai General Motors.
The Chevrolet Volt is a plug-in hybrid car manufactured by General Motors, also marketed in rebadged variants as the Buick Velite 5 in China, Holden Volt in Australia and New Zealand, and with a different fascia as the Vauxhall Ampera in the United Kingdom and as the Opel Ampera in the remainder of Europe.
The second generation Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid debuted at the 2015 North American International Auto Show to replace the original Volt, on sale since 2010.
Chrome plating (less commonly chromium plating), often referred to simply as chrome, is a technique of electroplating a thin layer of chromium onto a metal object.
Coahuila, formally Coahuila de Zaragoza, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Coahuila de Zaragoza (Estado Libre y Soberano de Coahuila de Zaragoza), is one of the 31 states which, along with Mexico City, compose the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
A concept car (also known for as concept vehicle, show vehicle or prototype) is a car made to showcase new styling and/or new technology.
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator is an American heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft of San Diego, California.
Consumer Reports is an American magazine published since 1930 by Consumers Union, a nonprofit organization dedicated to unbiased product testing, consumer-oriented research, public education, and advocacy.
The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk is an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground-attack aircraft that first flew in 1938.
A custom car is a passenger vehicle that has been substantially altered to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission; made into a personal "styling" statement, using paintjobs and aftermarket accessories to make the car look unlike any car as delivered from the factory; or some combination of performance modifying and appearance changes.
Daewoo (literally "Great Woo", after the first name of founder and chairman Kim Woo-jung) or the Daewoo Group was a major South Korean conglomerate and car manufacturer.
The Daewoo Lacetti is a compact car produced by the South Korean manufacturer Daewoo since 2002.
The Daewoo Nubira is a compact car which was produced by South Korean automaker Daewoo from 1997 to 2002 as a sedan, hatchback and station wagon.
David Dunbar Buick (September 17, 1854 – March 5, 1929) was a Scottish-born American Detroit-based inventor, best known for founding the Buick Motor Company.
The Daytona 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series motor race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
A division of a business, sometimes called a business sector or business unit (segment), is one of the parts into which a business, organization or company is divided.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.
The Douglas C-54 Skymaster is a four-engined transport aircraft used by the United States Army Air Forces in World War II and the Korean War.
Durant-Dort Carriage Company was a manufacturer of horse-drawn vehicles in Flint, Michigan.
Dynaflow was the trademarked name for a type of automatic transmission developed and built by General Motors Buick Motor Division from late 1947 to mid-1963.
Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year, after which he became the Duke of Windsor.
A flat engine is an internal combustion engine with horizontally-opposed cylinders.
A flat-twin is a two-cylinder internal combustion engine with the cylinders on opposite sides of the crankshaft.
Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County, Michigan, United States.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
The 2009 General Motors Chapter 11 sale of the assets of automobile manufacturer General Motors and some of its subsidiaries was implemented through Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code in the United States bankruptcy court for the Southern District of New York.
General Motors pioneered the idea that consumers would aspire to buy up an automotive product ladder if a company met certain price points.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.
The General Motors A platform (commonly called A-body) was an automobile platform, and was GM's original, and oldest, platform used by all early GM products, beginning with the Chevrolet Superior.
The GM B platform (also known as GM B body), was General Motors' full-size rear-wheel drive automobile platform from 1926-1996.
The H Platform, or H-body, name has been used twice by General Motors.
GMC (General Motors Truck Company), formally the GMC Division of General Motors LLC, is a division of the American automobile manufacturer General Motors (GM) that primarily focuses on trucks and utility vehicles.
GMC Truck produced a unique 60 degree V6 engine family from 1959 through 1974, in gasoline and Diesel versions.
A grille or grill (French word from Latin craticula, small grill) is an opening of several slits side by side in a wall or metal sheet or other barrier, usually to let air or water enter and/or leave but keep larger objects including animals in or out.
A hardtop is a rigid form of automobile roof, which for modern cars is typically constructed from metal.
A hatchback is a car with a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards and often a shared volume for the passenger and cargo areas.
Hemmings Motor News is a monthly magazine catering to traders and collectors of antique, classic, and exotic sports cars.
The Holden Caprice is a full-sized car which was produced by Holden in Australia from 1990 to October 2017.
Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed.
IMSA GT was a sports car racing series organized by International Motor Sports Association.
The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing circuit located in Speedway, Indiana (an enclave suburb of Indianapolis) in the United States.
The IndyCar Series, currently known as the Verizon IndyCar Series for title sponsorship reasons, is the premier level of open-wheel racing in North America.
is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Nissan.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
The Jaguar XK120 is a sports car manufactured by Jaguar between 1948 and 1954.
Josiah Dallas Dort (February 27, 1861 – May 17, 1925) was a pioneer of the United States automobile industry.
is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese car maker Toyota.
The Lexus ES (Japanese: レクサス・ES, Rekusasu ES) is a series of compact, then mid-size car sold by Lexus since 1989.
This is a list of current automobile manufacturers of the United States.
The Lockheed P-38 Lightning is a World War II-era American piston-engined fighter aircraft.
Luxury vehicle is a marketing term for a vehicle that provides luxury—pleasant or desirable features beyond strict necessity—at increased expense.
The M18 Hellcat (officially designated the 76 mm Gun Motor Carriage M18 or M18 GMC) was an American tank destroyer of World War II, used in the Italian, European, and Pacific theatres, and in the Korean War.
A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.
Marquette was a brand used on several different automobiles, most recently on Buick's companion make.
The Marr Auto Car was an automobile built in Elgin, Illinois by the Marr Auto Car Company from 1903-1904.
The Maxwell was a brand of automobiles manufactured in the United States of America from about 1904 to 1925.
Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile marque and a division of the German company Daimler AG.
A mid-engine layout describes the placement of an automobile engine between the rear and front axles.
The model year (MY) of a product is a number used worldwide, but with a high level of prominence in North America, to describe approximately when a product was produced, and it usually indicates the coinciding base specification (design revision number) of that product.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (often shortened to the Cup Series) is the top racing series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).
The Motor Trend Car of the Year (COTY) is an annual award given by Motor Trend magazine to recognize the best new or significantly refreshed car in a given model year.
North American Aviation (NAA) was a major American aerospace manufacturer, responsible for a number of historic aircraft, including the T-6 Texan trainer, the P-51 Mustang fighter, the B-25 Mitchell bomber, the F-86 Sabre jet fighter, the X-15 rocket plane, and the XB-70, as well as Apollo Command and Service Module, the second stage of the Saturn V rocket, the Space Shuttle orbiter and the B-1 Lancer.
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts.
The Oakland Motor Car Company of Pontiac, Michigan, was an American automobile manufacturer and division of General Motors.
Oldsmobile was a brand of American automobiles produced for most of its existence by General Motors.
The gasoline-powered Curved Dash Oldsmobile is credited as being the first mass-produced automobile, meaning that it was built on an assembly line using interchangeable parts.
The Oldsmobile Cutlass was a marque of automobiles produced by General Motors' Oldsmobile division between 1961 and 1999.
Oldsmobile produced three versions of a diesel engine between 1978 to 1985: a 350 CID (5.7 litre) V8 in 1978-85, a 263 CID (4.3 litre) V8 in 1979, and a 261 CID (4.3 litre) V6 1982-1985.
Opel (Opel) is a German automobile manufacturer, subsidiary of French automaker Groupe PSA since August 2017.
The Opel Cascada (Spanish for "waterfall") is a Compact convertible engineered and manufactured by the German automaker Opel since April 2013.
The Opel Corsa is a supermini car engineered and produced by the German automobile manufacturer Opel since 1982.
The Opel Insignia is an mid size/large family car engineered and produced by the German car manufacturer Opel.
The Opel Mokka is a Crossover SUV engineered and built by Opel since 2012.
An overhead valve engine (OHV engine), or "pushrod engine", is a reciprocating piston engine whose poppet valves are sited in the cylinder head.
Petone (Māori: Pito-one) is a large suburb of Lower Hutt, in the Wellington Region of New Zealand's North Island.
Pontiac is a now-defunct car brand that was owned, made, and sold by General Motors.
The Pontiac Montana is a minivan that was sold by Pontiac.
The Pontiac Torrent was a midsize crossover produced by General Motors for the 2006 to 2009 model years.
Pratt & Whitney is an American aerospace manufacturer with global service operations.
Protectionism is the economic policy of restricting imports from other countries through methods such as tariffs on imported goods, import quotas, and a variety of other government regulations.
Puyi or Pu Yi (7 February 190617 October 1967), of the Manchu Aisin Gioro clan, was the last Emperor of China and the twelfth and final ruler of the Qing dynasty.
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.
The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders "radiate" outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel.
A radial tire (more properly, a radial-ply tire) is a particular design of vehicular tire.
Ramos Arizpe is a city and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name in the Mexican state of Coahuila.
Rocker covers are covers that are bolted on over rocker arms in an internal combustion engine.
Colonel Robert Samuel McLaughlin, CC, ED, CD (September 8, 1871 – January 6, 1972) was a Canadian businessman and philanthropist.
The Saturn Aura is a midsize family sedan that was produced by Saturn.
The Saturn Corporation, also known as Saturn LLC, was an American automobile manufacturer, a registered trademark established on January 7, 1985, as a subsidiary of General Motors.
The Space Age is a time period encompassing the activities related to the Space Race, space exploration, space technology, and the cultural developments influenced by these events.
A space vehicle or spaceship is a rocket-powered vehicle used to transport unmanned satellites or humans between the Earth's surface and outer space.
Sputnik 1 (or; "Satellite-1", or "PS-1", Простейший Спутник-1 or Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1, "Elementary Satellite 1") was the first artificial Earth satellite.
The straight-eight engine or inline-eight engine is an eight-cylinder internal combustion engine with all eight cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase.
Studebaker was an American wagon and automobile manufacturer based in South Bend, Indiana.
Sun Yat-sen (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925)Singtao daily.
The T-Type is a series of Buick automobiles that were popular during the 1980s.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
A tiller or till is a lever used to steer a vehicle.
Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.
The 'Trans-Am Series' is an automobile racing series held in North America.
The United States of America has sent athletes to every celebration of the modern Olympic Games except the 1980 Summer Olympics, during which it led a boycott.
A V6 engine is a V engine with six cylinders mounted on the crankshaft in two banks of three cylinders, usually set at either a 60 or 90 degree angle to each other.
A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.
Viking was an automobile manufactured by General Motors' Oldsmobile division, in Lansing, Michigan, for model years 1929 to 1931 and used the GM B platform.
The Volvo Group (Volvokoncernen; legally Aktiebolaget Volvo, shortened to AB Volvo) (stylized as VOLVO) is a Swedish multinational manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg.
Walter Lorenzo Marr was an Automotive pioneer and talented engineer who worked with David Dunbar Buick perfecting the first Buick production automobiles.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of Earth which lies west of the prime meridian (which crosses Greenwich, London, United Kingdom) and east of the antimeridian.
William Crapo "Billy" Durant (December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947) was a leading pioneer of the United States automobile industry, who created the system of multi-brand holding companies with different lines of cars; and the co-founder of General Motors with Frederic L. Smith, and of Chevrolet with Louis Chevrolet.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yulon Motor is a Taiwanese automaker and importer.
Zhou Enlai (5 March 1898 – 8 January 1976) was the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, serving from October 1949 until his death in January 1976.
The 1939 royal tour of Canada by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth was undertaken in the build-up to World War II as a way to emphasise the independence of the Dominion from Britain.
The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984, in Los Angeles (LA), California, United States.