Diesel History Retrospective: Autocar, An American Survivor

Dozens of manufacturers surrounded the booming steel town of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at beginning of the last century. The age of modern marvels had already lasted half a century by…

Diesel History Retrospective: REO, World’s Toughest Truck

At the beginning of America’s industrial age, one Ransom Eli Olds was born in the Midwestern farming community of Geneva, Ohio, on June 3, 1864. The Civil War was in its final stages…

Diesel History Retrospective: AM General and the Humvee

AM General is without qualification an American survivor. Its heritage has roots which run deep into the 1800s when Standard Wheel Company—located in…