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sabotage

Citroën and tampering

This year, 75 years after the German surrender, much attention is paid to WWII. And in that time many stories and anecdotes come into the picture. The cunning sabotage of Citroën is a good example of this. Sabotage: the…

The American Way

In January 1937, Margareth Bourke – White, commissioned by Life Magazine, reported on the disastrous flood by the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Without immediately realizing it, she took a picture…

Rudolph Diesel

The disappearance of Rudolph Diesel

At those moments when you are zooming along the streets in your diesel and the traffic does not require too much attention from you, you can think about it. About the phenomenon of diesel, for example. You may feel that the…

Inventor Trabant

Who can remember November 9, 1989, the day the Berlin Wall was torn down and thousands of GDR residents were introduced to the Free (...) West? Many in their bubbling and smoking Trabant. Just like in 1945…

Lola Cars

In the past decades, Lola Cars has been very successful as a manufacturer in almost every branch of motorsport. From Formula Ford to Formula 1. Some remarkable facts in a nutshell. The first Lola monoposto, the Formula Junior Mk2…

Matra Vignale to Matra museum

www.museematra.com. The museum

We wouldn't have come up with the idea if Andre Kout from Kout Automobiles hadn't told us that he had sold a car to the Matra Museum. The Matra Vignale that travels from Wieringerwaard to the Musée Matra…