History of the Bus – Video

The wheels on the bus go round and round…. Most children know this rhythm. But how did buses evolve? Check out this video history of the bus. The first bus was designed in 1830 in Great Britain. It was driven by a steam engine. In 1895 an eight-passenger bus with an engine was built in […]

History of the Taxi

history of the taxi

In one form or another, taxis have been around for maybe millennia, or at least since the invention of chariots and wagons. Even before the wheel, royalty and people of merit were borne on litters, usually carried by the strongest and best-looking slaves. In modern times, we typically think of a taxi as a car […]

Classic Checker Taxi – Video

taxi cab

Check out a classic 1981 checker taxi cab in this video. They were once the most famous taxis in the USA. The model featured in the video is the A 11 which was in production from 1963 to 1982. Made famous in numerous movies and TV shows the yellow color and checkered pattern are familiar […]

How Do They Test Cars?

There are a lot of ways to measure cars. How fast do they accelerate? How fast do they brake? How fast can it take a corner? How will it help you survive a car crash? How much fuel does it use? How “cool” is it? While some of these are subjective, most are objective, and […]

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