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Tesla Motors

There's no denying it - Tesla Motors is an auto industry success story. But how did they get their start? Why did they choose electric vehicles, and where is the company headed in the future? Listen in to learn more.

Woodie Station Wagons

We've all seen wood-paneled station wagons - but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the story behind the iconic woodie station wagons.

Group B Rally Cars

They're the stuff of racing legend - speed and performance that pushed the limits of a driver's endurance as never before. But what happened to the Group B rally cars? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the rise and fall of Group B.

Lincoln Motor Company, Part 2

Sure, Lincoln cars are luxury American automobiles, but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they dive into the history - and future - of the Lincoln Motor Company in the second part of this series.

Lincoln Motor Company, Part 1

Sure, Lincoln cars are luxury American automobiles, but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they dive into the history of the Lincoln Motor Company in the first part of this series.

Ryno Motors

Would you ride a self-balancing, single-wheeled scooter? Ryno Motors hopes so. Join Scott and Ben as they roll through the history of Ryno Motors, the science behind the Ryno and more.

The Karmann Ghia

If you're a fan of cars, then odds are you can recognize a Karmann Ghia from a block away. But where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the curious story of the Karmann Ghia.

Coal-powered Cars

When most drivers hear the term 'alternative fuel', we don't think of coal. However, coal-powered cars enjoyed a long stint of popularity, and were used from Europe to China. So how did they work? Why were they popular, and what happened to them?

Should you fill your tires with nitrogen?

Many race car teams fill their tires with nitrogen, but is it right for your daily driver? Join Scott and Ben as they break down the facts - and fiction - surrounding nitrogen vs. 'regular air' in your car's tires.

Cars of the Iron Curtain

While the era of the Cold War may have divided the world ideologically, the march of industry continued, and the car business was no exception. But what sort of cars were made? Why do so many have a bad reputation today? Tune in to learn more with Scott and Ben.