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Geotab Traces Federal Interstate Highway Development

Telematics provider Geotab has released an interactive map graphic that shows the development of the U.S. interstate highway system from the 1950s until the present day. The interactive timeline shows a detailed look at the development of the infrastructure that began in 1956 with the building of the I-70 between St. Louis and Kansas City.

Subaru Celebrates 50 Years in the U.S.

Subaru of America is celebrating 50 years of selling vehicles in the U.S. by producing anniversary editions of its vehicles that will be offered in limited numbers, the company announced.

Chevrolet's Heritage Truck Fleet

Chevrolet held its 100-year truck anniversary from Dec. 15 to 16 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Media and select consumers were able to view vehicles in Chevy's Heritage Fleet, and watch an airdrop of the 2019 Silverado. Photos by Michaela Kwoka-Coleman.

Toyota Celebrates 60 Years in the U.S.

Since its humble beginnings in a 3,000-square-foot, one-time Rambler dealership, Toyota has woven itself into the cultural fabric of America. Sixty years in, it encompasses a presence in every state, including 10 manufacturing facilities and nearly 1,500 Toyota and Lexus dealerships.

Chevrolet Trucks Through the Years

Chevrolet is celebrating 100 years of selling light-duty pickups in 1918, and introduced a pair of centennial trucks at the Texas Auto Show in late September. Here's a look at the evolution of Chevrolet pickups since 1918. Read more here. Photos courtesy of Chevrolet.

Ford Celebrates 100 Years of Work Trucks

Ford is celebrating the centennial of its first purpose-built truck, the 1917 Model TT, which eventually led to the company producing many iconic work trucks, including the F-Series that has been the best-selling truck lineup for 35 years.

GM Restores Founder's Historic Factory

General Motors is wrapping up a restoration of Durant-Dort Factory One, the historic Flint, Mich., building that was used starting in 1886 by the early founders of what became General Motors.

Fuji Heavy Industries Changes Name to Subaru

Subaru's parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), is renaming itself to Subaru Corp. to enhance a rising Subaru brand that closed its fiscal year in March with sales of 1.05 million vehicles for the first time in its 58-year history.

Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles is reopening to the public on Dec. 7, following a $90-million renovation that significantly expands exhibit space and brings a bold new exterior design. The museum hosted a media event Dec. 3. Photos by Paul Clinton and courtesy of Petersen Automotive Museum.