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"" Friday, October 26, 2012

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July 2012

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May 2012

"" Monday, May 28, 2012

Happy Memorial Day!

"" Tuesday, May 15, 2012

We've been working behind the scenes updating pages in preparation for our upcoming site redesign. Additionally, we've provided new information on interior trim codes for the 1964 Lincoln Continental, including two special order interiors that we've documented. See the updated data

There's also expanded information on production codes, accessory group codes, and pricing reflecting early and late production for Cadillac options offered on some of the 1970s cars. Included are the standard models, as well as Eldorado and Seville, and there's more coming soon.

April 2012

"" Sunday, April 29, 2012

On this day in 2004, the last Oldsmobile rolled off the line at the Lansing Assembly Plant in Michigan. At the time, Oldsmobile was 106 years old, and America's oldest automotive brand. Read the MILEPOSTS Garage article from 2004

"" Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Image: 1965 Ford Mustang HardtopOn April 17, 1964, Ford debuted its new Mustang at the World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. A spectacular hit across the country, the new car created the "pony car" market overnight, and became one of the most celebrated nameplates in automotive history.

Read more on AM Blog—1965 Mustang

"" Sunday, April 1, 2012

Happy April Fools' Day!

March 2012

"" Tuesday, March 27, 2012

We'd like to announce two changes to this page. The Cool Car Tools feature at the bottom of this page has been removed. The HTML code that was used to create the IIFrame no longer validated to current standards, and we're looking at doing something different in the future.

We've added a QR Code to this page, as well as our Home and Recent Updates pages. This allows QR-enabled smartphones to bookmark the page by scanning the QR image. The link generated can also be sent to friends. This is new technology, and we're testing it on these pages for the time being, and might roll it out on all pages during our upcoming site redesign.

"" Thursday, March 22, 2012

Image: Chrysler's Turbine CarAutomotive Book of the Month
Chrysler's Turbine: The Rise and Fall of America's Coolest Car by Steve Lehto

We've revived our Automotive Book of the Month page, and our featured book this month chronicles the history of the Chrysler Turbine, from its development to the eventual destruction of most of the cars built, the majority of which were loaned to families to drive for a month. Included are interviews with many of the people who drove them. It's a fascinating look at an idea that if it had been allowed to develop further, may have changed the way America drives today.

"" Sunday, March 18, 2012

Our Road Map and Road Map - 2 pages have been rebuilt using a three column format. The Road Map page is our site map of major pages on the site and classic car links. This is the page to check if you're looking for data on a particular car, i.e., 1975 Imperial Exterior Paint Colors, or 1957 Ford Thunderbird Production Numbers and Specifications, or for major site pages such as the AM Blog, Recent Updates, or Main Contents.

Road Map - 2 is a listing of everything else on the site, such as articles, tech tips, classic car parts auctions, etc. We will reorganize them again down the road, and split them into several different pages, eventually listing all General Motors classics on one page, Ford cars on another, and articles on yet another, etc.

They are an improvement over what we had, but they still aren't where we want them to be. At any rate, we hope this update will make it easier for you to find what you're looking for on the site.

"" Saturday, March 17, 2012

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

"" Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Automotive Mileposts is on Google+!
Last year, we joined Twitter and Facebook, and now we're on Google+ as well. With a reported 100 million users and a growth rate of over 500,000 new users per month, it's another option in the world of social media. Add us to your circle for automotive news and classic car history and trivia updates.

"" Friday, March 9, 2012

New Navigation Menu
You may have noticed changes to our navigation menu that appears at the top of some of our pages. This is a new menu, and we hope it will prove to be more stable than the one it replaces. It has been tested in the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome, and appears to function as intended in those browsers.

You will likely see some shuffling around of links in this menu over the next few weeks as we organize it better. We hope you like the new menu.

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1968 Ford Thunderbird Television Commercial Rarely seen since it originally aired, this TV ad uses the Hot Bird/Cool Bird theme from some of the print ads, and simulates flight as did some of the older T-bird ads. Psychadelic!




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