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A DIFFERENT KIND OF TRANSPORTATION

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GAS RATHINING BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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On May 15, 1942, gasoline rationing began in 17 Eastern states
as an attempt to help the American war effort during
World War
II
. By the end of the year, President Franklin D. Roosevelt had ensured     
that mandatory gasoline rationing was in effect in all 48 states.      

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CELEBRATION OF 100 MILLION ON THIS DAY

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On April 21, 1967, General Motors (GM) celebrated the manufacture
of its 100 millionth American-made car. At the time, GM was the
world’s largest automaker.

General Motors was established in 1908 in Flint, Michigan, by
horse-drawn carriage mogul William Durant.

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THIS WAS DODGE FEVER TURNED UP IN 1969

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NEW ELECTRIC VAN WAS UNVEILED BY VW

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VW is resurrecting its iconic microbus — the quintessential van associated with hippie counterculture of the 1960s (below) as an
all-electric van called the ID. Buzz.
 

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