America’s love of the automobile has been equal opportunity for both sexes since the dawn of the industry. This was in spite of sexist Victorian ideas that prevailed in the U.S. during the early 20th century, when the automobile got its start. Here are some highlights of women in U.S. automotive history (with a few Read on! →


Let’s continue our look at female innovators, inventors and activists. This concludes a three-part article on important women in automotive history. Here’s PART 1 and PART 2. Other random historical bits from women’s automotive history In 1910, 5 percent all licensed drivers in the U.S. were women In 1916, the Girl Scouts began to offer Read on! →


Welcome back to this selected glance at important women in automotive history. Let’s continue our look at female innovators, inventors and activists. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Florence Lawrence: Silent film star, auto innovator Silent film actress Florence Lawrence came up with the idea for two of the most indispensable Read on! →