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Vin Car Pic: The future of GPS circa 1964

Ford took a first stab at navigation systems in 1964, revealing the Aurora concept car with a map that automatically adjusted to the vehicle’s location. Ford’s introduction of this technology came nearly 30 years before the first navigation system for automobiles was produced. (Ford archives)

Vin Car Pic of the day: 1941 Chrysler

1941 Chrysler Town and Country barrelback woodie wagon with a Douglas DC-3 airplane.

Toyo Tires introduces all-new Open Country A/T III

Toyo Tires designed and formulated its popular Open Country AT II for tough yet compliant grip whether off road or on for drivers of pickup trucks, Jeeps, crossovers and SUVs. And now the third-generation A/T III tire builds on its reputation with aggressive styling and confident performance in dry, wet and wintry conditions, Toyo says. The tire continues its ranking with the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association’s three-peak mountain snowflake symbol, for use in severe winter...