Automotive Trivia

Weekly Trivia at Wayne's Garage.

Wayne's Garage is an Auto Repair shop in Eugene and Springfield Oregon

1949 Hudson Commodore

1949 Hudson Commodore - Recent Trivia Question

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Question for this week:

Q: In 1989 Global Motors filed for bankruptcy; what car were they associated with in the 1980’s?

A: The Yugo.

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Maxwell Runabout

1912 Maxwell Runabout - Beginnings of Chrysler - Recent Trivia Question

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Recent Questions:

Q: American Motors Corporation was created from two car companies that were merged. What were the two car companies?

A: Hudson Motor Car Company and Nash-Kelvinator.

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Q: In 1925 a car company was renamed the Chrysler Corporation. What was the name of that company that we now know as Chrysler?

A: Maxwell Motor Company

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Q: The clean air act of 1963 gave us the first and very important emission device that is still with us today. What is it?

A: PCV valve (Positive Crankcase Ventilation Valve).

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Q: What year were new cars required to use unleaded fuel only in the US?

A: 1975, the same year catalytic converters were required in most cars. Not only was lead a huge health hazard but it also would ruin the converters.

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Q: What car manufacture was the first to offer the record player as a factory installed option?

A: Chrysler in 1956.

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Q: Who was the last vehicle manufacturer to offer a car with wooden wheels as factory equipment?

A: Mercedes (The 1939 Nurburg).



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Cars we Repair and Service:
Acura, Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GEO, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infinity, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.

We do not work on cars older than 1985.


A little history of car makes we service.