Take a Drive Down Memory Lane and See If You Remember These Old Auto Brands!
by Craig
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Remember long-gone auto brands like Maybach or Mercury, or more recently retired ones like Hummer or Pontiac? Do you have fond memories of signs from Sinclair Dino or Flying A while on family road trips as a child? Take this quiz to see if you can identify these old auto brands from a single image!

With so many cars on the road, it can be easy to forget that the automotive industry isn't even 150 years old. Back in 1900, there were fewer than 1,000 gas-powered cars produced in America. Just a few years later, the company had more than 45 automakers -- most selling only a few units a few, and many failing, often taking customers' money with them.

GM was founded in 1908 in Detroit with the goal of uniting many of these small auto companies. By 1911, 30 different makers had joined GM, including such brands as Oldsmobile, Buick, and Cadillac. 

A century later, a handful of mega-sized automakers dominate global car sales, but do you remember those that failed along the way? Take our quiz to see if you can identify these nostalgic auto brands from just one picture!


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