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In these troubled times, it’s important to focus on things that are positive. So do you want to hear something cool, dear readers? Yesterday was the anniversary of the birth of the HUMVEE!Perhaps one of the most awesome vehicles of all time, the AM General HUMVEE was commissioned by the US Army on March 22, [...]

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Janet Guthrie and the Ides of March

Julius Caesar’s soothsayer famously told the ill-fated Roman emperor to “beware the ides of March.” The ides, or March 15, passed yesterday in the middle of a global pandemic that is gripping much of the world in fear and forcing us to hunker down and stay distance. So now that we have that behind us, [...]

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A Ferrari for the Whole Family

Hello again dear readers!Do you ever have car dreams? I know I certainly do. For some reason, this past week was pretty heavy on motor fantasies. Last night, I dreamed that I was buying a Buick Roadmaster with a monster-truck lift. Why? Because that would be ridiculous and awesome. A few nights ago, my subconscious [...]

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The Majesty of Maybach

Hello again dear readers! Today we are looking at one of European automotive history’s most important engineers and designers, Wilhelm Maybach. Though many of us today are familiar with the Maybach Mercedes series of elite sedans, fewer people know that they are named after one of the originators of the Mercedes brand.On February 9, 1846, [...]

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Volvo Part 2

Last week, we started discussing Volvo and their impact on the motor world. This week, we’re going a bit deeper and looking at some of the coolest Volvos to ever hit the streets.Most people associate the Volvo brand name with boxy station wagons, safety, and longevity. It’s true that Volvos are often the longest-running vehicles [...]

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Go, Go Little Volvo!

Hello again, dear readers! At Cocomats, we focus on a lot of different vehicle brands, but one that I don’t think really gets enough love is Volvo. Traditionally, Volvo is seen as the workhorse station wagon that is incredibly safe and will run forever, and this is mostly true, though modern iterations have veered into [...]

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Down and Out in Rust Valley

During the holiday break, I discovered a new binge-worthy show on Netflix. I’m always looking for new car shows, and I’m partial to restoration, muscle cars, and hot rods, so when I came acrossRust Valley Restorers, I was instantly hooked.Originally airing on Canada’s History Channel,Rust Valley Restorersfollows owner Mike Hall and his son Connor, along [...]

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Back to the Future

Hello again, dear readers! While I’ve been spending time with loved ones this holiday season and thinking of the perfect gifts for friends and family, a gift dropped itself into my lap when I was trying to come up with an idea for a blog leading up to Christmas. This past weekend, a student of [...]

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Thanksgiving blog

Hello, dear readers! I’m thinking about what I’m thankful for this year, and the older I get, the more freedom is to me. We honored those who served on Veteran’s Day when we looked at Patton’s Command Car, but I’ve still been thinking about all of the men and women who have worked and sacrificed [...]

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Ode to Opulence, with a side of Bimmer

We have possibly ventured into Christopher Nolan’s film Inception; over the weekend, car-Twitter lit up with photos of a BMW M4 towing a trailer in Taiwan. This wasn’t just any trailer, however, but the chopped rear-end of another M4, painted to match. People have been trying to find the owner to ask them how and why they chose to [...]

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