Nearly 40% of British drivers don’t know that their car's glove box was originally intended to store driving gloves, according to Ford Motor Company. … [Read more...] about Ford Changes ‘Glove Box’ to ‘Phone Box’
We take it for granted that vehicle cabins come equipped with large, lockable glove boxes. But, believe it or not, that wasn't always the case. In February of 1932, an article appeared in Popular Science magazine introducing the feature as if it was a big deal – which, to car buyers back then, it was. … [Read more...] about Flashback: First Modern Glove Box
I'm no etymologist, but I've always been intrigued by the origin of words – especially as it applies to cars. There are, after all, a number of terms that we use every day in our industry that make no sense at all. That is, of course, until you understand where they come from. To satisfy my own curiosity, as well as to give everyone some fun facts to share with … [Read more...] about Why Do We Call It a ‘Glove Box’?