The Truth About Cars » checker motors http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » checker motors http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Save This 1969 Checker Aerobus From Getting Made Into Chinese Washing Machines http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/save-this-1969-checker-aerobus-from-getting-made-into-chinese-washing-machines/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/save-this-1969-checker-aerobus-from-getting-made-into-chinese-washing-machines/#comments Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477926 I like unusual cars. I’ll walk right past a half dozen ’57 Chevys and ’69 Camaros to see a single 1961 Rambler American. The Orphan Car Show in Ypsilanti is penciled in as an annual stop for me. From that info you can probably figure out that I dig Checker cars. If a Checker is […]

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I like unusual cars. I’ll walk right past a half dozen ’57 Chevys and ’69 Camaros to see a single 1961 Rambler American. The Orphan Car Show in Ypsilanti is penciled in as an annual stop for me. From that info you can probably figure out that I dig Checker cars. If a Checker is […]

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Checker Thursday Finale: Vintage Checker Ads http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/checker-thursday-finale-vintage-checker-ads/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/checker-thursday-finale-vintage-checker-ads/#comments Thu, 15 Apr 2010 18:21:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=352677 Someone has posted a treasure trove of Checker photos at Flickr, and I’ve pulled a few of the ads to share (thanks, whoever you are!) because they’re irresistible. Checker obviously couldn’t afford the big agencies and ad campaigns, but their quaint and home-baked ads are as compelling in telling the Checker story as the cars […]

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Someone has posted a treasure trove of Checker photos at Flickr, and I’ve pulled a few of the ads to share (thanks, whoever you are!) because they’re irresistible. Checker obviously couldn’t afford the big agencies and ad campaigns, but their quaint and home-baked ads are as compelling in telling the Checker story as the cars […]

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An Illustrated History Of Checker Motors http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/an-illustrated-history-of-checker-motors/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/an-illustrated-history-of-checker-motors/#comments Thu, 15 Apr 2010 17:33:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=352626 [Note: Three related Checker posts: 1967 Marathon Curbside Classic; Vintage Checker Ads; and Tomorrow’s Checker? Also note that these pictures were found at a variety of sites, but it appears that the original source for most of them were posted on this Flickr account by Drivermatic. Thanks for the superb photographic resource!] For sixty years, […]

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[Note: Three related Checker posts: 1967 Marathon Curbside Classic; Vintage Checker Ads; and Tomorrow’s Checker? Also note that these pictures were found at a variety of sites, but it appears that the original source for most of them were posted on this Flickr account by Drivermatic. Thanks for the superb photographic resource!] For sixty years, […]

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Curbside Classic: 1967 Checker Marathon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/curbside-classic-1967-checker-marathon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/curbside-classic-1967-checker-marathon/#comments Thu, 15 Apr 2010 14:29:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=352535 [Three related Checker posts: An Illustrated History of Checker Motors; Vintage Checker Ads; and Tomorrow’s Checker?] If you hadn’t seen the title, and I told you I had found a rare 1966 Beijing Sedan (aka: “The East Glows”) or a GAZ-13 “Chaika” would you believe me? Maybe, if you were under a certain age and […]

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[Three related Checker posts: An Illustrated History of Checker Motors; Vintage Checker Ads; and Tomorrow’s Checker?] If you hadn’t seen the title, and I told you I had found a rare 1966 Beijing Sedan (aka: “The East Glows”) or a GAZ-13 “Chaika” would you believe me? Maybe, if you were under a certain age and […]

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