THG Podcast: 1970s Car Disasters: The Dale and the Vega

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On today’s episode the History guy takes a drive through some automotive history from the 1970s. First, he’ll tell the story of the Dale, the first “space age car” with a laundry list of amazing features that turned out too good to be true. Then he’ll talk about the Chevy Vega, launched in 1971 to rave reviews that rather suddenly went sour.

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