Why 1973 Was The Worst Year for Cars

Why 1973 Was The Worst Year for Cars

By Studio71

Past Gas by Donut Media

Monday, 28 March

1973 was undeniably the worst year in nearly a century of American cars. Why were Americans so scared of running out of gas they were brawling at the pumps? How and why did American manufacturers make undeniably inferior cars for over a decade– and how did they dig themselves out of a mess that was largely of their own creation? Today on Past Gas we’re diving into the dark history of the Malaise Era … buckle up, or don’t, we won’t be going that fast. More about Show: Follow James on IG and Twitter @jamespumphrey.   Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/PastGas. If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/PastGas. Thanks to our sponsors: For a limited time, new users can get $10 in free Bitcoin when you sign up today at coinbase.com/donut. Visit onepeloton.com to learn more. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp and Past Gas by Donut Media listeners get 10% off their first month at betterhelp.com/pastgas. Check out Gran Turismo 7 on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5! Pick up your copy today: https://bit.ly/3uDq1JE  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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