3. The Moxie Horse Mobiles were big in the 1920s. Not a real horse.
10. Via Italy. Don’t know what business it was for, but it was a sharp vehicle.
11. The very slick Butagaz-mobile, another French butane/propane company.
12. This rocket-like vehicle promoted the futuristic TELEAVIA French TV. These French promo vehicles used to line up along the Tour de France route.
20. The “Tonymobile” which also features other Kellogg’s icons Toucan Sam and Snap, Crackle, and Pop.
21. The Boston Lobster Feast Bug of Orlando is pretty damn scary.
22. Who wouldn’t want to drive an orange? The Outspan Orangemobile is via Fyffes, an Irish fruit and produce company.
24. Unknown farm or produce truck. Damn nice.
26. Tina’s Italian Ices
28. The turtle Beetle of Turtle Transit, a business that makes custom promo vehicles.
30. This burgermobile is via the Westport Flea Market Bar & Grillin of Kansas City.
31. The “Avacardo” is appearing in a current Subway commercial.
38. A shoe car (made of leather) for Kang shoes, via China.
39. A HippoMobile, via Kabaya, a Japanese confectionery company.
40. Yes, it’s Lincoln’s Toe Truck of Seattle. A Beautiful thing.
43. The “Sperm” bike of the European Sperm Bank, via Copnehagen. That’s CEO Peter Bower delivering frozen samples to fertility clinics. Really.
About half these great photos are via the Product Mobiles blog, which updates regularly. Check it out.
- The U.S. government is investigating possible unlawful coordination by some airlines to keep prices high ✈️
- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Cuba later this summer for the opening of a U.S. embassy there.
- Mozambique implemented a new criminal code that removes a colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality.