Charles Highland, an unsung Australian innovator and inventor

Long before the Holden vs. Ford rivalry, before Custance broke inter-city motoring records, and even before carriages gave way to cars, an unsung inventor tinkering away in his Sydney workshop quietly made Australian motoring history. Charles John Hoglund – who would later anglicise his surname to ‘Highland’ – was born in Stockholm in 1849. By … Read on

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