Looking back at women who shaped the auto industry

Not all the inventors, designers and drivers that made car culture what it is today were men.

Suzanne Vanderbilt was one of the first woman designers hired by General Motors. She also worked in Chevrolet and Cadillac.

By Jil McIntosh

Most of those who shaped the automobile’s history were men, but they weren’t alone. It was a woman’s job, too, and while they seldom got the same recognition, they were just as essential.

We’ve rounded up some of the designers, engineers, inventors and adventurers who made a difference over the years… Read more