Here is an article in today’s News Journal that chronicles the history of the automobile beginning over 100 years ago, as paralleling the growth and progress of Delaware’s economy, including  the location in the state of two major auto plants. Of course, there are many more factors in recent history that have contributed to the state’s economy and with one of the auto plants expected to close soon, additional "legs of the stool" of Delaware’s economy need to be nurtured.