Author Archives: Angelo Van Bogart

Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s

My computer is just warming up upon return from my trip to Michigan where I covered the RM Auction at the Inn at St. John’s and Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, as well as judge the Color and … More »

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See-through Pontiac sells for $280,000

See-through Pontiac sells for $280,000!

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Heading to Michigan

As I type this, I have one foot out the door and on the gas pedal as I head to the Detroit area for the second weekend in a row. This weekend, my destination is the Concours d’Elegance of America … More »

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A look back at Iola 2011

We just published the 2011 “Iola in Review” issue of Old Cars Weekly and I had plenty of photos left over. Rather than let them acquire cyber dust on my hard drive, I thought I’d post a few of them … More »

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101-year-old changes her Packard’s oil and spark plugs

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Grab a ‘wedge’ of Dodge history this weekend

Wanna see a ‘wedge’ of Dodge history? Join me this weekend at the Iola Old Car Show where I just photographed this 1963 Dodge built by the factory with a 426 Max Wedge and a lightweight aluminum front end. And … More »

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New York one-time historic vehicle fee is closer to law

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE New York Bill to Provide for One-Time Historic Vehicle Registration Fee Approved by Senate; Moves Now to Assembly Transportation Committee Legislation (S.B. 3213) to provide that historical vehicle owners only pay a one-time registration fee of … More »

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A Back to the 50′s blast

As someone who spent tens of thousands of dollars and several years of his life getting a journalism degree, I hate the MSRA’s Back to the 50′s event. As a car enthusiast, the event is like Christmas in June. I’ve … More »

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Unique Cadillac to cross block across the pond

When I was writing “Cadillac: 100 Years of Innovation” in conjunction with General Motors, I was contacted by Robert Maidment, a fellow Cadillac & LaSalle Club member in England with an unusual example of the wreath and crest. Desiring a … More »

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Texas Street Rod and Custom Vehicle Bill Signed Into Law

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE After an effort that stretched into two legislative sessions, SEMA model legislation (H.B. 890) to create a vehicle registration classification for street rods and custom vehicles (including kit cars and replicas) and provide for special license … More »

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