Author Archives: Angelo Van Bogart

A Corvette summer

The Sept. 1 issue of OCW features Corvettes, so the staff has been talking ‘glass all week long. Here are couple sneak peeks at ‘Vettes featured in the Sept. 1 issue:   A 1963 Corvette roadster with nearly 500,000 miles. Larry Lang’s 1955 Corvette roadster, in his family since 1969. Assembling...

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 Chrome and Postwar American car classes. It was a busy weekend,...

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 here. Enjoy! P.S. Please see the note at the end of...

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 $100 upon initial registration was passed by the New York Senate. ...

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 been going to the show since ’84 or ’86, an age...

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 1930s-looking car with modern convenience, Maidment and members of his company...