Author Archives: Angelo Van Bogart

New Jersey bill would expand use of historic vehicles

New Jersey Reintroduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles SEMA Action Network legislative update: Legislation (A.B. 2199) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their use for pleasure driving one day per week has been reintroduced in the New Jersey State Assembly.  Under current New Jersey law,...

CSX 2287, one of six Shelby Cobra Daytona coupes, will be the first automobile to be documented by the HVA.

Shelby Cobra Daytona coupe first automobile to be recorded for Library of Congress

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (CSX2287) Makes History Again CSX2287 Becomes First Automobile Recorded Under U.S. Heritage Documentation Standards Historic Vehicle Association and U.S. Department of the Interior to Document America’s Automotive Treasures WASHINGTON — The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today that the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (serial number CSX2287) will become...

If the bill passes, cars such as this Cadillac would be considered a 'nuisance' and could be removed from the owner's property by  government agents.

Kansas considers anti-hobbyist ‘nuisance car’ bill

Kansas considers anti-hobbyist ‘nuisance car’ bill SEMA Action Network Alert Anti-Hobbyist Inoperable Vehicle Bill to be Considered by Committee on Jan. 21, 2014 Legislation (H.B. 2247) to provide counties with the authority to remove from private property motor vehicles deemed to be a “nuisance” has been introduced in the Kansas House of Representatives. Only...

Bob Stevens (left) and his sister Carol (right) had a good time talking to Ford historian David Lewis at the St. Ignace car show in June 2002.

Beloved Cars & Parts editor Bob Stevens dies

By John Gunnell Former Cars & Parts magazine editor Robert J. Stevens, 68, passed away Jan. 1, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Ohio. Best known as Bob Stevens to thousands of old car hobbyists, he was a resident of Sidney. He was born on July 25, 1945, in Detroit, Mich., and burial...