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Forgotten Dreams: Lesser-known 1950s concept cars

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The 1950s cars of tomorrow featured ideas with the promise of progress during the jet age. Check out these lesser-known concept cars. More »

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Time capsule of Chevys to cross the auction block

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A former Nebraska Chevy dealer’s collection of 500+ true survivor vehicles will by sold this fall by VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC. Our own Ron Kowalke has been chasing this story for years. Read on to see Jeannie Lambrecht Stillwell’s answers to his questions about her father’s lifelong collection. More »

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New coin commemorates Henry Ford’s 150th

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The Early Ford V-8 Foundation has been licensed by the Ford Motor Company to offer a Commemorative Coin that celebrates the 150th birth date of Henry Ford (1863-1947). More »

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Amelia Island hosts world’s largest gathering of Cadillac Dream Cars

Production 1959 Cadillacs are already wild, but the 1959 Cadillac Cyclone show car outdid them all.

Bill Warner and the team at the Amelia Island Concours took a page from Cadillac history at this year’s event by featuring a class of Cadillac concept cars never before assembled. More »

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Happy 110th: Ford enjoys many highwater marks since humble beginnings

Henry Ford stands with a Model T, the car that made him famous and for which he is still best-known.

Henry Ford introduced us to the Model T, the car that made him famous and for which he is still best-known 110 years after his company began. More »

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Legendary Hollywood car customizer Dean Jeffries dies

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Dean Jeffries, the man who created the “Monkeemobile,” the Green Hornet’s “Black Beauty” and James Bond’s “Moonbuggy” from Diamonds Are Forever, has passed away. More »

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Auburn presents a complete collector car weekend

1938 Cadillac V-16 Convertible Coupe. Photo Credit: Teddy Pieper (c) 2013 Courtesy of Auctions America.

As its highly anticipated annual Auburn Spring sale draws closer, Auctions America has announced additional car-related attractions for the multi-day event. More »

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Historic Detroit Model T Plant Museum re-opens

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Birthplace to the legendary Model T, the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant museum and education center in Detroit have re-opened. More »

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The Winning Field: 2012 Golden Quill Awards

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The Golden Quill Award is issued by the staff of Old Cars Weekly to provide special recognition of literary achievement that boosts the hobby. And the 2012 winners are… More »

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Salvage yard adds Chrysler 300s, Eldorados, other ’50s treasures

This gold-and-white De Soto Adventurer two-door hardtop was one of many desirable 1950s cars in the 250-car stash acquired by French Lake Auto Parts (FLAP) in Annandale, Minn. This example is not the only Adventurer that was purchased by FLAP.

A 250-vehicle collection has landed in a Minnesota salvage yard, featuring everything from a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham to a 1956 De Soto Adventurer. More »

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