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SoCal shop class shows there is plenty of hope for old car hobby

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Thanks to Robert Roach’s hard work and networking, students in his Los Angeles Unified School District auto shop classes are getting an early taste of the old car hobby. More »

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Turn the clock back: New launches for 1964

If you were looking for a new car at holiday time 50 years ago, you had a lot to choose from… More »

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With an artist’s eye, Lincoln museum takes shape

Jack Juratovic is spearheading the design of the interior themes of the Lincoln Motor Car Foundation Heritage Museum, the newest addition to the Gilmore Car Museum campus.

Jack Juratovic is spearheading the design of the interior themes of the Lincoln Motor Car Foundation Heritage Museum, the newest addition to the Gilmore Car Museum campus. More »

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Branson Auction is a buyer’s market

The top-selling car at the fall Branson Auction was this 1936 Auburn 852 Phaeton Sedan, called sold at $97,000.

Jim Cox and his wife, Kathy, hosted another enjoyable fall edition of the 35th annual Branson auction over the weekend of Oct. 18-19. The top sale of the weekend almost didn’t happen. See what happened with the 1936 Auburn 852 convertible sedan. More »

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Want to drive a Model T? Sign up now to learn how

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Join the Gilmore Car Museum’s Model T Driving School in 2014. Learn the skills required to drive any of the 15 million “Tin Lizzies” built between 1908 and 1927. More »

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‘Art of the Auto’ auction brings huge numbers in Big Apple

1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Carrozzeria Scaglietti, sold for $14,300,000.

RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Art of the Automobile auction generated $62,797,500 of sales in two hours of furious bidding. More »

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Old Cars Weekly editor warns of subscription scam

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Some of you have recently reported suspicious offers in the mail to renew your subscription to Old Cars Weekly magazine. Your uneasiness may be justified. More »

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Crusher is the big winner at Lende Collection sale

One of four 1959 Plymouths offered at the Lende Collection Auction in Walum, N.D., this Fury sedan received no offers, nor did its three counterparts, and all were relegated to the crusher.

Not that anyone was keeping score, but the crusher contracted to provide cleanup after the sale defeated the preservationists at the Lende Collection Auction held Nov. 2 in Walum, N.D. More »

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Mecum takes financial, marketing stake in MidAmerica Auctions

George Pardos Collection, 1911 Harley-Davidson 7D. (Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions)

Mecum will present MidAmerica’s 23rd annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Jan. 9-11 More »

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Cruise into Christmas with The Henry Ford

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The holidays are right around the corner and The Henry Ford is offering some great gift ideas for any auto lover. This year, they are featuring Driving America: The Henry Ford Automotive Collection, which showcases the world’s premier automotive collection … More »

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