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See ‘Sensuous Steel’ for an automotive Art Deco treat

1936 Delahaye 135M Figoni and Falaschi Competition Coupe. Jim Patterson/The Patterson Collection, Louisville, KY. Photograph © 2013 Peter Harholdt

The new “Sensuous Steel” exhibit features spectacular automobiles from the 1930s and 1940s that exemplify the classic elegance, luxurious materials, and iconography of motion that characterizes vehicles influenced by the Art Deco style. More »

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Florida Hot Spot: Dezer Collection Museum comes to North Miami

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The Dezer Collection Museum in North Miami, Fla., transports guests back to the inception of one of mankind’s greatest inventions — the automobile. Featuring cars spanning back to the turn of the 20th century, the museum’s American Classics exhibition highlights … 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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Wagons & Woodies head to Northeast Classic Car Museum

Production photo of Wagonmasters, a full-length documentary film, that offers glimpses into the lives of such wagon enthusiasts, and tells the story of the station wagon as it represents a changing America over the last one hundred years.

On May 18, the Northeast Classic Car Museum in Norwich, N.Y., will present its new exhibit, “Wagons & Woodies: From Depot Hack to Station Wagon.” More »

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New Model A Ford Museum to be world’s largest

The new Ford Model A Museum at campus of the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, Mich.

A new Model A Ford Museum — touted as the world’s largest public museum dedicated to the 1928 through 1931 Ford Model A — will have its grand opening ceremony on May 18 in Hickory Corners, Mich., from 9 a.m. … More »

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Rescuing the Avanti #1001

Avanti #1001 Rescue Project. Photo Credit: Renee Crist

LeMay-America’s Car Museum continues to make progress on the Avanti #1001 Rescue Project. 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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Bugatti Boost: Mullin museum to expand Art Deco auto collection

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Mullin Automotive Museum celebrates three-year anniversary OXNARD, Calif.  – The Mullin Automotive Museum, an institution dedicated to the preservation and celebration of French art and automobiles from the Art Deco era, has announced numerous additions to its collection of art, … More »

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Dream Cars: When imagination soars – and some cars do, too

2009 The Transition Roadable Aircraft (Photo courtesy of Terrafugia)

Heritage Museums & Gardens opens for the season April 13 with its 2013 special exhibit – “Driving Our Dreams: Imagination in Motion” – which will pay homage to the great car concepts and designers who pushed the boundaries of automobile design and technology. More »

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Dillinger’s getaway car travels back home to Indiana

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John Dillinger’s getaway car – a 1933 Essex Terraplane – will be on display at the Indianapolis International Airport for the next two years. More »

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