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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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Corvette Day celebrates 60 years of sports car

The 2014 Corvette takes center stage.

The Petersen Automotive Museum will celebrate the 60th anniversary of “America’s Sports Car,” the Chevrolet Corvette, with a tribute March 1-2. More »

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America’s Car Museum adds Wildcat prototype, Ridler Award winner

1964 Buick Wildcat prototype.

LeMay – America’s Car Museum, in Tacoma, Wash., has added two donations: a fiberglass 1964 Buick Wildcat prototype and the Ridler Award-winning hot rod Ferrambo. More »

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Bruce Weiner microcars bring mega bucks

Big interest in little cars: A pair of Peels - 1966 Peel Trident (left) and a 1964 Peel P50 (right) - at RM’s Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum sale (Eugene Robertson © 2013 courtesy RM Auctions)

MADISON, Ga. –  The focus of the global collector community turned to Madison, Ga., Feb. 15-16 as RM Auctions lifted the gavel on the world-famous Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum, generating more than $9.1 million in sales with 100 percent of … More »

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