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A sobering reminder from the past to avoid drunk driving

Mike Petersen of Raleigh, N.C., submitted this sobering reminder to avoid drinking and driving. Although the accident happened nearly 60 years ago, the message is just as relevant today. He writes: “Attached are pictures from a car wreck in the late afternoon of September 26, 1957. It occurred on Day Road in rural northern...


N.H. emissions bill a win for the hobby

  New Hampshire legislation (H.B. 351) to exempt rare or historically significant vehicles from emissions control requirements has been signed into law by Gov, Maggie Hassan. Under previous  law, only vehicles 20 or more years old were exempt.  The new law becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2017.


Protecting your collector car

If you are looking to give your ride shelter, get a CarCapsule ShowCase. The CarCapsule ShowCase provides protection, preservation and presentation all in one. While the ShowCase protects a vehicle every day of the year against dust, dents and condensation, you will still be able to admire your vehicle inside. For over 18 Years CarCapsule USA has been...


Funfest for Air-Cooled VW 2016 to Honor Corky Yager

EFFINGHAM, Ill. _­ This year’s Funfest for Air-Cooled VW set for June 3-5 will honor the late Corky Yager, who died in March. Yager was the brother of Mid-America Motorworks CEO Mike Yager and was influential in Mike’s decision to become involved in supplying parts and services for VW hobbyists. He was also the...


Car of the Week: 1959 Cadillac Series 6200 coupe

Story and photos by Brian Earnest General Motors assembled more than 142,000 of its glorious, glamorous and glitzy 1959 Cadillacs as the era of big fins reached its zenith. Mike Siegal always held out hope that there was one out there somewhere that was meant to be his. The old car-loving Skokie, Ill., resident...

2015 VMF - Sunday Ride

ACM twists the throttle on annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival

TACOMA, Wash. – The Haub Family Field will be rocking a little early this year as vintage motorcycles come rolling into America’s Car Museum (ACM) for the fifth annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival: The MEET at ACM on its new date, July 30. The MEET at ACM – traditionally in late August – is one...


Colin Comer named Chief Judge for Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance

Milwaukee, Wis.– Colin Comer, noted author, collector and collector car authority, has been named chief judge for the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance. Comer succeeds John Ling who has been named chief judge emeritus. Ling served as chief judge since the inception of the event in 2005. Comer brings many years of concours d’elegance experience to...


Haartz Corporation recognized by Classic Car Club of America

Acton, Massachusetts – Last month, the Haartz Corporation was awarded The Motoring Legacy Award by the Classic Car Club of America (CCCA). Haartz was the original soft-top material supplier for many vehicles from the early 1900s and continues to support these vehicles with the company’s current product lineup as well as some specialty materials. “This...


New Checkers to be made in USA

“Two New Models Combine Retro Appearance With Twenty First Century Automotive Technology” Checker Motor Cars has announced plans to produce two second generation Checker vehicles. The Sport Pick-up Crossover model will combine the usefulness of a pick-up truck with the fun of a full size vehicle, reminiscent of the El Camino or Ranchero of...