Old Car News

Old Cars Weekly’s news stories give you the latest information on collecting classic cars. Yes, even old cars have something new to talk about. Whether it’s a barn find or interesting court case, see what has the classic car community buzzing.

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Peach Auction Sales closes doors

Peach Auction Sales of Byron, Ga., has closed its doors. The auction company announced on its website:  “Thank you for you patronage & support to Peach Auction Sales. As of today, Jan 6, 2016 Peach Auction Sales has closed for business. ALL UPCOMING AUCTIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED!” Peach Auction Sales wants to apologize for...

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“What’s In Your Barn”

    The National Packard Museum’s 16th Annual Antique Motorcycle Exhibit, “What’s In Your Barn” opens January 9, 2016 and runs through June 12, 2016. “What’s In Your Barn” features thirty “Barn Find” motorcycles manufactured between 1939 and 1983 that were once collecting dust and cobwebs in corn cribs and cow sheds as far...

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Rothermel, Fleck added to Hershey Board

The Elegance at Hershey announced the appointments of Bill Rothermel and Phil Fleck to its Board of Directors. “Bill and Phil are great additions to our Board,”  said Elegance Executive Director Don Stabilito. “They will lend unique perspectives to the organization as successful businessmen, entrepreneurs, auto restorers, collectors and concours judges. We are privileged...

The strong, sturdy, 1938 International Harvester D-2 had a distinct barrel-shaped grille and its elegant styling mirrored the look of luxury automobiles of the era.

USPS to honor the pickup truck

In 2016, the U.S. Postal Service will celebrate pickup trucks, the rugged and reliable work vehicles that Americans have driven for nearly a century. The stamps feature four iconic models: the 1938 International Harvester D-2, the 1948 Ford F-1, the 1953 Chevrolet, and the 1965 Ford F-100. Illustrator Chris Lyons created the artwork for...

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Historic spring meet comes home again

After 40 years at the same location, the Spring Meet hosted by the New Jersey Region, AACA, is moving. New Jersey’s premiere judged event is coming home again. There is a consensus of opinion in old car circles that the New Jersey Region’s only yearly old car competition remains unique in modern day car...

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Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum reflects on a successful year

With six automobile donations, three new exhibits, new programs, increased fundraising and a nearly completed plaza, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum offers a new experience to visitors in 2016! The museum received six automobile donations in 2015 which include a 1931 Auburn 8-98 Sedan, 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster, 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton, 1931...

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SEMA SAN Strike Force victory in Wisconsin

SEMA Action Network (SAN) – Wisconsin’s Paul Underwood explains that he was “sort of dragged into the whole ‘old car scene’ by misfortune. I bought ’em to use ’em.” Growing up on a farm in Mt. Horeb, the idea of owning a hobby vehicle seemed pretty remote in a family where vehicles were merely practical...

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Boyertown Museum to hold Cars, Cocktails & Candy event

  The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced an exciting new event for 2016. Cars, Cocktails & Candy will be held Friday, January 22 from 4pm-7pm in the Museum gallery. Evoking the feeling of a happy hour, Cars, Cocktails & Candy will incorporate specialty cocktails and select wines into a trip through the decades...

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Q & A with Kit Foster: January 4, 2016

Q. As an additional comment on the toll highway plates noted in “Q&A,” Sept. 17, when the New York Thruway opened in 1956 you could buy a plate for unlimited use of the toll road for a calendar year in addition to the front license plate. It cost $20. The next year when I...