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Groundbreaking Indy racecar on loan at the ACD Automobile Museum

  AUBURN – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum received a 1925 Miller Junior 8 racecar on loan from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum of Indianapolis, Indiana. The Miller was the inspiration for the first successfully mass-produced front-wheel-drive automobile – the 1929 Cord L-29. “The 1925 Miller Junior 8 is one...

Artist Talk at the Gilmore Car Museum

Wednesday, September 12th from 3-5pm at the Gilmore Car Museum A special exhibit has been featured at the Gilmore Car Museum this summer highlighting the spirit of innovation that has been part of the automotive industry since its inception, and the League of Retired Automotive Designers keeps that spirit alive. As an informal...

Chicago Classic Auto Show postponed until 2019

Rosemont, IL – LeftField Media, presenters of the Chicago Classic Auto Show, announced that the inaugural Chicago show has been delayed until 2019. “We are very committed to bringing a world-class classic car show to the Chicago area,” said Mike Carlucci, Senior Vice President of The Classic Auto Show.  “While we had...

Ford is celebrating the 10 millionth Mustang

  DEARBORN, Mich., – Ford is celebrating the production of its 10 millionth Mustang – America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight. The 10 millionth Ford Mustang is a high-tech, 460 horsepower 2019 Wimbledon White GT V8 six-speed manual convertible equipped...

Mecum Harrisburg 2018 tops $24.1 Million in sales

  WALWORTH, Wis. – $24.1 million was achieved at the August 2-4, 2018 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania auction as 763 collector cars hammered sold in just three days for a strong sell-through rate of nearly 80 percent.    In addition to strong overall sales, individual offerings also achieved desirable results with top sales...

Carlisle Events announces changes for 2019

Chevrolet Nationals, Hurst Nationals, Carlisle Auctions Summer Sale Tweaked Going Forward CARLISLE, PA – Evolution and change are a part of life…and business.  For 2019, Carlisle Events  announced a quartet of schedule modifications and enhancements to its season schedule. The changes affect Chevrolet Nationals weekend, Chrysler Nationals weekend, Hurst Nationals weekend and...

The Pontiac Transportation Museum

By Denise L. Clumpner   On July 27 in Pontiac, Michigan, a dedicated group of local professionals, historians, collectors and auto enthusiasts together with museum founder and Executive Director Tim Dye hosted a much-anticipated event to unveil the newly-acquired former Crofoot School (currently being renovated)  that will house and preserve history...