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Camaro & Firebird celebrate 50 years at AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. _  This summer the AACA Museum will highlight several varieties of iconic American muscle cars — namely Camaros and Firebirds as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. The Camaro & Firebird 50th Anniversary exhibit is currently on display at the museum and will run through Oct. 8. 50th Anniversary exhibit cars: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS –...

2017 Iola Car Show welcomes Camaro and Firebird

IOLA, Wis. _ The Firebird and Camaro weren’t just an answer to the Ford Mustang, they were an answer to General Motors’ fans prayers. They’ll also be the focus of the 2017 Iola Car Show, to be held from July 6-8 in Iola, Wis. Up to the creation of the Camaro and Firebird for...

For a limited time only – The Future of Automobility

  NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Questions of the future are in everyone’s mind. What’s the future of cars, and our mobility? “The Future of Automobility” holiday window display was unveiled today at 432 Park Avenue. The display is curated by Stanford University Professor Michael Shanks of the Center for Design Research...

F Body Nationals next September at Memphis Raceway

The first F-Body Nationals will be held Sept. 15-17, 2017 at Memphis International Raceway.  The event will celebrate 50 years of Camaro and Firebird, with the event open to all years of the two 1960s icons. Stock, street, pro street or drag race setups are welcome. Organizers are planning a Show-N-Shine car show for...

Illinois yard closing with auction

  DANVERS, Ill. – After 55 years in business, Gus Miller is looking forward to a well-earned retirement. Miller’s The Old Salvage Yard has been in business for over 55 years and is one of the few dwindling breed of vintage iron salvage yards left that have not faced their demise due to urban encroachment...

First Camaro lights up Woodward Dream Cruise

Detroit, Mich. – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) illuminated glass showcase containing the very first Camaro built in 1966 will light up Woodward Dream Cruise from Wednesday, August 17th through Saturday, August 20th. The special exhibition celebrates Camaro’s 50th anniversary and introduction of the Camaro model that took place in Detroit in August 1966. The first...

Buick ‘Y Job’ added to historic registry

  ALLENTOWN, Pa.,/PRNewswire/ _ In the late 1930s, General Motors Styling Section and Buick engineers created an extremely modern experimental car to illustrate coming advances in automotive design. The Buick project known internally as the “Y-Job” was announced as a “Car of the Future” in early 1940. The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced the Buick...

A Camaro comes home

By Chuck Snyder Ever wonder what happened to your first car? As a new 16-year-old driver, I was not easy on my first car. I had it through high school and for a while in college. It was driven it into the ground by the time I was ready for a second car. The...

One Millionth Corvette Restored

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. ­ After more than four months and 1,200 man-hours of painstaking craftsmanship, restoration of the milestone 1 millionth Corvette ­ a white 1992 convertible ­ is complete. It was unveiled today at the National Corvette Museum, where it returns as part of the permanent exhibit. The car was damaged on Feb....

Peek into GM’s Fairfax, Kansas, plant in 1952 and ’53

Inside a GM Plant: Fairfax, Kansas, assembly in the early 1950s History tends to get tossed aside too regularly, but fortunately, the past has a few champions. Among them is Doug Howard, who had the foresight to save these rare views of Buick, Pontiac and Oldsmobile models from inside a GM plant after they...