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First Camaro - Photo courtesy of Historic Vehicle Association

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_HVA. Photo courtesy of HVA. (PRNewsFoto/Historic Vehicle Association)

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...

9-2014 28 years later returned to its former glory complete with Rally wheels

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...

Millionth Corvette Restored

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....

1952 Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Buick two-door hardtops move down the Fairfax plant’s “final line.”

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...

David Temple's new Motorama book.

New Motorama book features the golden era of GM concept cars

General Motors’ Motorama show was Fort Knox during the golden era of the automobile, and author David W. Temple puts readers of his new book in the middle of the main gold vault. “Motorama: GM’s Legendary Show and Concept Cars,” is a follow up to Temple’s highly desirable first book “GM’s Motorama: The Glamorous...

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Cacklefest, Camaros at GM Nationals

CARLISLE, Pa. – Blues, BBQ, cash awards, giveaways and more than 1,500 of the best from General Motors dating back to the turn of the 20th century will be part of the Carlisle GM Nationals on June 22-24 at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. The weekend starts on Friday at 7 a.m. with throngs of enthusiasts...

Sloan Museum about to tuck away its Chevrolets

Reader Bruce Granger let us know that the Sloan Museum in Flint, Mich., is getting ready to take down its 100 years of Chevrolet display, closing the public’s window on an opportunity to see some of the rarest vehicles still in existence, many with the “bow tie.” Once the museum‘s display in the Buick...