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New Jersey bill would expand use of historic vehicles

New Jersey Reintroduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles SEMA Action Network legislative update: Legislation (A.B. 2199) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their use for pleasure driving one day per week … More »

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‘Scat Pack,’ ‘Shaker’ return; new Mopar Challenger coming

Dodge Reveals New Scat Package Stage Kits with Mopar Performance Parts at SEMA. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

Good things are coming in many packages for Dodge owners who love performance and delving into Dodge’s rich history. More »

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SEMA Show to feature pair of iconic Camaros

Dick Harrell's 1969 427 Camaro.

There is plenty to get excited about for the upcoming Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show Nov. 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center — including a pair of iconic Camaros taking center stage. More »

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Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day with us at Iola

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This Friday — July 12, 2013 — marks the fourth time that Collector Car Appreciation Day, or CCAD, is recognized nationally. Why not honor the collector car hobby at the Iola Old Car Show with your friends from Old Cars … More »

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Historic vehicles drive anti-ethanol message to Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Joined by Congressional leaders and industry experts, members of the SEMA Action Network (SAN) participated in the “Fuel for Thought” Rally on Capitol Hill. The event raised awareness of the corrosive effects of ethanol-blended gasoline on automobile … More »

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Wyoming Bill Would Provide for Single License Plate

Bill to Provide for Single License Plate Introduced in Wyoming SEMA Action Network Update: Legislation (S.B. 158) has been introduced in Wyoming to exempt motor vehicle owners from the requirement that they affix a front license plate to their vehicles.  … More »

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Custom cars are changing the auction landscape

The C1-RS had its picture taken a lot at the SEMA Show this year. Many hand-fabricated parts are made of aluminum or carbon fiber. The car was a hit and an award winner at the 2012 Milwaukee Autorama.

Rob Williams, general manager of The Auto Collections in Las Vegas, says that the highly modified ’67 “Eleanor” Mustang shown on lobby posters for the Las Vegas attraction is the most popular car it has ever displayed in its 31 years. It is the actual car that actor Nicolas Cage drove in the Touchstone Pictures remake of “Gone in 60 Seconds.” The modified Mustang symbolizes how the old-car hobby is changing today. More »

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SEMA 2012: Annual Vegas bash reflects changing old-car hobby

Corky Coker’s Mercer roadster was built to look unrestored according to one source we spoke to at this year’s SEMA Show. If so, it was sure hard to believe is wasn’t a barn find.

The 2012 SEMA Show championed the theme “Innovations of Generations.” Despite the snags that arose for East Coast travelers due to Hurricane Sandy, the SEMA Show drew a massive crowd and packed the Las Vegas Convention Center. More »

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