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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 has been reintroduced in the New Jersey State Assembly.  Under current New Jersey law,...

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Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day with us at Iola

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 Weekly? CCAD is a congressional resolution sponsored by the Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports...

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Historic vehicles drive anti-ethanol message to Congress

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 engines and the dangers of consumer misfueling.  Hosted by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA)...

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.  Under the bill, an application must be filed and an exemption granted by the...

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.

Custom cars are changing the auction landscape

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...