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Seven original Tuckers coming to Glenmoor Gathering

Seven 1948 Tucker automobiles will be on display at the 18th annual Glenmoor Gathering on Sept. 14-16. Of the original 51 Tuckers built, 49 remain. In addition, there’ll be a movie prop car used in the 1988 movie “Tucker: The Man and his Dream.” And, there’ll be a “modern” Tucker, as well!

Tucker club co-founder Richard Jones dead

OCW reader Mike Schutta alerted us that Richard Jones, one of the original 14 people to found the Tucker Automobile Club of America, passed away Aug. 24. As Schutta is a Tucker historian, we will rely on his fine words to alert readers of Mr. Jones’ passing: I just received a note from Brian...

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month of August each...

Simeone to add spirit of motion to Auburns and Cords April 28

At noon on Saturday, April 28, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will have a Demo Day to discuss how Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg became linked together and why they represented the pinnacle of American automotive engineering in the 1920s and into the 1930s. Best of all, several of these cars will be exercised in...

Several 1948 Tucker Automobiles will be part of the show field at the 2012 Glenmoor Gathering Sept. 14-16, including this unrestored Tucker from the Gilmore Car Museum Collection.

Legendary Tuckers to gather at Glenmoor

Several 1948 Tucker Automobiles will be part of the show field at the 2012 Glenmoor Gathering Sept. 14-16, including an unrestored Tucker from the Gilmore Car Museum Collection. A total of 51 cars were built before production stopped and most of them survive today. The distinctive car – the brainchild of Preston Tucker –...

AACA drive-in movie weekend features Tucker film

HERSHEY, Pa. – Drive-in movies were first introduced in New Jersey in the 1930s as a way to make the movie going experience more comfortable for guests by allowing visitors to watch movies from the comfort of their own car. Drive-ins reached the peak of their popularity in the 1950s and ’60s. At that...

Talking Tuckers… times three!

It’s impossible to get tuckered out while talking about Tuckers, and I should know — we’ve been talking a lot of “Tucker” lately in Old Cars Weekly‘s “Sound Your Horn” section. In addition, the Tucker Automobile Club of America has had a lot to talk about with Tucker No. 1035 receiving new freedom away...