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Classic Industries at Woodward

Classic Industries at Woodward

Celebrating 35th Anniversary

Classic Industries is continuing its 35th anniversary by taking a break from the sun and sand of Huntington Beach, CA, and heading to Detroit for the legendary cruise-in event on Woodward Ave. This trip is especially fitting since Classic Industries owes... more

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Larry Jewett - August 15, 2012 01:40 PM - Comments

New Director

New Director

Karges to Lead Petersen Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum Chairman of the Board Steven E. Young announced that Terry L. Karges has been appointed Executive Director of the museum. On August 15, Karges will succeed Buddy Pepp, who is retiring following a successful two-year term... more

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Larry Jewett - August 10, 2012 02:38 PM - Comments

Celebrating Cars

Celebrating Cars

Collector Car Events from July

In July, automotive enthusiasts, car clubs, organizations and affiliated businesses participated in celebrations to honor the third annual Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD).  Nearly 200 official events were held in the United States, Canada and... more

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Larry Jewett - August 10, 2012 09:33 AM - Comments

A Route 66 Convoy

A Route 66 Convoy

Historic Trucks Roll Next Month

Beginning September 6, 2012, in Morris, Illinois, the inaugural American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) Historic Highway Convoy will begin to motor west on Route 66. In conjunction with Travel Centers of America, daily truck shows will be held at TA... more

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Larry Jewett - August 06, 2012 01:55 PM - Comments

Mecum Heads West

Mecum Heads West

California Auction Added

Mecum Auctions is pleased to announce their latest addition to the 2012 auction schedule with a three-day event in Anaheim, California, Nov. 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center.Three full days of Mecum Auction action have been scheduled, with... more

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Larry Jewett - July 25, 2012 07:29 AM - Comments

Massachusetts Bill to Tax “Gas Guzzlers”

Massachusetts Bill to Tax “Gas Guzzlers”

Paying for your car, and part of THEIRS!

In a misguided attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, legislation (H.B. 253) was approved by the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture to establish a progressive purchase surcharge for some new motor vehicles based on state calculations of carbon emissions.... more

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Andy Bolig - July 23, 2012 02:31 PM - Comments

Students Helping Students

Students Helping Students

Charity Car Show Planned

The students and faculty at WyoTech-Long Beach will be hosting the 18th Annual People’s Choice car show on Sunday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., presented by the SouthBay Mustang Owners Club. Benefitting WyoTech’s “Students Helping... more

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Larry Jewett - July 20, 2012 11:13 AM - Comments

Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Action Movie debuts August 24

Hit and Run is an homage to Steve McQueen, mixing retro car chases, eclectic dialogue and complex relationships, at the heart of which is a love story between Charlie (Dax Shepard) and Annie (Kristin Bell). Shepard directed the movie and wrote the script... more

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Larry Jewett - July 19, 2012 12:41 PM - Comments

Honoring Blackie

Honoring Blackie

November Roast in Fresno

Blackie Gejeian, promoter par excellence and Fresno hot rod kingpin, is getting roasted. The gala event, billed as The Celebrity Roast of Blackie Gejeian and salute to Fresno Motorsports Heroes takes place Saturday, November 3rd at THE GRAND – the... more

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Larry Jewett - July 19, 2012 12:39 PM - Comments

Shop Talk

Shop Talk

Cars may change, but enthusiasm remains

Isn’t it ironic? As I jaunt to and fro all over this great country attending events, I couldn’t resist thinking about the varied types of cars and enthusiasts that are represented on any given weekend.... more

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Andy Bolig - July 19, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments