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Vintage California Plates

Vintage California Plates

Legacy License Plates Available for Pre-Order January 1

The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced today it will be taking pre-orders for a new License Plate Program offering vehicle owners the opportunity to purchase replicas of California license plate designs issued in the 1950’s, 1960’s, and 1970’s.... more

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Andy Bolig - December 27, 2012 03:53 PM - Comments

That Explains A Lot

That Explains A Lot

where did all the gas go?

Old Man Winter has secured his grip over most of the nation, which has driven many enthusiasts deep into their workshops and garages.... more

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Andy Bolig - December 27, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Support Continues

Support Continues

Backing for America's Car Museum

State Farm is there…again.  LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM) today announced it has finalized an agreement retaining State Farm, the museum’s largest and longest-running corporate supporter, as presenting sponsor through... more

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Larry Jewett - December 27, 2012 08:13 AM - Comments

Shelby Tribute

Shelby Tribute

January Event at Petersen

Few names are as tightly interwoven with American car culture as Carroll Shelby. Father to the Shelby Cobras and Shelby Mustangs, Shelby was also a notable race driver with roots in the Grand Touring World Championships and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. His... more

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Larry Jewett - December 27, 2012 08:09 AM - Comments

Voices From the Tower

Voices From the Tower

Special DVD Coming in 2013

Traci Hrudka, chairman of the Quarter Mile Foundation. has announced the Foundation has begun production of a special, introductory volume DVD for the PROJECT 1320 documentary, titled “Voices from the Tower.” Ms. Hrudka stated, “There... more

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Larry Jewett - December 27, 2012 08:03 AM - Comments

Benched

Benched

The End of an Era

First, they took the spare tire away. Now, this. What is the automotive world coming to?... more

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Larry Jewett - December 20, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

U.S. Built Camaros

U.S. Built Camaros

Manufacturing to Be Done in Michigan

GM announced today the next-generation Chevrolet Camaro will be assembled at the Lansing Grand River (LGR) Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan. This decision is based on a comprehensive business case.Lower capital investment and improved production efficiencies... more

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Larry Jewett - December 19, 2012 05:20 PM - Comments

Putting The General Back In GM

Putting The General Back In GM

GM to Buy Back Stock from U.S. Treasury Department

General Motors said it will purchase 200 million shares of GM common stock held by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for $5.5 billion, or $27.50 per share.  The share buyback is part of the Treasury’s plan to fully exit its entire holdings of GM stock within 12 to 15 months, subject to market conditions.... more

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Andy Bolig - December 19, 2012 08:55 AM - Comments

Kansas City Stars

Kansas City Stars

Mecum Wraps Record Year

 Mecum Auctions’ most recent collector car auction in Kansas City, Missouri, topped off a great year. The event brought $11.5 million in sales, boosted the year’s total to near the coveted $300 million mark. With 520 lots sold at the... more

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Larry Jewett - December 18, 2012 04:30 PM - Comments

Gamer-Vette

Gamer-Vette

Camouflaged 2014 Corvette offered as free download in Gran Turismo®5

Chevrolet and Sony Computer Entertainment America, LLC (SCEA) are giving gamers a first-of-its-kind driving experience by offering a camouflaged Corvette C7 Test Prototype as a vehicle download in the critically acclaimed PS3™ racing game Gran Turismo®5.... more

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Andy Bolig - December 18, 2012 03:57 PM - Comments