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A Big Year Ahead

A Big Year Ahead

Mecum Opens With a Giant Auction

Mecum Auctions is set to smash another one of its own records as they offer the largest selection of collector cars in the world from January 18-27. Thousands of vehicles will pour in to Kissimmee, Florida, at Osceola Heritage Park for the unparalleled... more

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Larry Jewett - January 01, 2013 08:41 AM - Comments

Shelby Offered

Shelby Offered

Low Mileage Ride at Barrett-Jackson

One of the rarest Shelby Mustangs in the world, a survivor ’67 G.T. 500 (Lot  5024) will be sold at No Reserve during the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, on January 19, 2013. With only 9,841 miles on the odometer, it may... more

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Larry Jewett - December 31, 2012 08:32 AM - Comments

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