Abandoned Car of the Week

This 1957 Plymouth Savoy is a police-car survivor in Oregon, Wis. The entry-level Savoy was popular in the late 1950's as a fleet vehicle used by taxicab companies, police departments and other fleet-minded customers where luxury was not a concern. The model was also available to customers who were in the market for a low-cost, economical vehicle with the availability of a V-8 engine and automatic transmission, and the room of a full-size vehicle. (Photo by Ed Meachen)


Nostalgia Highway

Ten movies co-starring Volkswagen classics

(May 21, 2020) While many movie theaters remain closed, even as some states start to re-open this month, you can still get your film fix from home. Whether you want to watch something new or revisit an old favorite, these ten movies featuring classic Volkswagen models are perfect for any mood. The films are available for rent on most streaming services, so make some popcorn, dim the lights and see if you can spot these beloved cars.

Adrian Automobile Museum acquires Nicholas Begovich Collection for display

(May 21, 2020) NEWPORT, R.I. — As part of its mission to “Preserve, Celebrate and Share Automotive History,” the Audrain Automobile Museum announced today that the Nicholas Begovich Collection has been acquired for future display with the Museum’s collection in Newport.

New book on California's historic and legendary Highway 101 now available

(May 19, 2020)  — Now the highway has the utilitarian designation of U.S. Route 101, but originally it had a name of romance and mystery — El Camino Real, or the King’s Highway, built on the trail pioneered by the Spanish friars and marked by mission bells on the roadside. Regional historian Stephen H. Provost brings back the romance of this fabled highway in his new book “Highway 101: The History of El Camino Real.”