Nostalgia Highway

Air conditioning at a good price in 1955 Hudson Hornet

(May 20, 2014) The Hudson Hornet was redesigned for 1955 under the auspices of the merged Hudson Motor Car Company and Nash-Kelvinator, formed in 1954 as American Motors Corporation. One of the new features of the Hornet was an air conditioning system.

1946 Lincoln V-12 found on Arizona car lot

(May 12, 2014) This well preserved 1946 Lincoln sedan was found on a car lot in Kingman, Arizona, complete with factory fender skirts. Although the overall shape remained the same from the 1941 model year, the big Lincoln received a makeover for 1942 with new grille, fender and headlight treatments and some rather interesting pushbutton door handles attached to the "suicide" doors that were in vogue in those days.

Ten Chevrolet trucks that built a global brand

(May 8, 2014) DETROIT — Chevrolet captured the spirit of 20th Century America, with its “work hard, play hard” ethic.  And perhaps no Chevrolet represents this spirit better than the Chevy truck.

Founded in Detroit on Nov. 3, 1911, Chevrolet produced only cars through 1917. The company added its first truck models in January 1918, and has built tens of millions since.

Rolls-Royce celebrates 110 years of excellence this weekend

(May 3, 2014) LONDON — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will celebrate a seminal moment in British automotive history on Sunday, May 4. Charles Rolls and Henry Royce met for the first time on this date exactly 110 years ago and agreed to form the company that would become synonymous with the very best.

Celebrations will take place at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex and at The Midland Hotel, Manchester.

First-ever Automotive Heritage Celebration at National Mall

(May 1, 2014) WASHINGTON — The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) has announced that it is partnering with Volkswagen Group of America Inc. to celebrate national automotive heritage and culture. An event at the National Mall will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4.

A history of the stainless steel car

(April 30, 2014) In 1935, officials at Allegheny Ludlum Steel Division and the Ford Motor Company collaborated on an experiment that would become a legacy and a tribute to one of the most dynamic metals ever developed.

Ohio man's 1936 Ford collection going to auction

(April 26, 2014) An incredible collection of 1936 Ford vehicles will go to auction in Sandusky, Ohio, May 16-17. Seventeen Fords owned and restored by the late Emery Ward Jr., who died in 2007, will be on the auction block at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Sandusky.

Ford Mustang returns to New York to celebrate 50 years

(April 18, 2014) NEW YORK — Ford Mustang fans and company executives gathered at Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, N.Y., on Thursday to celebrate 50 years of the iconic sports car that debuted on the grounds of the 1964 World’s Fair.

A popular 'penny car' in Indiana has $382.95 paint job

(April 17, 2014) Covering an old car in pennies — or other coins — seems to be a rather common practice around the country. One of the most famous cars adorned with pennies belongs to Larry and Theresa Thompson of Fort Wayne, Ind. The couple has displayed the car in numerous parades and shows over the years.

RK Motors to debut 800-plus horsepower custom 1967 Shelby GT500

(April 15, 2014) CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In anticipation of Charlotte’s celebration of Mustang’s 50th anniversary this week, RK Motors has announced plans to unveil “RK527,” an 800-plus horsepower tribute car based on a 1967 Shelby GT500.

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