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Vintage parcel-shelf artifacts become museum exhibit

“I’ve got 16 speakers crossin’ my back dash A little bobbin' dog watching' everybody pass Dual antennas whippin’ in the wind Lord, there ain’t a country station...

“Back to the Future” DeLorean time machine added to National Historic Vehicle Register

The 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 time machine from "Back the Future" is the 29th car to join the National Historic Vehicle Register. Run by the...

Worth the risk? What happens when museum cars venture out for some exercise

Recently, two automotive museums put cars from their collections at risk, and with mixed results. With the Petersen Automotive Museum closed until recently by the...

Three-pointed star moves from railway tower to Mercedes museum

Since the early 1950s, a huge Mercedes-Benz three-pointed star rotated atop the 12-story tower of the central train station in Stuttgart, Germany. But the...

Petersen reopens with four new exhibits

The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles has reopened on a Wednesday through Sunday basis and offers free admission to healthcare workers, first responders...

‘Roll Your Own’ exhibit features homebuilt motorcycles

“Roll Your Own” is the title of the 21st annual vintage motorcycle exhibit that runs through May 22 at the National Packard Museum in...

Corwin prototype displayed at Petersen is notable piece of Black history

While the 1969 Corwin Getaway is just a footnote in automotive history, it represents something of a landmark in African-American history, being the only...

Gilmore museum opens 2021 with new Winter Motoring Meet

The Gilmore Car Museum is located on what used to be a 90-acre farm in Hickory Corners, Michigan, and has become a showcase not...

VW salutes museums with rare or vintage Volkswagens

“Automotive museums across the U.S. have helped preserve some of the world’s rarest Volkswagens and feature everything — from a never-been-titled 1974 Karmann Ghia...

Brumos known for Porsches, but museum restores a Bugatti

The new Brumos Collection in Jacksonville, Florida, may be primarily a Porsche museum, although not exclusively and thus the restoration by the museum’s workshop...

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