The “Tin Goose” Becomes Fifth Automobile to Enter the National Historic Vehicle Register Under U.S. Heritage Documentation Standards Washington, D.C. (October 28, 2014) – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today the 1947 Tucker ’48 Prototype, known as the Tin…
If press coverage is any indication, the launch of the National Historic Vehicle Register is the biggest news to hit the classic car world in recent memory. So how does the Register work, exactly? What is the government’s roll in the program? How does help the community of people who love old cars? President of the Historic Vehicle Association, Mark Gessler, answers these and other important questions.
Blame it on the midsummer heat but, compared to June and August, July has never been a real busy month in major car show circles. Instead, the theme of July is quality over quantity. Check out a handful of the shows at which the HVA was present, as well as a recap of this year’s Concours d’Elegance of America where the latest addition to the National Historic Vehicle Register made a rare public appearance.
On Thursday, July 31st, a bi-partisan Bill was introduced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives that seeks to further elevate the status and federal recognition of the National Historic Vehicle Register. Read on to find out more about this historic achievement.
A survivor of the battlefield of World War I, the 1918 Cadillac Type 57 (U.S. 1257X) is one of America’s most important automobiles. Read on to see all the reasons why this rare survivor deserves a special place of recognition in the National Historic Vehicle Register.
The Historic Vehicle Association recently met up with Marc Lassen, current owner of this 1918 Cadillac Type 57 (U.S. 1257X) to get the full story behind this WWI survivor.
DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE >> 1918 Cadillac Type 57 – U.S. 1257X joins National Historic Vehicle Register DETROIT – A 1918 Cadillac Type 57 that earned its place in history during World War I will be the fourth vehicle added to…
Those fortunate enough to be at this year’s Indianapolis 500 experienced a nail-biting contest almost to the end (spoiler alert: Ryan Hunter-Reay just barely beat out Helio Castroneves in the final few turns). They also got to see the return of a racing legend and hear a special announcement from the Historic Vehicle Association.
Like the Shelby Daytona Cobra CSX2287 and the first Meyers Manx dune buggy (“Old Red”), the 1938 Maserati 8CTF (a.k.a. the Boyle Special) exemplifies many of the criteria necessary for entry into the National Historic Vehicle Register. Check out this breakdown on why Indy’s most famous Maserati qualifies as being one of this nation’s most historically significant cars.
DOWNLOAD THE PRESS RELEASE >> Historic Vehicle Association and U.S. Department of the Interior to Document Historic Indy Race Car Indianapolis, IN (May 25, 2014) – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today that the 1938 Maserati 8C.T.F. (serial number 3032)…