For its This Car Matters movement, the Historic Vehicle Association is asking people to share their stories about special vehicles — ones that helped to shape their lives and communities, and our history and heritage. Check out the videos below, and if you haven’t yet shared your story, head on over to the This Car Matters page on our website to find out how you can participate.
Coast to Coast, Brass Era Style
1912 EMF Touring Car
Joe and Betty Swann drove their EMF, one of the first vehicles of the Brass Era, on a 40-day, 4,200-mile cross-country odyssey.
Art Deco Graham
1933 Graham Blue Streak
Keith Flickinger talks about Nicola Bulgari’s Graham, which is an example of revolutionary style and manufacturing changes from the early ’30s, including lower suspension and beautiful art deco design features.
Swan Song for Stutz
1937 Stutz Pak-Age-Car
Jay Crist’s milk truck is one of only six known Pak-Age-Cars in existence today—it played an important role in early twentieth-century American life and was the last vehicle produced by the Stutz Motor Company.