Historic Vehicle Association

Bullitt Mustang to extend stay at ACM

TACOMA, Wash. – Visitors to America’s Car Museum (ACM) in Tacoma, Washington, will be able to view one of the most iconic movie cars of all time, a 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 Fastback – the Bullitt Mustang, until July 14. “We’re thrilled that the owner of the Bullitt Mustang agreed to let us display...

AACA Museum, Inc. welcomes Ernie’s taxi from ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Hershey, PA – “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a classic movie that is cherished by generations of families over the holidays. Now’s your chance to see the iconic Ernie’s GMC Taxi from the movie in real life. Used in the movie released in 1946 “It’s a Wonderful Life,” when taxicab driver Ernie drives the main character George Bailey, played...

Walberg, Lowenthal Introduce National Historic Vehicle Register Act

  Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to commemorate the legacy of American automobiles and highlight their role in our nation’s history. H.R. 4066, the National Historic Vehicle Register Act, will establish a standalone register at the Department of Interior that documents historically significant automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles....

HVA releases documentary on the McGee Roadster

The Historic Vehicle Association released its documentary film, “The McGee Roadster: Hot Rod Legend.”   The film takes a deep dive into the birth of hot rodding in America — the trends, styles and history throughout the decades. View never-before-seen photos and hear the behind-the-scenes story from hot rod legends and the men...

Marmon Wasp joins HVA list

INDIANAPOLIS, PRNewswire — The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced that the Marmon Wasp will join other automotive icons on the HVA’s National Historic Vehicle Register. The first Indy 500 winner is currently being measured and documented by the HVA using the guidelines set by the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Heritage Documentation...

1940 Ford Pilot Model GP-No. 1 Pygmy receives distinction

PRNewswire – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today the 1940 Ford Pilot Model GP-No. 1 Pygmy as the eighth vehicle to be recorded under the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Heritage Documentation. The documentation will be part of the HVA’s National Historic Vehicle Register and the Historic American Engineering Record...

Shelby Cobra Daytona coupe first automobile to be recorded for Library of Congress

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (CSX2287) Makes History Again CSX2287 Becomes First Automobile Recorded Under U.S. Heritage Documentation Standards Historic Vehicle Association and U.S. Department of the Interior to Document America’s Automotive Treasures WASHINGTON — The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced today that the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (serial number...