Yearly Archives: 2015

Ernie Hemmings, Founder of a Bible of Classic Cars, Dies at 88

In 1945, when Ernie Hemmings took over the auto parts business his father had founded in Quincy, Ill., Model T and Model A Fords were still too contemporary to be called classics. But popular interest in collecting and restoring vintage cars became so great in the next few years that in 1954 he transformed his mimeographed mail-order catalog into Hemmings Motor News, which became a bible for car collectors. As thick as a phone book, the magazine, now owned by American City Business Journals… Source link

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The 10 most popular cars of 2014

Small cars topped the list of the nation’s best sellers in 2014, again overruling the once dominant large car, which is increasingly falling out of favour. Official figures to be released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries on Tuesday will list the Toyota Corolla and Mazda3 as the two top-sellers for 2014, according to industry figures obtained by Drive. Thanks in part to a solid finish from both small cars, the local market ended the year strong with 1,113,224 sales, which is… Source link

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