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    28th Annual Dana Point Concours d'Elegance adds motorbikes
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    If it's good enough for Pebble Beach... For the first time in its history, the 28th Annual Dana Point (née Newport Beach) Concours d'Elegance will host an exhibit of antique and vintage motorcycles alongside the usual assortment of incredible automobiles from every era. The event has been ...

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    Alfa Romeo to host centenary rally for 3000 Alfas in Milan
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    There's no shortage of ways for an automaker to celebrate a big anniversary. Debuting a pivotal new product – like the new Giulietta – is one of 'em. Commissioning a series of concept cars – like the Pininfarina 2uettottanta, Bertone Pandion and Zagato TZ3 Corsa – is ...

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    Report: Chicago-area 'Save Hummer' rally planned for April 11
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    Hummer H3T Alpha – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Not so fast, Captain Planet. Hummer may be on its last leg at the moment, but fans of the brand aren't going to let their favorite earth-roaming SUVs go down without a fight. Capital & Labor International Coalition, a ...

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    Patrick Dempsey to race at Long Beach... but not in the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race
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    Actor Patrick Dempsey is no stranger to racetracks, nor to the pages of Autoblog. We've run into the Gray's Anatomy star at various races and automotive events over the past few years, most recently piloting a '90s Mazda RX-792 LeMans racer in the Historics at Laguna Seca. We've even seen him run ...

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    Event Alert: April 2010 Calendar of Automotive Events
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    We were getting a bit of spring fever, so thank goodness April is here to help us out. The New York Auto Show concludes the major American show season this month, with several key debuts scheduled for the exhibition at the Jacob Javits center and the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition ...

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    Amelia Island Concours set to symbolically break Cuban embargo
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    Director Eduardo Mesejo Maestre leads a tour at the Deposito del Automovil in Havana
    Recognizing that car guys (and gals) are car guys no matter where in the world they live, the folks running this weekend's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance have decided to use a bit of "Car-Guy Diplomacy" to ...

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    Art Deco Mullin Automotive Museum set to open April 15
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    1939 Delahaye 165 V-12 with coachwork by Figoni et Falaschi
    As if classic car fans in California weren't spoiled enough with the annual festivities in Monterey, world-class concours in Palm Springs, La Jolla, Dana Point, Palos Verdes, and Pasadena, and first-rate museums like The Petersen and ...

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    Event Alert: March 2010 Calendar of Automotive Events
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    Auto show season keeps marching on in March with wall-to-wall coverage coming your way from the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, which is just winding down. Motorsports enthusiasts can look forward to the start of the 2010 Formula One season with all the action kicking off in Bahrain, followed two weeks ...

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    Social Experiment? Digg community to interview Toyota President on Monday
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    Digg, the "what's popular" website that allows users to share and rate links to stories they've discovered online, also offers a feature known as "Digg Dialogg," wherein it hosts a streaming exchange between prominent public figures and the masses (those that frequent Digg, at least). Monday's ...

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    Event Alert: February 2010 Calendar of Automotive Events
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    Just like January equals Detroit, February means Chicago for auto show lovers. The major players will again descend upon McCormick Place in the Windy City, along the banks of the still-frozen Lake Michigan. Other auto shows in February include the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto, plus ...

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    Supercar Sunday exotic car meet revived in SoCal
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    Jay Leno visits Supercar Sunday at the Village Coffee Roaster
    "Supercar Sunday is back and is here to stay!" That's the first sentence of a long-awaited announcement from Dustin Troyan, one of Southern California's most passionate, selfless and determined car guys. Dusty started the Supercar ...

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    Event Alert: January Calendar of Automotive Events
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    January 2010 not only kicks off a new year, but also signals the end of the Naughties. The automotive landscape has changed quite a bit since the days of the Y2K scare, but some things remain the same. January still hosts the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Cobo Hall in Detroit, ...

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    Event Alert: December Calendar of Automotive Events
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    As we slowly emerge from our Thanksgiving food comas, we can start gearing up for more holiday food, family, and fun in December, with an automotive twist. We can also look forward to the real beginning of the auto show season with the first major American show, the LA Auto Show. There are also ...

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    Event Alert: November Calendar of Automotive Events
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    For many of us November means football, parades, turkey hangovers, and family dysfunctionality in the form of Thanksgiving, but we car people tend to be more thankful for SEMA, the Chase and the crowning of a new champion in Formula 1 (Well, the conclusion of another season at least, since ...

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    Auction find: Duel Peterbilt for beating up on Valiants
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    One of the most sinister automotive movie characters ever, the tanker-hauling Peterbilt from the seminal Spielberg picture, Duel, is up for auction. Perhaps only a little less evil than the '58 Plymouth in John Carpenter's adaptation of Christine, nearly 40 years have done little to dull this ...

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    Cars and Coffee roadshow headed for New England this weekend
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    Cars and Coffee, the informal and inclusive wheeled hootenanny originated in Irvine, California has been spreading across the country faster than swine flu. There's no stage with bad cover bands, not a trophy in sight, but you're always likely to see some astounding vehicles. Herb Chambers, New ...

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    Event Alert: October Calendar of Automotive Events
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    October means Halloween to many, but to car people it also means Tokyo, The Chase, ALMS at Laguna Seca and the home stretch for IndyCar and Formula 1. There are also a bunch of Fall cruises, meets and concours, so the old car crowd won't be left out this month either. Foremost on that list are ...

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    Event Alert: September Calendar of Automotive Events
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    September brings a whole bunch of Labor Day and end-of-summer cruises, meets and concours. It also kicks off the international auto show season with the Frankfurt Motor Show. For those of you missing our coverage of Meadowbrook, Woodward and Monterey, there are tons of classic car events in ...

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    Mr. Bean to make first 'live' appearance at Goodwood Revival to honor Mini turning 50
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    You like Minis? Comedy? All things British? Well mark your calendars for September 18-20, as comedian Rowan Atkinson will be appearing in character as the bungling Mr. Bean during the UK's Goodwood Revival. Not only that, but to celebrate 50 years of Mini, Mr. Bean will be driving his pea-green and ...

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    Event Alert: August Calendar of Automotive Events
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    Monterey, Meadow Brook, and Michael, oh my! This August offers plenty of action for all types of car lovers. The Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance launches the month in style, along with the SEMA Show 'n Shine half a continent away in Pasadena. For folks who are going to be near Reno, the annual ...

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