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Cars Were the Answer to Environmental Issues…

03 Apr
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AUTO MUSEUM HIGHLIGHTS VEHICLE ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES OF THE PAST AND PRESENT IN SECOND SATURDAY TOUR Imagine taking a casual walk down Capitol Avenue during a time before cars. Children playing outside (remember this is pre-smartphone) the wind brushing through the trees and the pungent stink of piles of manure! Manure from all the horses and […]

Discovery Orders First-Ever American Reality Show Filmed In Cuba

24 Mar
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Discovery Orders First-Ever American Reality Show Filmed In Cuba Michael Schneider   |  March 23, 2015 12:00pm Link: http://www.tvinsider.com/article/1048/discovery-orders-first-ever-american-reality-show-filmed-in-cuba/   Discovery Channel has ordered what it believes is the first American TV series to be completely filmed in Cuba since the U.S. embargo began in 1962. Cuban Chrome will explore the island nation’s unique car culture and […]

THE NARDI-DANESE 6C 2500 HAS A LEGENDARY LINEAGE

10 Mar

THE NARDI-DANESE 6C 2500 HAS A LEGENDARY LINEAGE by Petrolicious Productions / 10 Mar 2015 <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/0zefQVHfSIY” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> In the late 1990s, Dick DeLuna came across a tired old Italian race car for sale. It had clearly been used hard and then left out to rot, discarded like so many other race cars of […]

Brewers Showcase kicks off Sacramento Beer Week

06 Mar

Brewers Showcase kicks off Sacramento Beer Week BY BLAIR ANTHONY ROBERTSON BROBERTSON@SACBEE.COM 02/26/2015 10:00 PM  02/27/2015 7:01 AM Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/food-drink/beer/article11324858.html#storylink=cpy   It was a large and enthusiastic crowd of beer lovers that showed up for the the Brewers Showcase at the California Auto Museum. Tickets were $40, which gave participants a souvenir cup […]

What’s Special About Flash & Flair?

06 Mar

A curator choosing a favorite exhibit is as hard as choosing a favorite pet –impossible. Except, I do have a special fondness for the Flash & Flair exhibit that recently opened. Why? Maybe because it opened on Valentine’s Day and that infused me with love? Maybe because I experimented with a few new display ideas […]

FUEL Newsletter: A Guide to Trips with the California Automobile Museum

27 Feb
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Get the 411 on everything an anything about trips with the California Automobile Museum. We want to make sure you have a chance to contribute to our mission in this fun and very unique way. Trips with the California Automobile Museum are coordinated in-house and are planned to be interesting, fun, and adventurous!