Why the Chrysler Minivan Changed the World

Chrysler Minivan
Aug 15, 2019 Of all the automobiles that changed the world, the Chrysler line of minivans is likely to win the award of “least exciting” by most automotive enthusiasts.  But that was never the point; the minivan was not intended to be flashy, instead it was a car with a purpose that fulfilled the needs of m... Read More → Read More

From Horses to Horsepower

From Horses to Horsepower
Aug 15, 2019 Presented by Robert Casey, retired Curator of Transportation at The Henry Ford Museum Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 1:30pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium; $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members, refreshments to follow Join renowned automotive historian Robert Casey, retired Cur... Read More → Read More

Meet Tom Cotter at the 2019 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm

Tom Cotter
Jun 18, 2019 Come meet author and historian, Tom Cotter, at the 2019 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm SOUTH BEND, IN – Automotive raconteur and barn-find hunter Tom Cotter, will be hosting a book signing at the 2019 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm. Tom is the author of the famous In the Barn series, ch... Read More → Read More

The Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm to feature World’s oldest Lincoln Automobile

1921 Lincoln
Jun 12, 2019 A 1921 Lincoln “L” Touring car, the world’s oldest Lincoln automobile, will be featured at the 2019 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm. This Lincoln is owned by the Western Reserve Historical Society’s Crawford Auto and Aviation Collection (Cleveland, Ohio), and will be part of the Precise ... Read More → Read More

Studebaker’s Lost Landmarks

Studebaker Landmark
Jun 12, 2019 Presented by Andrew Beckman, Studebaker National Museum Archivist Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 1:30pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members, refreshments to follow Join the Studebaker National Museum Archivist, Andrew Beckman, for a look at bygone... Read More → Read More

Streamlined: The Studebaker Connection

Streamlined Exhibition
Apr 11, 2019 STREAMLINED: THE STUDEBAKER CONNECTION Presented by Aaron Warkentin, Studebaker National Museum Curator Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 1:30pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium; $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members, refreshments to follow The special exhibition Streamlined: Style in M... Read More → Read More

Streamlined: Style in Motion

Delage
Mar 07, 2019 It was a design revolution. The advent of the profession of industrial design combined with wind tunnel testing saw the boxy shapes of the 1920s give way to graceful streamlined silhouettes that spread across the entire industry. Streamlined: Style in Motion features some of the landmark automobiles... Read More → Read More

Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm Vehicle Application

Concours at Copshaholm
Feb 28, 2019 The Studebaker National Museum announces the Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm, an exclusive gathering celebrating automotive design, engineering and culture. Organizers are now accepting applications from automobile owners for the event to be held Saturday, July 13, 2019, in South Bend, Indiana. ... Read More → Read More

Ford’s Model T: Mass Automobility

Ford Model T
Feb 28, 2019 The Model T ranks with the airplane, radio, television, and the digital computer as one of the key inventions that helped shape the twentieth century.  Historian David Hounshell called the Ford Model T “the only revolutionary automobile of the twentieth century,” because what it did could be do... Read More → Read More

The 1912 Cadillac: A Self-Starter

1912 Cadillac
Feb 13, 2019 In a major way the advent of the autonomous vehicles today compares closely with the arrival of the controversial horseless carriage over a century ago.  Initially neither innovation was broadly embraced by the general public. The debate at the turn of the 20th century was why buy one of those ... Read More → Read More