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Collectible Automobile Magazine, Society of Automotive Historians Awards

The award-winning article appeared in the December 2016 issue of Collectible Automobile® magazine.

The year of Apollo 11, the “Amazin’” New York Mets, and Woodstock was also a pivotal year for U.S. automakers. A thorough retrospective of 1969 domestic cars published in Collectible Automobile® magazine, a companion to Consumer Guide® Automotive, has won an award from an international vehicle-history association.

Collectible Automobile Magazine, Awards, International Automotive Media Award Competition

Both Collectible Automobile Magazine and the Consumer Guide® Daily Drive Blog were honored this year by the judges of the International Automotive Media Award Competition.

Road tests and road trips netted a trio of Consumer Guide® Automotive Daily Drive bloggers gold medals when the 26th International Automotive Media Awards (IAMA) were announced on July 30, and one of the three picked up an additional “best in class” award.

Jaguar I-Pace Concept, North American Concept Vehicle of the Year

Jaguar I-Pace Concept


New for 2017 Chevys, 2018 Chevrolet News

There’s a lot on the minds of Chevrolet sales and marketing people, judging by the diverse array of new products the brand has placed on the market in 2017. New vehicles being added starting in the spring include a pure-electric subcompact, a compact crossover, performance cars, and compact and large pickups.


June 2015 issue of Collectible Automobile Magazine

Two articles from the June 2015 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine were honored by the Society of Automotive Historians.

Two articles from Collectible Automobile® magazine, a Consumer Guide® Automotive companion publication, have won writing awards from an international vehicle-history association.



The story of the preservation of a record-setting 1958 Chrysler 300 has earned a gold medal for the author who wrote about it in Collectible Automobile®, Consumer Guide® Automotive’s bimonthly automotive-history companion magazine. In addition, the magazine and CG’s Daily Drive blog both drew a pair of bronze medals when the 25th International Automotive Media Awards (IAMA) were presented on July 31.

2016 Buick Avista Concept

2016 Buick Avista Concept

The style and grace of past Buicks reinterpreted for the future was the basis for the Buick Avista concept car. As things turned out, it was also the basis for an award winner. The Dark Sapphire Jewel hardtop coupe was selected as the “Most Significant Concept Vehicle” of 2016 when North American Concept Vehicle of the Year (NACVOTY) awards were presented on July 31.

Collectible Automobile Award

This article appeared in the October 2014 issue of Collectible Automobile® magazine.

An article on the reemergence of electric cars has won an award for Collectible Automobile® magazine, Consumer Guide® Automotive’s companion publication about motoring history.

Martin Milner on Route 66

“Route 66” stars Martin Milner (right), and George Maharis and, of course, their Corvette.

On the surface they may seem like slivers of a 50-year Hollywood career, but the two starring roles that Martin Milner landed in the 1960s put him in the car-buff-television hall of fame. Mr. Milner, who died September 6 at age 83 in California, sought adventure across America in a Corvette from 1960 to 1964 on Route 66, then protected and served Angelenos with a succession of Los Angeles Police Department “black-and-whites” between 1968 and 1975 on Adam-12.


International Automotive Media Awards

Consumer Guide® Automotive’s “Daily Drive” blog and Collectible Automobile® magazine both collected a pair of medals when the 24th International Automotive Media Awards (IAMA) were presented on July 26.

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