Contemporary Historical Vehicle Association

Welcome to the website of the Contemporary Historical Vehicle Association! The CHVA endeavors to give all the benefits of a large, all-encompassing club dedicated to the preservation of the Depression/World War II era and later vehicles. The purpose of the club is to provide a place where publications and activities will be designed to cater to this particular era of vehicles and auto-related memories. We feel these vehicles deserve a place where those people who consider them to be of historical and sentimental value, can follow those convictions in fellowship with people of similar interest.

CHVA Regions enjoy activities that include cruise nights, judged car shows, day trips, weekend tours, and national tours. To join CHVA you do not need to own a classic car. Just contact any Region near you. If there is not a Region in your vicinity you may join the National organization and even establish your own Region.


News and Events

Letter from the President
(Added 12/15/2013)

2014 Tour Reports

2014 National Tour Videos
View videos of each day of the 2014 tour

2014 National Tour Write Up
by Kevin Stilley
(Added 11/18/2014)

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Cars For Sale

Check out the Cars For Sale page to see what other members are offering. Want to list your classic car?

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Latest Articles

larryOld Cars and New Laws - November 2014, by Larry Becker (Added 11/2/14)
As they prepare for winter, many states are paying more for road salt due to a shortage of supply. Many states are seeing an 8% increase in the cost of the salt. Minnesota also reports a shortage of trucks to haul the salt meaning that some cities are not able to build up their stockpiles as fast as they would like...
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bk showalterConsiderable Pleasure - November 2014, by BK Showalter (Added 11/2/14)
Some new cars of yore were works of art that gave folks considerable pleasure when they toured dealer showrooms. Boy! How I loved those fleeting moments spent savoring the shiny paint, glistening chrome, and that new car smell. Remembering those occasions are enough to cause “continued activity of (my) sensory organs” from some long ago stimulation.”...
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paulYour Turn - August 2013, by Paul Schneider (Added 8/14/13)
I’ve been sharing my stories with the CHVA web-page, and the Action Era Vehicle magazine for many years and I seemed to have drained the memory bank dry and by now you must be getting awful tired of reading about my past. We have also just moved and will be making some changes with the house we bought, plus putting in another garage for the big boy toys...
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