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

2015 Tour Flyer
(Added 12/9/2014)

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

2016 Tour Flyer
(Added 9/17/2015)

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 - May 2016, by Larry Becker (Added 5/2/16)
Some experts say that despite investing billions in fuel-saving technologies and introducing a raft of lower-mileage vehicles and electric vehicles, auto makers will be hard pressed to meet its target of 54.5 mpg in 2025. Automakers are expected to seek adjustments to the government’s formula for increasing gas mileage and cuting greenhouse gas emissions...
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bk showalterNew Romances and Old Cars - May 2016, by BK Showalter (Added 5/2/16)
A short week after I graduated from the small town high school where 16 classmates and I had spent four undistinguished years my dad enrolled me in a state college. His action truly caught me by surprise since school terms I had known always began in September...
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Where's My Cell Phone and GPS - March 2015, by Terry Borgmann (Added 3/1/15)
This true story takes place in the mid 1940s. It’s not directly about a car but does involve travel. Those who know me know that I am not an author so feel free to skip to the next article...
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