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.
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)
Check out the Cars For Sale page to see what other members are offering. Want to list your classic car?
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Old Cars and New Laws - January 2015, by Larry Becker (Added 12/28/14)
The SEMA Action Network has designed a quick reference guide of the specialty license plates available state by state. It includes a map that illustrates the number of license plates required. Those looking to purchase or apply for a specialty plate are advised to check with their local DMV for guidance and paperwork...
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Wheel Love - January 2015, by BK Showalter (Added 12/28/14)
At what age do kids form an opinion about the car they hope someday to own? That’s really a trick question for in many cases the make and model is locked in before kids have the birthday that makes them old enough to drive. This tends to make one wonder what events or circumstances lead to those early choices of marques...
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Your 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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