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 - December 2014, by Larry Becker (Added 11/30/14)
In an AT&T sponsored survey of frequent drivers who text daily regardless of where they are – 98 % say they were aware of the dangers of texting behind the wheel. Nevertheless, three quarters of them admitted to texting while driving despite broad public campaigns and laws against it some states...
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Step Her Up A Little - December 2014, by BK Showalter (Added 12/1/14)
My mother, born and raised in Northwestern Arkansas, was a teen when her father died. For a few years her mother had to support the family. With no real skills or education, the mother began “taking in washing” for women who had more money than time, energy, or inclination...
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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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