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Feb 09, 2016, 10:00 ET
2016 Ford Focus RS - Photo Credit to  Ford

Hagerty Announces Annual "Hot List" Of Future Collectibles

Despite the fact that automakers progressively tout this period as the dawn of driverless technology, 2015 was a record year for new vehicle sales....

Dec 17, 2015, 09:02 ET
1956 Ferrari 290 MM Spider sold by RM Sotheby's was the most expensive car sold at Public Auction in 2015.  (Photo credit:  Tim Scott Fluid Images courtesy of RM Sotheby's)

2015 Welcomed a New Era of Classic Cars

 Hagerty, the classic car valuations and insurance leader, reports the hottest segment of the classic car market are models built 1980 through...

Aug 15, 2015, 16:40 ET
Couple renews their vows in their 1930 Model A at Hagerty's vow renewal ceremony at Woodward Dream Cruise

150 Couples Renew Wedding Vows in Classic Cars

 Hagerty, the world's leading insurance provider for classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, hosted a vow renewal ceremony for more than 150...

Jul 13, 2015, 08:57 ET
Hagerty Classic Cars magazine took over a Chicago-area drive-in to celebrate the 6th annual Collector Car Appreciation Day

Classic Car Families Put Down iPads, Pick Up Car Keys To Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day

 Hagerty Classic Cars magazine, the largest circulated collector car publication, took over a Chicago-area drive-in to celebrate the 6th annual...

Jun 19, 2015, 16:41 ET
Hagerty announces favorite classic convertibles for Summer, among them the 1970 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Photo courtesy GM Media Archive).

Hagerty Announces Favorite Classic Convertibles For Summer 2015

 Summer begins this Sunday and to kick-off the season the collector vehicle experts at Hagerty have named their favorite classic convertibles...

Mar 05, 2015, 08:55 ET
The 2015 Hagerty Hot List, created by the collector car experts at Hagerty, is an annual list of vehicles that stand out as likely being collectible within the next 25 years. In order to be considered for the "Hagerty Hot List," the vehicle must be produced within the 2015 model year with an MSRP of less than $100,000. Among the vehicles that made the 2015 list is the BMW M4. (Photo courtesy of BMW North America)

Hagerty Announces Annual "Hot List" of Future Collectibles

 Enthusiasts often wonder what they can buy today that will become collectible in the future. With a deep understanding of the market, the...

Jan 26, 2015, 13:49 ET
Hagerty Market Rating as of January 2015, up from 68.91 in December 2014. The Hagerty Market Rating is a new tool to gauge the status of the classic car market.

Hagerty Introduces New Market Rating To Measure Strength Of The Classic Car Market

 Hagerty has announced the creation of the Hagerty Market Rating, a new tool to gauge the status of the classic car...

Jul 11, 2014, 12:50 ET
Hagerty Classic Car Magazine provides the full service experience to a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air to celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day. (PRNewsFoto/Hagerty Classic Car Magazine)

Classic Car Owners Receive Historic Pricing at Vintage-Themed Gas Station on Michigan's Woodward Avenue

To celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day, Hagerty Classic Car Magazine transformed a gas station on Michigan's famous Woodward...

Oct 01, 2013, 13:09 ET

Kalbian Hagerty LLP Forces Dismissal Of $9 Billion Civil Bank Fraud Case

 Kalbian Hagerty LLP announced today that a large Saudi based merchant family enterprise agreed to dismiss a $9 billion civil case it had...

Sep 19, 2013, 08:07 ET
LATEST HAGERTY PRICE GUIDE CONFIRMS STRENGTH IN COLLECTOR CAR MARKET.  Pictured: Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing. Photo Courtesy of Hagerty.  (PRNewsFoto/Hagerty)

Latest Hagerty Price Guide Confirms Strength In Collector Car Market

 New market data published by the Hagerty Price Guide shows that the most expensive and desirable cars in the collector vehicle hobby have...

Aug 31, 2012, 16:41 ET
Hagerty Looks at Top Ten Presidential Influences on Automotive Industry - Government officials join President Eisenhower as he signs Highway Bill.  (PRNewsFoto/Hagerty, The National Park Service and the Eisenhower Presidential Library)

Top Ten Presidential Influences On The Automotive Industry

At the Republican National Convention this week, Mitt Romney was officially named as the Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential campaign...

Jun 05, 2012, 12:05 ET

Mark A. Barondess Joins Kalbian Hagerty

 Kalbian Hagerty LLP announced today that prominent trial attorney Mark A. Barondess has joined the firm's Washington, DC office. Mark will be...

Nov 15, 2011, 11:12 ET
Student Kimberly Becker, 19, of Long Beach, Calif. Receives Classic Car Driving Instruction from Victoria Corradi of Redondo Beach, Calif. at Saturday's Hagerty Driving Experience.  (PRNewsFoto/Hagerty Insurance Agency, LLC.)

Hagerty Hosts Southern California Classic Car Driving Experience

On Saturday, November 12, young adults from the Los Angeles area participated in a classic car driving experience designed to highlight the...

Aug 16, 2011, 14:31 ET

Hagerty Announces Classic Vehicle Valuation Tool Ahead of $230 Million Auction Week

Hagerty today announced a complimentary new web service developed to help collectors better understand the classic car marketplace. "Collector Car...

Jul 11, 2011, 19:16 ET
Student Learns to Drive a 1940 Buick at the Inaugural Hagerty Driving Experience on Collector Car Appreciation Day, Friday, July 8 at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Mich.  (PRNewsFoto/Hagerty Insurance Agency, LLC.)

Hagerty Hosts Inaugural Youth Driving Experience

On Friday, July 8, 35 young adults participated in a classic car driving experience designed to highlight the enjoyment of driving a vintage car....

Jun 01, 2011, 09:00 ET
Classic Lamborghini Countach out of your budget? Hagerty recommends an option which supplies the same amount of fun for a fraction of the cost.  (PRNewsFoto/Hagerty Insurance Agency, Inc., RM Auctions)

Hagerty's Top Five Attainable Dream Cars

Earlier this year, a1970 Plymouth 'Cuda Hemi Convertible was auctioned for $1,705,000 and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe came off...

Mar 14, 2011, 06:01 ET

Hagerty Issues Call for Next Generation of Star Automotive Reporters

Hagerty, the world's leading provider of collector car insurance, today announced the launch of the first-ever Youth Reporter Contest as part of...

Jan 17, 2011, 11:56 ET

Hagerty Provides Immediate Access to Auction Results for One of the Most Significant Collector Car Events in the World

Hagerty, the world's largest provider of collector car insurance, is launching a resource exclusively for media that will provide daily sales...

Nov 29, 2010, 06:01 ET
The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible, a vehicle Hagerty predicts will become collectible in the future. (PRNewsFoto/Hagerty Insurance Agency, Inc.)

Today's Roads, Tomorrow's Classic Cars

Every year, the Los Angeles Auto Show debuts some of today's most exciting new car models, from leading manufacturers such as Cadillac, Infiniti,...

Aug 13, 2010, 09:47 ET
The finalists of the 2010 Young Designer Contest with the VIP Judging Panel. (PRNewsFoto/Hagerty Insurance Agency, Inc.)

Hagerty Announces Winner of 2010 Young Designer Contest as Selected by VIP Judging Panel

Hagerty, the world's leading provider of collector car insurance, has announced the winner of its second annual Young Designer Contest, "Designing...