Roger Barr, ace mechanic on Velocity’s “Chasing Classic Cars.”

Roger Sets the Bar High on Velocity’s “Chasing Classic Cars”

By Bill Griffith PORTLAND, CT—You know him as “Roger,” the sometimes funny, sometimes curmudgeonly (and often both) 82-year-old ace mechanic on Velocity’s “Chasing Classic Cars.” He plays off show centerpiece Wayne Carini so well that you are immediately drawn into the nitty, gritty of the mechanical fixes. How well? So well that Roger rates an […]

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2018 NEMPA Ragtop Ramble

The weather could not have been better for the 2018 NEMPA Ragtop Harbor Cruise and Ramble.  The warm sun was only eclipsed by the feelings of being together again doing what we all love – catching up and experiencing the best the automotive industry has to offer. The legendary Ragtop Ramble is a top-down ride […]

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Autonomous Vehicle Technology – Who’s Driving?

By Bill Griffith The last thing most businesses want is more government regulation. Don’t count those working on the autonomous vehicle among them. “We need ‘Policy Help,’ ” says MIT researcher and administrator Bryan Reimer Ph.D. Reimer was the keynote speaker May 30 at the 8th annual NEMPA MIT Technology Conference at the university’s Media […]

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New England Motor Press Association Announces Winter Vehicle and Ragtop Awards

New England Motor Press Association Announces Winter Vehicle and Ragtop Awards — Association Also Honors Executives and Industry Standouts — Cambridge, Mass., May 30, 2018 — At its annual awards dinner, held at the MIT Media Lab, the New England Motor Press Association honored four individuals for their outstanding contributions to the automotive industry and […]

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