There’s a lot more to owning and running a rod shop than working on cars. This section focuses on how to run a business, offering tips and examples from business experts as well as fellow rod shop owners. It also covers the latest innovations in the industry— from cool cars to shop tools.
With the help of a strong team and good branding, this young shop owner is building a business with a growing local reputation and a packed calendar.
A writer from the York Daily Record interviewed rod builders at last weekend’s Street Rod Nationals East Plus in York, Pennsylvania, who were having trouble selling their project cars due to the down economy.
Two new books are available from Motorbooks that are designed to help builders and collectors understand and create the ultimate muscle car.
The SEMA Action Network (SAN) has updated members on passed and pending legislation. Click to get information on legislation impacting hobbyists in six states.
Attending a car show can be a great way to get exposure for your shop. Click to get the lowdown on 10 shows and events taking place this weekend around the country.
This weekend is packed with more opportunities for hot rod shops and enthusiasts to pull their treasured classic cars out of storage and show them off! Here’s the lowdown on 10 shows happening around the country.
The California State Assembly recently voted to approve legislation to increase the registration limit for exempted specially constructed vehicle (kit car) registrations from 500 to 750 vehicles per year.
In search of plans for the coming weekend? Car shows are being held across the country that offer you the perfect opportunity to proudly display your best work and connect with potential customers.
After seeing the effect that the slumping economy has had on small businesses, particularly those in the classic car industry, John Gunnell had the idea of having small businesses join together to survive and, hopefully, thrive.
Jonathan Welsh, a contributor to the Wall Street Journal’s “Driver’s Seat” blog, wrote this weekend about the impact the economic downturn has had on prices in the American collector car market.