About The Hall

Honoring the Past and Shaping the Future

The Automotive Hall of Fame was established in 1939, to perpetuate the accomplishments of the early automotive pioneers. Called the “Automobile Old Timers,” the group was dedicated to honoring automotive innovators from all parts of the worldwide automotive industry.

The current mission of the Automotive Hall of Fame is to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of individuals in the international motor vehicle industry through awards and educational programs that challenge young and old alike to higher levels of personal achievement.  

The Automotive Hall of Fame’s mandate is to increase the public’s understanding of the contribution that the international motor vehicle industry has had on our freedom of personal mobility and on our high standard of living.  In the process of preserving international motor vehicle industry history, the Automotive Hall of Fame is dedicated to shaping a better future for all.

The Hall of Fame tells stories about the people, their companies and how the industry has impacted culture, society, pop culture, the world in general.

Automotive Hall of Fame History

The Automotive Hall of Fame tells the stories of outstanding automotive achievement.

Board of Directors

Our board of directors are a unique group of industry professionals, journalists and educators that have a keen interest in preserving the vast detail of the automotive industry’s legacy.
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