Checker Motors of Kalamazoo officially closed its doors in 2009. Now a Massachusetts company has recently secured the rights to the trademark brand. 

Set to release two new Checker production cars, based in the 1960's design, with more modern 'creature comforts'. One is a 6 door wagon similar to some original models. The other is a sleek looking take on a pickup truck similar to the El Camino. Read the full story about the new Checker here.

BONUS VIDEO: Fly over of the Former Checker Motor Corporation site