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Published July 11, 2018

Three years ago, Pontiac resident Eric Palmer was looking for a new convertible for summer cruising, so as a 20-plus-year General Motors Co. employee, he began scoping out Corvettes. 

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Published July 10, 2018

TROY — History will come to life Aug. 5 when the Troy Traffic Jam rolls into the Troy Historic Village.

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Published July 3, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Whether it’s “road closed” barricades or orange barrels, all of the markers for road construction are in sight for many commuters this summer.

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Published June 29, 2018

WARREN — In the 1980s, John Bolognino would make wooden die models for General Motors by working off blueprints and concept drawings to develop models for testing. John, a Shelby Township resident, said that was a time-consuming method and didn’t allow for timely testing.Read More

Published June 27, 2018

FERNDALE — Last year, Ferndale resident Chris Beltz shared the history of his 1919 Briggs & Stratton Flyer with our readers as part of C & G Newspapers’ Behind the Wheel series, and now the story of his car is about to reach an even bigger audience on national TV.

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Published June 19, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is on a trek to show customers many of the conveniences and features that its latest vehicle technology offers.

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Published June 15, 2018

WARREN — Mark Piccalo went to church with his buddy, Paul Sadowski, in Warren a few years ago and had an earthly revelation as he was leaving the sanctuary. “He was just basically thanking me for coming out,” Piccalo remembered. “I said, ‘This would be a great place next spring to have a car show,’ and Paul said, ‘Well, I can put that together.’”

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Published June 13, 2018

What’s better than owning a classic pickup truck? If you ask Macomb Township resident Jerry Drenzek, he’d probably say it’s owning three of them. 

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Published June 12, 2018

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The 31st annual EyesOn Design car show — a fundraiser for the Grosse Pointe Park-based nonprofit, the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology — caps off a weekend of special events on Father’s Day on the landscaped lakeside grounds of the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores.

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Published June 5, 2018

TROY — The Troy Chamber of Commerce hosted Connect Troy at Altair Engineering May 23, where experts in the field answered questions about the state’s role in the future of autonomous vehicles. 

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Published June 4, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Packard cars were the first to include air conditioning around 1940, and one of the first vehicles to have a steering wheel in 1901. On June 10, patrons will get a chance to check out some of the historic Packard cars as part of the Cars ‘R’ Stars car show at the Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township.

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Published May 31, 2018

In 1967, when Waterford resident Brian Veit was just 6 years old, his dad brought home a brand-new Dodge Charger. 

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Published May 23, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Classic cars and a whole lot more will converge and cruise the historic streets of downtown Mount Clemens for one of the area’s longest traditions. The Mount Clemens Cruise, now in its 27th year and hosted by the nonprofit Friends of Mount Clemens, will be held June 1-2.

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Published May 22, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Drivers who want to keep up to speed on certain traffic intersections’ crash data now have an updated, compiled list, though some road safety experts say additional information ought to be considered.

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Published May 22, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Before you stuff your suitcase for this summer’s road trip, make sure you pack a healthy dose of patience — construction season is in high gear.

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Published May 16, 2018

Macomb Township resident Dave Popovich owns a car that encompasses two of his passions: police work and Mustangs. 

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Published May 8, 2018

METRO DETROIT — A storm-related power outage affects more than homes  — it also can make traffic lights inoperable. And this can make crossing a four-way intersection tricky unless all drivers follow the same rules.

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Published May 7, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Metro Detroiters know that when the weather turns nice, they are going to see a new array of vehicles hitting the roads.

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Published May 2, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Four years ago, Shelby Township resident Ken Savage was on the hunt for a 1960s convertible muscle car. 

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Published April 25, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Sometimes the little details matter, and getting the specifics behind the best auto detailing package for your car or truck is no different.

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