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Published November 28, 2018

TROY — In 1948, the average cost of a new car was $1,250, a gallon of gas cost 16 cents, and the average yearly wage was $2,950.

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Published November 27, 2018

METRO DETROIT — A freezing November with early snowfalls serves as a good reminder that it’s not too early to get a car ready for winter, even weeks before it officially arrives on the calendar. Al Laity, service director at Rochester Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, offered a few tips for anyone who wants to prepare a vehicle for the arctic temperatures.

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Published November 14, 2018

All summer long, C & G Newspapers asked classic car owners to submit photos of their vehicles for our Summer of Cruising online car show contest, and this year, the top vote-getter was Clinton Township resident Jerry Aiello and his 1957 Chevrolet hot rod. 

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Published November 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Prepare to spend more on auto repairs after a crash if your vehicle has sensors that are becoming more prevalent in newer vehicles, according to AAA.

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Published October 30, 2018

The back of a hearse is a place where most of us don’t want to end up anytime soon —  but with countless hearse-owners clubs around the world, there are plenty of brave souls who aren’t afraid to sit up front and take the driver’s seat. 

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Published October 23, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Icy roads and slippery conditions this upcoming winter will mean that you’ll need to rely on your vehicle’s tires and brakes to come to a stop. And vehicle service specialists are giving tips on how to maximize your traction.

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Published October 19, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — On any given day, it’s fairly common to spot a Ford Ranger on the road, but when it comes to the Ford SkyRanger — a unique variation from the early ’90s — a sighting is nearly impossible.  

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Published October 9, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Fall is the time for deer to frolic, and drivers need to be ready if one frolics near their car.

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Published October 3, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — For Clinton Township resident Michael Belcarz, the Plymouth Road Runner is a car that has stood the test of time for three generations. 

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Published September 25, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Don’t leaf the occasion for fall tree viewing by car off your schedule until it’s too late.

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Published September 21, 2018

ROYAL OAK — Doug Thompson, of Royal Oak, has owned a variety of classic vehicles over the years, but out of all of them, he said, nothing beats the fun factor of owning a firetruck. 

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Published September 11, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Properly stopping and driving carefully around school buses is a lesson too important to fail.

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Published September 7, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights resident Don Filipski said he has always gravitated toward “odd or unusual little cars,” so it’s no surprise that his garage holds two such vehicles — a 1957 Cushman Truckster and a 1959 King Midget. 

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Published August 30, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While cars are front and center down Harper Avenue, charities benefit from the cruise, and volunteers said they appreciate Shorewood Kiwanis giving them the opportunity.

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Published August 28, 2018

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Summer might unofficially be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get your classic car fix. Grosse Pointe Shores will be holding its third annual classic car show from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at Osius Park.

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Published August 28, 2018

METROIT DETROIT — Oakland and Macomb counties’ road commissions scratched beyond the surface of their scheduled road repair tasks for this construction season, but they say many projects still have months to go.

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Published August 22, 2018

When Berkley resident Jerry Naumann takes his van out for a spin, anyone who sees it usually does a double take — or sometimes even a triple take. 

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Published August 20, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The 2018 Shorewood Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise rolls into town 5-9 p.m. Aug. 29 along Harper Avenue, from Old Eight Mile Road to Bayside Street.

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Published August 20, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With “charity” right in the name of the cruise, the Shorewood Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise raises money for projects to benefit children hosted by Shorewood Kiwanis, as well as for five other charity partners that help raise money at the event.

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Published August 15, 2018

METRO DETROIT — With the new school year on the horizon, local Subaru dealerships in the metro Detroit area are embarking on a campaign this month to help make students smarter in science.

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