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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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Published August 13, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — You’ve got the lawn chairs out, the fuzzy dice at the ready, and you’ve been checking the weekend weather report every 30 minutes. It must be cruise time. The Woodward Dream Cruise will return to the corridor this Saturday, bringing with it around 40,000 classic cars and more than a million people from around the world.

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Published August 7, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Some classic car owners spend countless hours meticulously restoring their vehicle to its original condition — but Sterling Heights resident Bob Hayes isn’t one of those collectors, at least not when it comes to his 1953 Willys truck. 

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Published August 6, 2018

UTICA — Fire up your engines for the Gasoline Alley car show this weekend.

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Published July 31, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Summer is often the time of year when a vehicle’s colors shine their brightest, but it also can bring more attention to scratched and chipped paint. However, experts in auto detailing or repair say options exist to restore a paint job.

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Published July 31, 2018

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The 2018 Gratiot Cruise, which extends from 14 Mile Road to Wellington Crescent and back in Clinton Township, will run from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 5.

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Published July 27, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A family connection and a bit of serendipity led Shelby Township residents Dennis and Elena Olivieri to the 1954 Ford Customline that sits in their garage today. 

 

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Published July 17, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Nice weather and long days mean that more people will be pushing the pedals on, alongside and across Michigan’s roads. And as a result, safety experts are warning bicyclists and motorists to respect and be mindful of one another.

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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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