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Auto

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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Published April 18, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — For most car collectors, an original 1937 Jaguar SS 100 is unattainable, as only a few still exist, and those that do cost a small fortune. 

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Published April 18, 2018

METRO DETROIT — With warmer weather on the way, anyone interested in acquiring a new motorcycle should not be afraid to test ride a variety of two-wheelers and remember to buy safety gear, according to a local motorbike dealership. 

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Published April 16, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Smartphones. Lipstick. Doughnuts. GPS systems. What do they all have in common? They could lead to a ticket from the police if drivers are using them while operating a vehicle in motion.

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Published April 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Traffic and safety observers are casting their full attention on safe driving habits this April, which is also Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

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Published April 3, 2018

METRO DETROIT — A seasonal campaign to keep roads from being a dumping ground is getting ready to bloom again this spring. 

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Published March 27, 2018

METRO DETROIT — A windshield may protect you from the elements, but even it needs some loving care if rocks or other debris cause chips and cracks, according to repair specialists.

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Published March 21, 2018

METRO DETROIT — As trees start budding and the grass grows greener, it’s also time to replenish your vehicles’ supplies and maintenance needs, according to auto maintenance experts.

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Published March 16, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Thirty-three years after his father first created the vehicle, a local business owner has won an award for his go-kart at Detroit Autorama.

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Published March 14, 2018

METRO DETROIT — The service departments at local dealerships are confirming that tires and rims are taking a beating on metro Detroit’s roads, and they recommend investing in special coverage programs to cushion the blow should it ever happen to you.

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Published March 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Growing tired of early evenings is typical for many people this time of year, but the switch to daylight saving time is no excuse to be tired on the roads.

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Upcoming Events

The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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