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Auto

Published March 2, 2018

EASTPOINTE — Save the date: Eastpointe’s Cruisin’ Gratiot is coming back June 16 with its 20th annual weeklong celebration of automotive history, tradition, memorabilia and family fun.  

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Published February 27, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Hyundai fans who are hoping for a speedy arrival of the new version of the Veloster won’t have much longer to wait, according to the automaker. 

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Published February 27, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Fire up those engines because it’s time for the 66th annual Autorama, taking place from March 2-4 at Cobo Center in Detroit. 

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Published February 26, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS/METRO DETROIT — Farmington Hills car enthusiast Harvey Ettinger can’t get enough of his 1925 Model T street car, which he made from a kit. Ettinger, a retired Ford Motor Co. engineer, wants to share his work of art with others  at the 66th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama March 2-4 at Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd. The show is presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, according to a press release.

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Published February 21, 2018

ROYAL OAK — With Woodward Avenue running right through Royal Oak, it’s no surprise that the city’s residents will make their presence known at the 66th Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center March 2-4. 

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Published February 19, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Searching for affordable and available parking in an unfamiliar downtown area can be an added source of frustration while driving. But a couple of app developers recently announced solutions that they say will use massive collections of parking-related data to make the process easier. 

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Published February 19, 2018

METRO DETROIT — More than 800 hot rods, customs, trucks and motorcycles from across the country and around the world will be featured at this year’s Autorama.

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Published February 14, 2018

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak resident Tim McDonough’s red 1967 Chevrolet Corvette C2 is in the midst of its annual “winter nap,” but come cruising season, it will be back on the road, just as it has been for nearly four decades. 

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Published February 14, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Automakers worldwide are continuing to turn their cars and trucks into poetry in motion, and an educator from the College for Creative Studies is taking note.

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Published February 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Human judgment could become less and less dominant behind the wheel as automakers and suppliers take advantage of developing semiautonomous safety sensors and alerts, according to exhibitors at the January North American International Auto Show in Detroit. 

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Published January 31, 2018

METRO DETROIT — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit provided some clues on the hues that car buyers may be able to choose at dealerships this year. 

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Published January 30, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In the dead of winter, Shorewood Kiwanis was already thinking summer with the unveiling of the winning logo for the Harper Charity Cruise at Macomb Community College Jan. 19.

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Published January 25, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Local auto dealerships expect customers to be the biggest winners after the North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year Awards respectively named the Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator as winners recently.

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Published January 17, 2018

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METRO DETROIT — Wild swings in wintry weather are being blamed for producing a fresh batch of potholes on metro Detroit’s roads.

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Published December 19, 2017

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METRO DETROIT — Police and traffic safety organizations are reminding Christmas and New Year’s Eve partygoers to only drive if they plan to refrain from alcohol and stay sober.

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Published December 11, 2017

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METRO DETROIT — Suppliers of auto products and services agree that the season of “Jingle Bells” can also be a great time to buy bells and whistles for loved ones’ vehicles.

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Published December 6, 2017

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METRO DETROIT — In light of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week lasting from Dec. 4 to 8 this year, a couple of organizations are announcing that there are steps that seniors — particularly those 65 and older — can take to acclimate their vehicles for safer driving.

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Published November 15, 2017

Shorter days are no excuse to stay in the dark about good driving habits, according to safety experts.

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Published November 8, 2017

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At first glance, it might look like a child’s toy or a go-kart, but Ferndale resident Christopher Beltz’s 1919 Briggs & Stratton Flyer is, in fact, an actual automobile. 

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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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