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Father of the Mustang

Father of the Mustang

Lee Iacocca and the iconic pony car

Lee Iacocca joined Ford Motor Company’s engineering department in 1946 after graduating from Lehigh University and Princeton University. But it would be his achievements in sales that would eventually lead him to the top of the company, and along... more

MUSTANG

Eric Kaminsky - May 30, 2014 11:00 AM - Comments

HEMI Challenge Returns

HEMI Challenge Returns

14th Season Includes Hemi 50th Celebration

      The Mopar brand will highlight its commitment once again to Sportsman racing competition within the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) by holding the ever-popular HEMI® Challenge for a 14th consecutive season at the... more

MOPAR

Larry Jewett - May 29, 2014 04:18 PM - Comments

Mopar Steals the Show

Mopar Steals the Show

Good Turnout for May Event

      Mopars stood out with a strong presence at the Clintonville, Wisconsin, Downtown Street Cruise. This show was a fundraiser for the Northeast Wisconsin Beat the Heat—a non-profit youth program in which young enthusiasts... more

MOPAR

John Gunnell - May 29, 2014 02:53 PM - Comments

Volunteers Honored

Volunteers Honored

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum Highlights Supporters

      The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Volunteer Association has honored their 2013 Volunteer of the Year winners: Barbara Lockwood and Kay Knapp. The awards were recently announced at the museum’s Annual Membership... more

CLASSICS

John Gunnell - May 29, 2014 02:45 PM - Comments

The Father of Corvette

The Father of Corvette

Zora Duntov gives Corvette its performance genes

Many will argue that Harley Earl would hold the title of being Corvette’s paternal grantor. While it is true that Earl, as the first head of the General Motors design staff, birthed the Corvette from his studios, it goes without question that the task of raising Corvette into a world-wide performance car fell on the shoulders of a Russian immigrant who first saw Corvette, like so many other Americans, on a turntable at GM’s 1953 Motorama in New York.... more

CORVETTE

Andy Bolig - May 29, 2014 02:27 PM - Comments

AACA Packard

AACA Packard

Refurbished Car to Debut at The Elegance at Hershey

      The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum will utilize the upcoming Elegance at Hershey as an opportunity to showcase the refurbishment of a recently donated vehicle.      This rather... more

CLASSICS

Larry Jewett - May 29, 2014 02:19 PM - Comments

Mustangs Forever

Mustangs Forever

Exhibit at Petersen Museum highlights every generation

The Petersen Museum in Los Angeles has opened a new exhibit celebrating the Mustang.... more

MUSTANG

Eric Kaminsky - May 29, 2014 01:45 PM - Comments

Daytona Update

Daytona Update

USCA Comes to Florida

      Several drivers had a dream come true recently as the Ultimate Street Car Association opened the gates at Daytona International Speedway. Muscle cars were in abundant supply as the event offered perfect Florida weather on... more

GENERAL

Larry Jewett - May 29, 2014 01:16 PM - Comments

Get Belted Or Be Grounded

Get Belted Or Be Grounded

General Motors and OnStar join in the effort to get people to buckle up

In support of the Click it or Ticket campaign, GM is announcing plans to launch a new Belt Assurance System on select fleet vehicles later this year.... more

GM

Andy Bolig - May 29, 2014 09:59 AM - Comments

GM History

GM History

Moments That Made the Company

     On June 3, 1957, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the chemical company E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. must give up its large stock interest in the Detroit-based automobile company General Motors on the grounds that it constituted... more

GM

Larry Jewett - May 28, 2014 06:40 PM - Comments