|17TH ANNUAL FORD FREEDOM AWARD CELEBRATES TECHNOPRENEURS: BUILDERS OF THE INNOVATION ECONOMY|
| ||◾Event to honor late inventor Elijah McCoy; CODE2040 founder Laura Weidman Powers; and Lotus 1-2-3 developer Mitch Kapor and his wife, Freada Kapor Klein, social activist
◾Program features an evening of fashion, music and technology, including a concert by GRAMMY Award Nominee Ledisi, appearances by Lyndsey Scott, Big Sean and Van Jones
◾Proceeds to benefit Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in celebration of its 50th anniversary
DEARBORN, Mich., April 14, 2015 – Fo...[Read more...]|
|PICKUPS AND CROSSOVERS DRIVE BEST CHEVROLET AND GMC TRUCK SALES IN MARCH SINCE 2007|
| ||DETROIT – Chevrolet, GMC, Buick and Cadillac dealers in the United States delivered 249,875 vehicles in March 2015, down 2 percent year over year. Fleet deliveries were up 5 percent and retail deliveries declined 5 percent. Total sales of trucks, including pickups, vans and SUVs, were up 14 percent. Crossover deliveries were up 6 percent and passenger car deliveries were down 21 percent.
'As the economy gained steam throughout 2014, we knew 2015 would be a strong year for trucks,' sa...[Read more...]|
|ART EXHIBIT CELEBRATES CHRYSLER WORKERS' MULTIPLE TALENTS, CREATIVITY IN MANUFACTURING PROCESS|
| ||November 21, 2013 , Detroit - The UAW and Chrysler Group LLC today unveiled an art show that recognizes multidimensional employees from the shop floor and celebrates the role of the creative process in manufacturing automobiles.
The jointly sponsored 2013-2014 Artists at Work Exhibition features 92 pieces of art by 50 UAW-represented and non-bargaining unit Chrysler Group employees.
UAW and Chrysler Group officials honored the employee-artists at a reception this evening at the U...[Read more...]|
|THE ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB AWARDS THE DEWAR TROPHY TO McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE AND THE SIMMS MEDAL TO LORD DRAYSON|
|◾Royal Automobile Club awards Dewar Trophy to McLaren Automotive for the development and launch of its advanced sell-out McLaren P1™ supercar
◾The Simms Medal is also awarded, with Lord (Paul) Drayson receiving the prize for setting four Electric World Land Speed Records with his revolutionary all-electric race car
◾Ceremony held at Pall Mall Clubhouse earlier today with 100 VIP guests in attendance
PALL MALL, LONDON - The Royal Automobile Club is delighted to announce that the 2013 ...[Read more...]|
|FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR HISTORICS|
|• Stanley Steamer takes centre stage for spring sale|
Brooklands will provide the backdrop for the ultimate MPV – built long before the category was even invented – when a 1917 20hp Stanley Mountain Wagon crosses the 'block' on Saturday March 9th for Historics' spring sale.
Having sold their dry plate photographic business to Eastman Kodak, twin brothers Francis E. Stanley and Freelan O. Stanley decided to set up the Stanley Motor Carriage Company in order to manufacture steam powe...[Read more...]