|Barn Find Sawyer's Sandhills Museum Collection Slated for Worldwide Auctioneers 14th Annual The Houston Classic Auction|
|Auburn, IN. December 10th, 2014. Worldwide Auctioneers announced today that a remarkable and long concealed assortment of pre-war, brass era and steam-powered motorcars from the Sawyer's Sandhills Museum Collection will go under the hammer at its 14th annual The Houston Classic Auction. The collection features a fascinating group of rare and venerable motorcars that have been untouched since the mid 1990s, when the Nebraska museum closed its doors for the last time. All ten of the vehicle...[Read more...]|
|GM GETS STEAMY WITH DETROIT RENEWABLE ENERGY|
|DETROIT – General Motors and Detroit Renewable Energy today announced a renewable energy project to turn solid municipal waste from Metro Detroit into process steam that will be used to heat and cool portions of GM's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.
When the project is operational, 58 percent of the plant's energy needs will come from renewable energy, making Detroit-Hamtramck the top GM facility in the world by percentage of renewable energy used.
'We have 107 landfill-free facili...[Read more...]|
|Volkswagen Opens New Plant In Ningbo, South Eastern China|
|◾Production begins at Group's 105th plant worldwide and 16th factory in China
◾New production technology based on the Modular Transverse Toolkit (MQB)
◾Annual production capacity of 300,000 Volkswagen and ŠKODA models
◾5,700 new jobs
The Volkswagen Group is expanding its production capacity as planned and thereby optimizing the capacity utilization of its production network in China. Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, and Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Memb...[Read more...]|
|BMW TO BE FEATURED AT SARATOGA AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM|
|• BMW History and Heritage on four wheels and two on display from May – November, 2013|
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 8, 2013… BMW's rich heritage will be showcased at the Saratoga Automobile Museum in an exhibition called 'BMW – The Ultimate Driving Machine.' The exhibition, which will feature a retrospective of BMW cars and motorcycles, will run from May 6 – November 3, 2013. The array of BMW automobiles will include road cars and race cars, both from the modern era, as well as p...[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...]