|HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL TO FEATURE CARS OF THE RICH & FAMOUS|
| ||This year's 'Life' exhibit puts the spotlight on cars with headline heritage
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance, one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, takes a more glamorous approach with its annual 'Life' exhibit and presents Life of the Rich & Famous sponsored by Marriott Vacation Club. Life of the Rich & Famous is the sixth annual 'Life'-themed exhibit on the Fe...[Read more...]|
|FORD FUND ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION WILLIAM CLAY FORD AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP|
|◾Scholarship commemorates the design legacy of William Clay Ford, former chairman of Ford Motor Company's design committee
◾Ford Fund commits $50,000 per year during the next 20 years, giving five automotive design students each $10,000 per year
◾Mr. Ford oversaw design of the iconic Lincoln Continental Mark II, considered by many one of the greatest cars ever built
Ford Motor Company Fund will award $1 million in automotive design scholarships during the next 20 years to commemorate the la...[Read more...]|
|150TH ANNIVERSARY OF HENRY FORD'S BIRTH DECLARED ‘HENRY FORD DAY' BY MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE|
|◾The 150th birthday of Henry Ford – July 30, 2013 – is declared 'Henry Ford Day' in the state of Michigan
◾Celebration honoring Henry Ford's 150th birthday to be held on Saturday, July 27, at Henry and Clara Ford's historic home, Henry Ford Estate/Fair Lane in Dearborn, Mich.
◾Henry Ford Estate Inc., a nonprofit that shares governance with Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, takes ownership of the Dearborn estate
DEARBORN, Mich., July 25, 2013 – The enduring impact of Henry Ford and the 150t...[Read more...]|
|Edsel Ford's Speedster Stars at 'The Amelia'|
|Edsel Ford's 'continental car', a custom boattail speedster, will take its rightful place in the Sports Car Class of the 18th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. In the shape of Edsel's seminal speedster is the genesis of Ford's legendary design department.
Edsel Ford was hardly 'a chip off the old block'. The acorn fell well away from the mighty oak that was Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company. Edsel was not just the President of Ford, he was a car guy to his core. His ta...[Read more...]|
|Edsel Ford's Restored 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster Returns to Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance|
|It has been 13 years since Edsel Ford's 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster first made headlines when it rolled onto the field at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. The elegant roadster, which was rediscovered in 1999 by the show's founder and Chairman Bill Warner, will return again on Sunday, March 11 to the 17 the annual Concours; this time as part of the collection of the historic Edsel Eleanor Ford House (Ford House) and completely restored to its timeless elegance.
The Speedster's ...[Read more...]|