|World's Oldest Ford Vehicle Returns Home To Kick Off Henry Ford 150TH Celebration in 2013|
|•Oldest surviving Ford production car, a 1903 Model A, recently purchased at auction by Bill Ford; car unveiled as part of an employee event to kick off the 150th anniversary celebration of Henry Ford's birth in 2013
•Community picnic, special program at Maker Faire are key events leading up to the 150th birthday of Henry Ford on July 30, 2013
•New dedicated website, www.henryford150.com, launches to host an interactive timeline of Ford's life, a calendar of activities and information, and e...[Read more...]|
|FAST, FASTER, LOTUS 3-ELEVEN|
|◾One of the quickest road cars in the world
◾0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds, 0-100 mph in 6.0 seconds and a top speed of 180 mph (Race version)
◾Deliveries of Road and Race cars from March 2016 with production limited to 311 cars worldwide
The Lotus 3-Eleven is the most powerful road car to wear a Lotus badge and Hethel's quickest ever road car. It joins the ranks of those rare cars that can reach 60 mph in under three seconds and 100 mph in six seconds. To complement these figures, the Lotus 3-El...[Read more...]|
|FORD, GE WATTSTATION CHARGERS SUPPORT EMPLOYEE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING NETWORK|
|◾Ford to install its first employee electric vehicle charging station network in Dearborn, Mich.; facilities across the United States and Canada to follow
◾Ford will work with GE as its network provider and supplier of electric vehicle charging stations; networked stations will help Ford understand charging usage and plan for future installations
◾Ford electrified vehicles have logged an estimated 65 million electric miles over the last 18 months. Ford now offers six electrified vehicles, incl...[Read more...]|
|Lingenfelter Collection Garage Crawl To Take Place Saturday, June 15 During 26Th Annual Eyeson Design|
| ||BRIGHTON, Mich. - Ken Lingenfelter, owner of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, will open the doors of his famed Lingenfelter Collection by hosting a Garage Crawl during the 26th Annual EyesOn Design week of activities. All proceeds from EyesOn Design events, this year themed 'Revolution over Evolution,' will benefit the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology.
Lingenfelter, who serves on the EyesOn Design Board, will also exhibit select vehicles from his collection in the EyesOn...[Read more...]|
|Commemorative Poster For 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Features Ford Family Lincolns|
|Event Posters Also Celebrate Aston Martin and Porsche 911
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (April 16, 2013) -- When Edsel B. Ford II came upon the 1956 Lincoln Continental MK II last year, he admired the long lines and elegant custom styling of the automobile, but he didn't immediately recognize it. Imagine his surprise when he learned the car had, in fact, belonged to his mother, Anne, as evidenced by the original owner's manual inscribed with her name.
In all fairness, Edsel was just...[Read more...]|
|Concours d'Elegance of America Announces Official Charities|
|The Board of Directors of the Concours d'Elegance of America has announced that the College for Creative Studies (CCS), Leader Dogs for the Blind and Hospice of Michigan will be its charitable beneficiaries at the 2012 Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's.
Concours' Director and Chief Judge, Bill Parfet explained, 'To further celebrate the heritage of Detroit, a portion of the proceeds of the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's is designated for local educational and charita...[Read more...]|