|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...]|
|FORD MOTOR COMPANY DIRECTOR EMERITUS WILLIAM CLAY FORD DIES AT AGE 88|
|William Clay Ford, who helped steer Ford Motor Company into the modern era as an employee, director and influential member of the Ford family, died this morning at his home from pneumonia.
Mr. Ford, 88, served as Director Emeritus, Ford Motor Company and was the last surviving grandchild of the company's founder, Henry Ford.
Mr. Ford served Ford Motor Company for 57 years as an employee and board member, playing a pivotal role in shaping the company for more than half of its 110-year histo...[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...]|
|HERTZ OPTIMIZES TRAVEL EXPERIENCE IN AND OUT OF CAR WITH UPDATES TO AWARD-WINNING NEVERLOST® GPS|
| ||Enhancements Include Partnership with Waterkeeper Alliance to Offer 'Swim Guide' with Real-Time Beach Water Quality Data and Five New Mobile City Guides
PARK RIDGE, N.J. and PLANO, Texas, May 30, 2013 - The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) and Navigation Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hertz, today announce the newest innovations to the acclaimed Hertz NeverLost® travel planning tools, creating an easier way for users to plan trips and explore cities. Among the enhancements, Hertz...[Read more...]|
|CADILLAC ELR UNDERGOES WINTER CHASSIS TESTING|
|Fresh off its award-winning world debut at the North American International Auto Show, the Cadillac ELR is undergoing the real-world extreme testing required to take the extended-range electric luxury coupe from auto show stage to Cadillac showrooms in early 2014.
Engineers last week completed winter weather chassis testing on pre-production ELR models in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, evaluating the car's handling in winter weather conditions.
More than four inches of fresh snowfall during...[Read more...]|
|Automotive Hall of Fame Inductees Named|
|Awards to be Presented in Conjunction with the Concours d'Elegance of America
The Automotive Hall of Fame will present its annual induction and awards ceremony on Thursday, July 26, 2012 as one of the week-long Concours d'Elegance of America events. It will be held at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan.
Both the Concours d'Elegance of America and the Automotive Hall of Fame celebrate the heritage and history of Detroit. The show highlights the evolution of the automobile's...[Read more...]|