Author Archives: Mike Eppinger

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The history of the Gar Wood Boat Factory lecture

Lecture at the Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum Did you know that they made boats in Marysville? The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum is proud to present an entertaining and interesting lecture by Terry Ernest about the Gar Wood Boat Factory on Thursday evening, May 18th, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Wills Auto...

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Annual All-American Classic returns in 2017

  LOS ANGELES – An All-American original returns in 2017 for the 31st annual original Super Chevy Show auto show tour that will once again bring together the largest collection of Chevrolet vehicles in one place as part of the multi-day, multi-location event that has grown to include eight markets across the U.S. Starting in Memphis on Friday,...

LOS ANGELES, USA - NOVEMBER 19: Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang is seen during the official opening ceremony of Los Angeles Auto show in Los Angeles, USA on November 19, 2015. (Photo by Mintaha Neslihan Eroglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Shelby GT350 Mustang owners file new class-action lawsuit against Ford

  MIAMI – Consumers nationwide are suing Ford for knowingly selling allegedly defective Shelby GT350 models that while marketed as “track-ready” cannot actually be operated safely on a racetrack, according to Hagens Berman and Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, co-counsel law firms representing the plaintiffs. According to the lawsuit, after spending a big premium to own a piece...

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Saratoga Automobile Museum sets annual Gala

SAVE THE DATE Saturday, June 10 7pm-11pm Saratoga Automobile Museum’s 15th Annual Gala Saturday, June 10 7pm-11pm Music of Jill Hughes and the High Rollers Complimentary wine and beer Butlered hors d’oeuvres followed by a strolling dinner Silent Auction Photo Booth Proceeds go toward The Saratoga Auto Museum’s educational initiative to improve the public’s awareness...

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Chevrolet Nationals returns to the Carlisle

CARLISLE, Pa. _ The 2017 Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals run June 23-25. All brands falling under the General Motors umbrella invited to show at the event. Booked and confirmed is the first-ever Camaro as part of the the 50th anniversary celebration of the Camaro. The Firebird celebrates 50 years as well with both brands well...

La Jolla Concours

La Jolla Concours features rare 1934 Packard speedster

LA JOLLA, Calif. _  General Lyon’s 1934 Packard Runabout Speedster will be on display for one day only at the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, April 9. The Packard was delivered new in Washington, D.C., and little is known about the first owner, a man named Mr. E. Specth. When new, the car...

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Varsha named Honoree for Atlanta Concours

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance has named motorsports announcer Bob Varsha as its 2017 Honoree. Best known for his 25-year tenure covering the Formula One World Championship, Varsha is one of the premier television commentators of the automotive world. This year’s Atlanta Concours is set for Sept. 30-Oct. 1. It will feature...

New England Concours

New England Concours d’Elegance names Chief Judge

The New England Concours d’Elegance has named Ken Gross as Chief Judge. The inaugural event will be held at Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino from June 17th through 19th, 2017. The judged Concours is happening on Sunday, June 18th, 2017 from 9:30 AM until 4:30 PM when Best-In-Show is presented. A member of the International Chief...

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McDorman Collection on menu for Mecum Spring Classic

Considered by many to be the most loyal Chevrolet dealer of all time, the late Bob McDorman made a host of personal sacrifices in order to achieve a 50-year tenure with Chevrolet and become one of the few people to ever reach that half-century mark. He was not only loyal in his career path,...