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Fall Auburn Weekend 2015

Thursday, September 3  Member Registration Opens Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Members pick up their registration forms — usually from behind the wheel of their Auburn, Cord or Duesenberg — making car spotting around the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum as good outside as it is inside the museum. Just...


Factory One to become research and archive center

GM and Kettering University have announced plans to transform the Flint, Mich., Durant-Dort Factory One into a research and archive center. The building, which houses rich automotive manufacturing history, has been chosen to relocate Kettering’s automotive collection of archives.


Q&A With Kit Foster: Aug. 22, 2015

Q. This is definitely a greyhound-looking ornament, but with a “GEM Chicago” stamp on the base. Who and what vehicle does this belong to? When was this figurine manufactured and by which company? — Markus Delirious, via e-mail

RM Ferrari

Auction Express: $17.6 million Ferrari tops Monterey week

RM Sotheby’s sets new high-water mark at three-day Monterey sale RM Sotheby’s generated a new company record of $172.9 million in auction and post-auction private sales during its three-day Monterey event in California. The total bested the company’s 2014 Monterey performance by more than 20 percent, according to RM Sotheby’s. “We’ve certainly reached new...


‘Papa John’s’ Camaro stolen, recovered

Three collector cars were stolen during this year’s annual Detroit-area Woodward Dream Cruise festivities, including the famed 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 owned by John Schnatter of the Papa John’s pizza chain. The Camaro was later recovered.