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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...

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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.

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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

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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...

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‘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.