General Motors

Callout to Fisher Body Craftsman Guild Alumni

Imagine your personal collection containing all of your favorite automobiles. For most of us, the reality of owning all of our favorite cars is not possible due to “monetary resources.” However, many have turned to creating automotive miniatures making their dream collections attainable. While many of us have built a model...

First Camaro, no. 100001, to be at Iola Car Show

Iola, WI – Fifty years ago marked GM’s entry into the sports car marketplace with the introduction of the Chevy Camaro. A direct response to the popular Ford Mustang, the advent of the Camaro sparked perhaps the most notable and significant automotive rivalry of the century. “The Camaro introduced high-end style, options...

Corvette chassis #003 now part of functional cutaway display

Valley Stream, New York – /PRNewswire/ – Corvette Repair, Inc. owned by Kevin McKay, has created the ultimate 1953 Corvette Cutaway. This unique presentation sits on the oldest Corvette production chassis know to exist. It bears serial #E53F001003, which was the third of 300 Corvette Chassis produced in 1953. It has been forensically...

Peter Brock – 2016 Spirit of Competition Award recipient

Peter is the recipient of the Simeone Museum’s 9th annual award The “Spirit of Competition” is the theme of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum and the focus of our annual fundraiser. Each year a distinguished figure from motorsports is selected who has a specific inspirational message. This year we honor Peter...

Happy 50th Birthday to the Chevrolet Camaro

  WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — Fifty years ago the first pilot prototype Camaro was built.  To commemorate this golden anniversary the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) uncovered these little-known gems.   9. Born in Cincinnati The first pilot prototype Camaro (No. 100001) was assembled on May 21, 1966 at the General Motors Assembly Plant,...

Sloan Museum receives donation

The Sloan Museum has received a major donation from Lawrence R. Gustin, noted automotive and Flint historian, including many personal papers of William C. Durant, General Motors founder who is often considered Flint’s most important historical figure. Gustin, a Flint native, was a writer and editor at the Flint Journal from...