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  • Forgotten Ford concept cars rescued by collector: Remember the Ford Libre? 15 Jul 2019 12:59 Yahoo! Voices Rescued by a collector, three nearly forgotten concept cars provide a window into Ford Motor Co.’s hopes for its three core brands at the dawn of the 21st Century. The trio are the: 2003 Mercury Messenger, a gorgeous coupe sport developed in a last, …
  • Seeing France’s Wild Mountains Through a Clouded, Classic Windshield 15 Jul 2019 10:18 International Herald Tribune In 1878, on something of a whim, the novelist and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson crossed southern France’s Cévennes mountains, one of the wildest and most sparsely populated parts of the country, in the company of a slow-moving donkey named Modestine …
  • A Bug's Life: Remembering The Classic Volkswagen Beetle 14 Jul 2019 01:03 KBBI At one time, the Volkswagen Beetle was so ubiquitous that its sighting is often punctuated by a swift punch in the arm and a shout of "Punch Buggy!" (Or "Slug Bug!" depending on your regional take on the road trip game). But this week, …
  • tzero Flashback — Diving Into The EV That Kicked Off A Revolution 14 Jul 2019 00:06 CleanTechnica Cars Published on July 13th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart 0 July 13th, 2019 by Nicolas Zart  A couple of years ago, Nicolas Zart interviewed one of the few owners of an AC Propulsion tzero and explained the history of the transformative tzero for CleanTechnica …
  • New Jobs, Hot Cars and Cooler Living Heading to Madera with Grand Opening of The Tint Shop 13 Jul 2019 07:35 MarketWatch.com Jul 13, 2019 (PRLeap via COMTEX) -- July 13, 2019 - Solar Gard, the San Diego-based leader in window film technologies, is proud to announce its longtime partners' official opening of The Tint Shop, a high-end automotive and architectural window film …
  • Hot rods and muscle cars take over Fairgrounds this weekend 13 Jul 2019 00:57 WCMH COLUMBUS (WCMH) — It’s possible you’ve noticed several classic cars around town this week. The reason is the 22nd PPG Goodguys National Car Show in town this weekend. From Friday through Sunday, muscle car maniacs from all around have taken over the Ohio …
  • Locals gear up for Super Run 12 Jul 2019 12:36 Brandon Sun A caravan of classic, new-age, custom and modified automobiles will be rolling into Brandon at the start of August for the 2019 Super Run. The automotive show is hosted in Brandon every three years and draws automotive enthusiasts from across Canada, event …
  • The Ford Ranger Raptor is a flying machine 10 Jul 2019 19:30 Daily Record THE Ford Ranger is already the UK’s best-selling pick-up on the market, so how do you better an already winning formula? Well, you hand it over to the Ford Performance division of the blue oval badged marque for them to create, well, a performance pick-up. …
  • The art of restomod: 1959 Ford Zephyr Mark II 10 Jul 2019 03:17 Daily Star The Ford Zephyr was a British Ford product that spanned the onward and upward decade of the global auto industry in-between 1950 and 1972. For three generations, the Zephyr and its variants blended European packaging and efficiency with distinctly American …
  • A late-19th century electric car to be auctioned off in California 09 Jul 2019 03:18 Malay Mail This electric Riker will head to auction in August at the Pacific Grove auction during California’s Monterey Classic Car Week. — Handout via AFP PARIS, July 9 — An exceptional Riker, from the American pioneer of electric cars, will be auctioned by …
  • The 19th annual Atlantic Nationals Car Show draws thousands to downtown Moncton 07 Jul 2019 01:18 CKCW CTV Atlantic Published Saturday, July 6, 2019 1:10PM ADT Last Updated Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:23PM ADT The Hub City has some pretty hot rods in town this weekend for the 19th annual Atlantic Nationals Car Show. “This car show is second to none in Canada,” …
  • Flint museum's $26M overhaul aims to better engage children 06 Jul 2019 15:38 SF Gate Updated 8:36 am PDT, Saturday, July 6, 2019 FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A science-and-history museum in Flint is undergoing a roughly $26 million renovation to create more hands-on activities for children. The project is expanding the Sloan Museum of Discovery to …
  • Jack Knox: How car guy’s Deuce passion created major summer event for Victoria 06 Jul 2019 13:43 Times Colonist This isn’t really a story about a car show. It’s about how one individual turned his passion for hot rods into one of Victoria’s signature summer events. Al Clark isn’t a professional event co-ordinator. He’s not a marketing guru or festival promoter. He …
  • Hani Al Zubair: Man and machine tackle classic Euro route 04 Jul 2019 05:08 Times of Oman Hani Al Zubair, the first Omani to participate in a famous international classic car rally, was among the triumphant racers who made it across the finish line. The veteran go-karting racer competed in his 1925 Bugatti Type 23 in the prestigious 1000 Miglia …
  • Wheels24.co.za | WATCH: Sacrilege or the future of classic cars? This unique Mustang, worth R5.5-million, gains electric muscle 04 Jul 2019 00:50 Wheels24 Article by Double Apex Charge Automotive is committed to preserving classic cars with advanced electric technology and it has turned its expertise to the most iconic muscle cars of them all - the Ford Mustang. The company isn’t a fly-by-night operation as …
  • Autofest revs up car enthusiasts 01 Jul 2019 05:15 The Journal Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Hundreds came the Brown County Fairgrounds to view classic and unique vehicles from across the State. Over 300 vehicles were registered for the 2019 Autofest, including this restored 1930s-era Chevy owned by Craig Opel of Eagan. …
  • Rolling out the past on Smith Street 28 Jun 2019 02:59 Shelter Island Reporter CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Fred Ogar, riding shotgun in one of his classic cars at this year’s Memorial Day parade. Since his retirement in 2003 from the Shelter Island Refuse Service, a household and commercial collection business, Fred Ogar has devoted himself …
  • How Does the Automotive Industry Benefit From 3D Metal Printing? 26 Jun 2019 19:16 Materials Today 3D printing is no longer the sole purview of hobbyists and DIYers. It's quickly evolving and changing nearly every industry on the planet. The automotive industry is no stranger to automation, but 3D printing may change the way manufacturers construct …
  • BMW Motorrad unveils first motorcycle with electric powertrain (VIDEO) 26 Jun 2019 07:11 Malay Mail The Vision DC Roadster represents the future of BMW Motorrad. — Handout via AFP FRANKFURT, June 26 — Yesterday at BMW’s NextGen event, the motorcycle division of the company unveiled its first electric motorbike: The Vision DC Roadster concept. BMW …
  • The woman who dances with cars 22 Jun 2019 17:18 INQUIRER.net Natasha Chang Race car driver Natasha Chang and actor-DJ KC Montero are facing one of the toughest challenges of their lives. In a thrilling sprint to the finish line, the pretty Natasha, also known to her followers as Chiney Dolly, and the hunky KC go …
  • What is Apple CarPlay? 22 Jun 2019 14:44 Digital Trends Apple may never design a car from scratch, but the California-based tech giant is nonetheless a player in the automotive industry. Launched in 2014 after a lengthy development process, CarPlay overlays itself on top of a car’s factory-loaded infotainment …
  • Vintage Grand Prix returns to Mid-Ohio 20 Jun 2019 22:38 Galion Inquirer The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association returns to the 2.4-mile, 15-turn road course in Morrow County, June 21-23. For the 37th consecutive year on the summer schedule, the Vintage Grand Prix will further extend its streak as the longest continuously …
  • Most Iconic Classic American Cars 18 Jun 2019 21:03 24/7 Wall St By John Harrington June 18, 2019 4:58 pm EDT Usually it’s a novel design or special features that are either unique to the car or are some sort of breakthrough at the time introduced some sort of breakthrough. But perhaps more than anything, it’s the …
  • High water in Stark, Summit overtakes homes, business 18 Jun 2019 03:04 CantonRep.com "All you can do is roll with it," said Gordon Shobe as he watched the waters of the Tuscarawas River continue to rise, flooding his business — Clinton Automotive. CLINTON  Gordon Shobe lit a cigarette, took a drag and blew a cloud of smoke into …
  • Thousands expected to attend RM Sotheby’s celebration 17 Jun 2019 20:35 Chatham This Week The RM Sotheby’s 40th anniversary and RetroFest events this weekend include the annual downtown Chatham car show. This photo was taken at the 2018 car show. Photo courtesy RM Sotheby. Expect to see something memorable during the RM Sotheby’s 40th …