Traverse City’s Automotive History | The Ticker

A speed limit of eight miles per hour. Traverse City’s first automobile fatality. The Napoleon. A look back at the history of the automobile in Traverse City showcases technological advances and business failures, the foibles of early driving machines and more. An entry in the Daily Eagle newspaper dated Sept. 8, 1903, notes that automobiles “shall not be run at a speed exceeding eight miles an hour” in an area defined by Garfield Avenue, Carver and Seventeenth Streets on the south… Source link

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7 Best Used Car Sites for 2021

Best for Classic Cars: Hemmings  Hemmings Hemmings is an online marketplace for classic cars and car parts from the 1930s to the 1980s. Its car enthusiasts’ blog, newsletter, and info about local auctions and car clubs make the website a vintage car lover’s dream and our pick for the best website for buying and selling classic cars. Pros Blog and newsletters for classic car lovers Buy and sell classic car parts as well as cars More affordable than ClassicCars.com

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Car maven from Altoona forges career as auto show radio host, and pushes carmakers for inclusion – desmoinesregister.com

CLOSE An automotive analyst says the car industry will potentially suffer as the world economy is negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic (March 12) AP Domestic Ken Chester stands in an East Side sound studio on University Avenue, shuffling through the pages of his script as he records segments of a radio show that will be distributed to small-market stations across several states, including Iowa. The syndicated show, recorded in one- and two-hour formats, and… Source link

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Calvacade show moved to new month

61ST O’REILLY AUTO PARTS CAVALCADE OF CUSTOMS AUTO SHOW, moved to new date rather than in early January. Held at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, the show features more than 500 vehicles on display, which includes hot rods, customs, trucks, motorcycles and race cars. The show is open: March 12, 3-10 p.m.; March 13, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; and March 14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. General admission is $19 for adults, $7 for children 6-12 and children under 6, free. Discounted tickets will be available in… Source link

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17% of BMW motorcycles made by TVS Motor

Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) India’s two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company rolls out 17 per cent of BMW motorcycles from its Hosur factory, the German Consul General in Chennai has said. Visiting the TVS Motor plant recently, Karin Stoll, German Consul General tweeted: “Never seen so many 2-wheelers in my life incl. the results of yet another amazing #indogerman #technology + #manufacturing #partnership. Great visit to @tvsmotorcompany in #Hosur #TamilNadu yesterday, 17% of @BMW bikes… Source link

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Obituary: Judith “Judi” Ann Anderson

Judith “Judi” Ann Anderson CASPER- Judith “Judi” Ann Anderson, 75, passed away from COVID-19 on December 7th, 2020 at Wyoming Medical Center. She passed away one day before her 76th birthday. Judi received more than 120 birthday cards, which shows how many people she impacted in her life.  She was born December 8th, 1944 in Casper to Opal and George Bussey.  She graduated from NCHS in 1963 where she was active in the Thespians. Judi attended and graduated from… Source link

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Hyundai Motor News: Hyundai Motor to launch dedicated EV platform in major push into electric cars |

SEOUL: South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group said on Wednesday it will introduce an electric vehicle-only platform early next year that will use its own battery technology to cut production time and costs. The plan underscores efforts by the world’s No.5 auto group to become a major player in the global EV market, as car makers around the world are pouring billions of dollars of investment to improve battery technology, which keeps EV prices high compared with combustion engine models. Market… Source link

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Toyota Kirloskar Motor News: Toyota halts operations at Indian plant again as union strike continues |

BENGALURU: Toyota Motor Corp again halted operations at its car plant in southern India from Monday, as the majority of members of its workers’ union continued a sit-in strike, the automaker said. Both the Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) factories in the industrial hub of Bidadi, Karnataka, had declared a “lock out” on Nov. 10 after the union went on strike, saying that their demand to withdraw the suspension of a worker was not met. The local state government’s labour department had… Source link

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