Concours d’Elegance car show in Plymouth moves into the future

One of southeast Michigan’s favorite car events is under new management, with plans for a blockbuster show this summer and growth — and a bigger digital footprint — in the future.

Concours d’Elegance of America, the July car show that draws vehicles and visitors from around the country, has been acquired by Hagerty Group, the world’s largest insurer of classic cars and wooden boats.

This year’s Concours is scheduled for July 23-25 on the rolling grounds of the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, just west of Detroit.

“I believe in the mythic status of Detroit” in global automotive culture, said McKeel Hagerty, CEO of the Traverse City-based insurer. “I don’t see this as one Sunday in the summer. It’s a year-round connection with Detroit and the car community.

“We also want to knit it together with other events around the country and world. What more can we do with

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If there is one thing WhatsApp customers do not want, it’s unsolicited messages. With a WhatsApp Business account you possibly can at all times reply to a message despatched to you by a buyer.

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Remembering Dale, The “Car of the Future” That Suddenly Disappeared

Elizabeth Carmichael and the Dale car

Elizabeth Carmichael and the Dale car

It was the early ‘90s in Santa Paula, California. On the auction block sat a rare car, a three-wheeled mythical beast the color of Juicy Fruit. In the audience sat Leslie Kendall, hoping to score a showpiece for the newly opened Petersen Automotive Museum. He convinced the museum’s curator that if they drove out to the sale, they may be able to score it with the little money they had for acquisitions at the time. When they arrived, they were dismayed to find others had the same idea.

“I remember the bidding got to about $6,000 and people started dropping out,” recalls Kendall, who is now chief historian at the Petersen. By the time it got to $7,000, there were only two bidding parties left, them and one other man. They started going back and forth in increments of $100 until they hit $7,500,

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Future Developments, Imports, Exports & Prices

Many of the adjustments occurring within the automotive market today, including tightened credit score markets in a capital-intensive industry and elevated authorities involvement are the latest world challenges. These days, commuters do not should spend some huge cash to get a very good automobile. Good” for the average individual may mean reliable, gasoline environment friendly, and inexpensive. For below $20,000, there are many low-cost options on the market that can get you from Level A to Point B. It is true that the majority of those automobiles shall be on the small facet, however they can find yourself saving you a lot of money upfront and at the gasoline pump.

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