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2011-08-19 11:51:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Country King Auction & Realty Co., Inc., (www.bidkingauctions.com) announces the two-day absolute auction of collector cars, petrolina, railroad cabooses and memorabilia, on August 27 and 28, 2011, according to Jerry King, auctioneer. "This is an incredible opportunity to purchase some amazing collector cars and original railroad cabooses from a one-owner private collection," said King. "These items are selling absolute, which...

2011-06-09 10:56:00

DETROIT, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Corvette returned to the world's most-demanding testing ground - Germany's famed Nurburgring - and recorded lap times that rank among the fastest recorded for a production car. As detailed on a recent Nurburgring video, the 2012 Corvette ZR1 recorded a lap time of 7:19.63, more than six seconds faster than the previous Corvette-best recorded in 2008. A lap video featuring the Corvette Z06 will be released soon. "Testing at the Nurburgring is one of...

2011-05-05 14:40:00

WIXOM, Mich., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's foremost experts in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing, Rick Hendrick, is building his own 7.0L 505-horsepower LS7 engine that will go into his Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition. The Corvette Engine Build Experience is the world's most hands-on super car program. Customers who order a Corvette Z06 or ZR1 can choose an option allowing them to assemble their cars' LS7 or LS9 engine at General Motors' Performance Build Center (PBC) in...

2011-05-04 10:30:00

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors said Wednesday it will invest $131 million in the Bowling Green Assembly plant to support production of the next generation Chevrolet Corvette, adding about 250 jobs. "This is a significant day for anyone who believes that America should build world-class, high-performance products," said Mark Reuss, GM North America president. "Corvette has no domestic peer for performance and pedigree and stands alongside the world's best...

2011-04-28 08:00:00

DETROIT, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet announced today that it will once again elevate Corvette's performance capabilities with a series of improvements for the 2012 model year that improve on-track performance and on-road comfort. They include enhancements to the high-performance Z06 and ZR1 models as well as interior upgrades across the Corvette lineup. Sports car fans will get their first look at the 2012 models - including the racing-inspired appearance of the Chevrolet...

2011-04-22 00:00:27

Connected Nation, a leading national nonprofit technology services organization, has been selected as one of the top 10 best places to work in Kentucky for 2011. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Connected Nation, a leading national nonprofit technology services organization, has been selected as one of the top 10 best places to work in Kentucky for 2011. The honor was announced Wednesday by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management State Council, the Kentucky Chamber of...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.