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2014-08-15 04:20:14

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Fletcher ('Fletch') never did anything by half. This gentle bon vivant who helped to revolutionise photographic retailing in Australia, purchased his first Corvette as a 50th birthday present for himself. By the time he succumbed to Alzheimer's disease, he had a stable of seven Corvettes which he lovingly and painstakingly restored. Those cars are now to be sold by Mossgreen, one of Australia's leading auction houses. The cars range...

2014-07-22 08:22:14

Analysis also shows that California and Florida account for 23 percent of all convertible vehicle registrations SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of the summer season, Experian Automotive released findings from an analysis looking at trends on the ultimate summertime vehicle, the convertible. The analysis shows that during the first quarter of 2014, convertible car buyers tended to have a higher education and were more affluent than the average new car buyer. In Q1...

2014-06-05 08:21:06

DANVILLE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hooked on Driving (HOD) announced today that the 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupes from partner Chevrolet that are available for track drives by attendees are growing in popularity. These track-ready sports cars are impressing the high-performance driving education (HPDE) program participants, who have become among the first in the country to experience the seventh generation Corvette in a road course....

2014-05-30 12:21:08

New Stingray has proven to be a hot commodity NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With summer heading toward the Naperville, IL and Plainfield, IL areas like a freight train, it is time to discuss the best way to spend said wonderful weather. Without much argument, the best way to spend the summer is behind the wheel of a 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray, coupe or convertible. This vehicle is one of the best examples of American automotive technology that has ever born...

2014-05-27 16:20:32

New website tool features wealth of Corvette information NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are not many nameplates in the automotive industry that are instant conversation starters like the Chevrolet Corvette. Over the years, each generation seems to get a perfectly designed version of the iconic muscle car that reflects the style and technology of the times. For the current generation of new Corvette owners, General Motors and Chevrolet have bestowed the...

2014-04-15 16:20:47

WALWORTH, Wis., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mecum blasted into Houston this past weekend with a gigantic sale dominated by a $7 million hammer price for the 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype, GT/104. Overall sales reached $33,633,058 with 765 of the total 1,085 vehicles offered changing hands, achieving a healthy sell-through rate of nearly 70 percent. "Our Houston event is one of the fastest growing auctions on our calendar," noted Mecum President and Founder Dana Mecum. "The quality of collector...

2014-04-14 12:21:53

Charity Sales Reach $2.35 Million as Attendance Soared PALM BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today the strongest sales results in the history of its auctions in Palm Beach, Fla. Two leading car manufacturers - Ford and General Motors - partnered with Barrett-Jackson to bring unique vehicles to the auction. Consignments reached a new high, the caliber of vehicles in South Florida was...

2014-04-08 12:21:37

Barkau Automotive welcomes consumers in to see the sports car STOCKTON, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There's no denying the industry buzz that was created when it was announced that Chevrolet would bring back the Stingray to the Corvette lineup. But now that the initial enthusiasm has worn off, there is a new reason for consumers to get excited, as the vehicle is beginning to show up at dealerships. One such dealer is northern Illinois Chevy dealer Barkau Automotive....

2014-03-24 08:21:23

Chicagoland Corvette owners and enthusiasts gather for annual auto show JOLIET, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bill Jacobs Joliet, one of Chicagoland's premier Chevy dealers, has made its affinity for the Chevy Corvette known through the years. With aggressive promotion leading up to the release of the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray late last year and recurring Corvette shows and events, Joliet performance car enthusiasts have come to know Bill Jacobs Joliet for its...

2014-03-20 12:21:51

PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), is excited to announce the return of its renowned Palm Beach auction, taking place April 11-13, 2014 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. This year's auction showcases an outstanding line-up of vehicles for charity, including: -- The 2014 Ford Mustang prominently featured in the "Need For Speed" movie to benefit the Henry Ford Health System -- The first...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.