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2011-06-01 08:00:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, a1970 Plymouth 'Cuda Hemi Convertible was auctioned for $1,705,000 and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe came off the block for $1,375,000 -- not exactly chump change. Classic car sale prices have been on the rise in 2011, and while that is a positive sign for the health of the classic car hobby as a whole, it also means that some buyers may be getting priced out of the market. (Photo:...

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...

2011-04-20 11:00:00

NEW YORK , April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First Chevrolet with new fuel-saving eAssist(TM) technology Estimated fuel economy of 26 city / 38 highway Uses own energy to recharge the battery and doesn't use gas when stopped New exterior shape and features such as active grille shutters to enhance fuel economy As many as 550 miles of driving range between fill-ups Chevrolet celebrated Earth Day at the New York Auto Show by introducing the all-new 2013 Malibu ECO, the most...

2011-04-18 20:40:00

DETROIT and SHANGHAI, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All-new exterior designed to stand out around the world All-new, dual-cockpit interior with more room, more quietness, more premium materials and content, and greater craftsmanship All-new, fuel-efficient, 2.5L four-cylinder Ecotec engine with next-generation six-speed automatic powertrain All-new ride and handling package engineered for best-in-class performance All-new, aerodynamically efficient shape and active shutter system...

2011-04-14 08:44:00

PALM HARBOR, Fla., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Media Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MXMI), announced today that it has closed the acquisition of www.classiccorvettes.com, and 35,000sf showroom of Classic Corvettes and Collectables in Tarpon Springs Florida. James Grady, CEO of MXMI, stated, "This acquisition enables us to now have a world class showroom and repair facility for classic and collector cars and class A office space for our corporate office and Internet radio studio. Classic...

2011-04-07 08:33:00

DETROIT, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet, founded by a racing pioneer 100 years ago, celebrates its performance heritage with the 2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette, which features a sleek black color scheme, unique design elements and Corvette's trademark sports car technology. The 2012 Centennial Edition package will be available on all Corvette models - including Grand Sport, Z06 and ZR1 - starting this summer. The special package was inspired by Chevrolet's...

2011-03-31 08:48:00

SEOUL, South Korea, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet introduced the Mi-ray concept today at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show. The roadster celebrates Chevrolet's 100-year heritage of designing expressive vehicles in the brand's newest market. According to GM Korea President and CEO Mike Arcamone, "'Mi-ray' is Korean for 'future.' As GM rolls out Chevrolet across Korea, the Mi-ray concept offers an exploration of future possibilities for the brand. It strengthens the bond between car and...

2011-03-22 08:45:00

DETROIT, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continued effort to enhance and diversify their expert network, New Motor Advisors (a Michigan-based LLC; http://newmotoradvisors.com ) has added Dave McLellan and Sheryl Adams to its Extended Expert Network to assist firms with automotive product development, technology application and investor due diligence assessments. Dave McLellan was Chief Engineer for the Chevrolet Corvette from 1975 to 1992 bringing technical innovation to the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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