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    Official: National Corvette Museum votes to preserve sinkhole

    Since the catastrophe, attendance has shot up 59 percent. The people behind the National Corvette Museum really know how to turn lemons into lemonade. In February, a 40-feet wide by 60-feet deep sinkhole opened up in the middle of the museum's Skydome, eating eight rare 'Vettes on display. ...

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    Official: Toyota mints 10-millionth vehicle in Kentucky

    In 26 years, from 1988 up to now, the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky plant in Georgetown has built ten million vehicles - nearly enough for every citizen of Seoul, Korea or the nation of Hungary. The first car to roll off the line back when the claymation California Raisins were singing old ...

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    Report: National Corvette Museum's forthcoming racetrack already has 118 events booked

    The four-year odyssey to build a motorsports park at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, across from the Corvette assembly plant, is eight months away from completion. It was 2010 when the plan was announced to build a complex of two road courses totaling 3.1 miles, a kart ...

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    Report: Bowling Green suspends tours ahead of next-gen Corvette production

    If you want a tour of the Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, or if you want to pick up your brand-new car there, you have until September 14 to make it happen. After that, according to a report in The Detroit News, the factory will close to retool for production of the ...

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    Some Amish upset over buggy safety triangles

    Despite the occasional buggy-on-car accident, most Amish remain totally opposed to modern safety equipment like headlights, taillights, brakes, seatbelts or even, in Kentucky at least, orange safety triangles. According to the Detroit Free Press, the ubiquitous neon-orange triangles seen on ...

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    Official: Kentucky-built Toyota Camry headed to South Korea

    For years Detroit automakers carped about the low value of the Japanese yen versus the U.S. dollar, but these days, the opposite is true. The yen has rocketed up in value versus the dollar, and Japan's automakers are taking significant measures to mitigate its bottom-line-killing effects. In ...

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    Report: Toyota to move production of Korean-market Camry to America?

    Toyota is considering moving production of the company's Korean-market Camry to the United States, according to Reuters. The move would take advantage of the free trade agreement between the U.S. and South Korea and put Toyota in a better position financially as the yen continues to ...

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    Crumbling bridge chosen as symbol of decaying infrastructure

    Indiana governor Mitch Daniels was forced to close the Sherman Minton Bridge over the Ohio River last week. The 50-year-old structure connects Indiana with Kentucky via Interstate 64, and after years of overuse, the bridge has deteriorated significantly. Inspectors recently discovered a large ...

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    Video: Pickup driver tries to run motorcyclist off the road

    What's worse than a sportbike-mounted motorcyclist passing a slower-moving vehicle in an area where there are double-yellow lines, indicating that passing is prohibited? The answer, as you'll see in the rather shocking video pasted after the break, is retaliation from the driver being passed. A ...

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    Official: Nissan donates cash, offers employee pricing and delayed payments to Southern storm victims

    Nissan Americas is offering employee pricing and delayed finance payments to victims of the recent tornadoes and floods across the southeastern U.S. The latest gesture comes after the company donated $115,000 to the Red Cross to help with the relief efforts. Qualified buyers, meaning those from ...

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    Official: GM investing $131 million in Corvette factory

    There are plenty who feel about the Chevrolet Corvette, 'may you live long and prosper,' and General Motors is aiding that sentiment with a $131 million investment in the Bowling Green, Kentucky plant that builds the Chevrolet halo car. Apparently, though, the reason GM feels that way is ...

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    Rumormill: Chevy Corvette production to leave Bowling Green for... Lansing?

    2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Even though it was just named the Official State Sports Car of Kentucky not even a month ago, a story from WLNS speculates that Chevrolet Corvette production could move from Bowling Green, Kentucky to ...

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    Kentucky finally christens Corvette as Official State Sports Car

    Three years later, it's official: the Chevrolet Corvette is the official sports car of Kentucky. A bill to laud the 'Vette with that title was introduced in 2007, still trying to find its way to freedom a year later, and sent to committee (read: slow death) in March this year in what some thought ...

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    Corvette Museum wants to build race track across the highway

    And not just a track, either. The National Corvette Museum wants to build an entire motorsports complex, including two road courses, a kart track, a ten-acre autocross course and a quarter-mile drag strip in Bowling Green, Kentucky. If that wasn't ambitious enough, the museum wants to do it on ...

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    U-Haul tracking data suggests more families migrating to Kentucky, Vermont than other states

    If you're moving out of state, one of the most popular ways to get your stuff to your new home is a U-Haul truck or trailer. This gives the rental company a unique perspective on where people are migrating to, and the company shares this information with the rest of us with its annual U-Haul ...

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    REPORT: Toyota may pull people out of CA, relocate to KY and MI [UPDATE]

    While the majority of Toyota's jobs are still in Japan, the auto juggernaut has also accumulated a 34,000-employee empire here in the U.S. as well. Those jobs are scattered among ten manufacturing facilities and three main office complexes in Michigan, Kentucky and at the company's North American ...

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    REPORT: Ford Transit Connect to be built Stateside in 2012

    2010 Ford Transit Connect - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    A welcome splash of news for the UAW and the U.S. economy: Ford will commence production of the Transit Connect at a U.S. assembly plant by mid-year 2012. Currently built in Turkey on a version of the Euro Focus platform, the ...

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    Corvette legislation stalled in Kentucky

    Back in October, we told you about Kentucky State Representative C.B. Embry and his bill to name the Chevrolet Corvette the Official Sports Car of Kentucky. The bill is a costless measure intended for honoring General Motors because their Corvette plant is a vital feature of the Bluegrass State's ...

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    UAW shacks up at Holiday Inn near Toyota's Georgetown, KY plant

    Assembly workers at Toyota's Georgetown, Kentucky plant make about $25 per hour, they build the best-selling non-truck in North America, and a lot of workers still aren't happy. UAW members that are hurt on the job get paid 100% of their wage until they're well again, but at a Toyota plant, you ...

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    The National Corvette Museum and C5-C6 Bash

    click above image for a photo your of the National Corvette Museum April 26-28, 2007, hundreds of Corvette owners flocked to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky. The occasion was the C5-C6 Bash, a festival celebrating the latest two versions of the American sports car that ...


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