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    Report: Crowdsource funding push on to save historic Ford buildings

    Detroit has no shortage of old, abandoned buildings, both within the city and in the surrounding communities. Few, though, have the historical significance of the old Ford Highland Park facility. Home to the very first moving assembly line, Highland Park was designed by the legendary Albert Kahn, ...

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    Woodward's iconic Vinsetta Garage being turned into restaurant by AutoWeek publisher

    It's a sad sight when iconic institutions in local neighborhoods fade far from their former glory. Along Detroit's famed Woodward Avenue sits the Vinsetta Garage, which officially its doors closed in 2010. This story doesn't have a sad ending, however, as the garage has been given a new lease on ...

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    Early Ford Model T factory may become a museum but needs your help

    The Ford Model T was a game-changer, allowing middle-class America to finally afford a horseless carriage. As the public began taking to the roads in greater numbers, our nation began its transformation into a modern motoring society. The Model T was first produced in 1908 and enjoyed a ...

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    Woodward 2009: A corral of Cobras and not a real one in sight

    Kirkham FIA 289 Cobra replica - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Someday, many decades from now, after all historical records of the late 20th and early 21st centuries have been extinguished by the great internet crash of 2012, someone will be trying to figure out what happened. As ...

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    Woodward 2009: Past Chrysler savior meets the next one?

    Fiat Topolino - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in the waning days of the Carter administration, Chrysler was in an all-too-familiar position. The company was on the verge of insolvency with a lineup of products that almost no one wanted. That time, they just managed to avoid ...

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    Woodward 2008: Watch your step, you might squash someone!

    One of the cooler aspects of the Woodward Dream Cruise is that its completely open and unmoderated. It's the ultimate "run what you brung" event. Hundreds of thousands of people sit along the edge of the road and watch everything from bikes to trucks go by and the juxtaposition can be ...

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    Woodward 2008: It's not a concours original, MINI VTEC

    Click on the MINI V-TEC for a high res galleryWhile some of the machines trolling along Woodward Ave. today could easily compete in a Concours event, there are there plenty of others that would be shunned from such places. These machines that have been fixed up and heavily modified from their ...

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    Woodward 2008: Cruising Woodward in the Gibbs Aquada

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Gibbs Aquada on WoodwardAs we made our along Woodward Avenue this morning we spotted what may be the ultimate "Cruiser" on the road today. Trolling along right in front of a golden Lamborghini Murcielago was a Gibbs Aquada. For those who haven't been paying ...

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    Woodward Dream Cruise 2006: Details are everything

    click on image above to enlargeThere were so many sights that caught our eye this weekend at the Woodward Dream Cruise, so we've assembled a gallery of our favorite detail shots for you. We wanted to show off some of the impeccable craftsmanship on the vehicles we came across, as well as show you ...

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    Ford looks to past, future for Woodward Dream Cruise

    Ford Motor is playing at both ends of automotive history for this weekend's Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, showcasing both its iconic high-octane hot rod, the '32 Ford, and its hydrogen fuel-powered Focus Fuel Cell Vehicle.Ford will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the '32 Ford "Deuce," ...


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