The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1’s 755-HP V-8 Is Now a Crate Engine, and GM Dropped it in a Chevelle!

Around this time last year, Dodge made waves by announcing the arrival of a Hellcat-based crate engine (dubbed the Hellcrate, of course) to give garage builds everywhere the malevolent heart they deserve. Now General Motors is splashing back by unleashing the 6.2-liter, 755-horsepower supercharged V-8 from the Corvette ZR1 onto an unsuspecting aftermarket—and it’s trotting out a 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle Laguna with that powerplant

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Global Auto Supplier Opens its Doors on Detroit’s East Side

Officials gathered on Monday to celebrate the latest automotive facility to open its doors in Detroit.  The building belongs to global auto supplier Flex-N-Gate, who will manufacture parts for Ford Motor Company vehicles. So far, 230 employees have been hired at the plant.  About half of those workers live in Detroit proper. It’s part of Flex-N-Gate’s plan to prioritize the hiring of

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The 100th Anniversary of the Rouge: Ford’s Legendary Automotive Factory readies it’s next act!

 Ford Motor Company’s Rouge complex is the only one in American history to manufacture vehicles – including ships, tractors and cars – non-stop for 100 years. There’s nothing else like it. It’s kept running through two world wars and 18 U.S. recessions, all while producing some of the world’s most famous vehicles — from the Model A, to the Mustang

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General Motors to relocate Cadillac division to Warren

General Motors is moving its Cadillac brand headquarters from New York back to Macomb County, four years after heading to the big city to become more cosmopolitan. The move to Warren, across the street from GM’s giant technical center, will take place in April. “It’s great news for Warren. It’s great news for Michigan,” Mayor James Fouts said. “Obviously, it

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Cars-N-Cancer Support Group

This letter is about car guys caring for one another. My name is Rob Pope, friends call me “Lucky”, if you know me you would know it fits. It started last fall on my way back from Yates Cider Mill driving my 1947 Chevy Pick Up Rat Rod (named Mighty Mouse), the alternator grounded out and had to be flat

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35th Annual Frankenmuth Autofest Schedule of Events

Friday 8am: Registration Opens. Schaefer & Bierlein Chrysler Dealership 8am: Heritage Park Opens. Spectators may enter at Main Gate only. Other gates open at 9:00 am. 8am: Lion’s club pancake breakfast. 9am- 3pm: $50 Giveaway every 15 minutes.  Kroger Gas Cards will be given away 10am:  Craft Show behind the Historical Museum 5pm-10pm: Big Block Party on Main Street. Entertainment, Food, and over 2000 great

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NSRA Street Rod Nationals North . Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo Count Fairgrounds 2900 Lake St. Kalamazoo, MI 49048 Event Activities: Autocross Builders Showcase Swap Meet An all time high number of participants and spectators are expected this year. Almost all of the Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds will be utilized for the event as well as many of the buildings, which will house a large number of manufacturer and dealer displays

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