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SEMA Garage Opens in Detroit

The SEMA Garage in Detroit, Mich., is now open for business. The new 45,000-square-foot facility represents a significant milestone for the automotive aftermarket industry and is the first-ever research facility dedicated to testing and understanding how the aftermarket is impacted and can successfully work with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Located in Plymouth, Mich. –

Unifor Autoworkers Authorize Strike

In votes held recently, workers at each of the Detroit Three automakers authorized Unifor’s bargaining committees to initiate strike action, if a fair and reasonable settlement is not reached before a September 19th deadline.

North American International Auto Show Wraps Up This Week

As a certified (or certifiable) gear head, one of the things that makes winter more tolerable is seeing what the manufacturers bring to Detroit’s greatest car show – the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The 2015 edition of NAIAS opened its doors to media-types Jan. 12-13. NAIAS has typically positioned itself as the “strategic choice” for manufacturers from all over the globe to launch new vehicles and concepts on a world stage.

Reunited With His Stolen Corvette – 33 Years Later

George Talley and his prized ’79 Chevrolet Corvette were reunited at General Motors’ world headquarters, just three miles from where the car was stolen from him 33 years ago. Talley, 71, last saw his Corvette when it was parked on Jefferson Avenue in 1981. On June 13, more than 30 years later, Talley received a