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National Corvette Museum Board makes final Decision on Sinkhole and Eight Great Corvettes

 

National Corvette MuseumBowling Green, KY – The National Corvette Museum Board of Directors held their quarterly meeting and finalized plans for repair of the Museum’s Skydome building, and the eight Corvettes affected by the February 12th, 2014 sinkhole collapse.

After careful review of additional information and revised plans with price quotes from the construction company, the board voted to completely fill in the sinkhole.

National Corvette Museum loses eight corvettes to sinkhole Collapse in Skydome on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014, at 5:44am.

National Corvette Museum loses eight corvettes to sinkhole Collapse in Skydome on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014, at 5:44am.

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Fort Campbell MWR to host General Motors Military Discount Interactive Display

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – The General Motors (GM) Military Discount Interactive Display Event will be held at the Exchange parking lot, July 18th from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

There will be seven to eight vehicles on display and may include (but are not limited to) a 2014 Camaro, Silverado, Equinox, Malibu, Cruze, Buick Lacrosse and GMC Sierra.

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National Corvette Museum saves Millionth Corvette Unexpectedly Early

 

Crew Took Opportunity to Grab Car During Sinkhole Prep

National Corvette MuseumBowling Green, KY – In an unexpected turn of events, the Millionth Corvette was resurrected from the depths of the sinkhole today.

“Initially there was no intention to bring the Millionth out, but as we got in there and saw more this morning we felt like this might be our best chance,” said Danny Daniel, President of Scott, Murphy and Daniel Construction.

Danny indicated that they pulled the car by one wheel from where it was lodged and it swung free into the cavern.

Millionth Corvette saved from sinkhole. (National Corvette Museum)

Millionth Corvette saved from sinkhole. (National Corvette Museum)

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National Corvette Museum Retrieves First Corvette From Sinkhole

 

2009 “Blue Devil” ZR1 Emerges Nearly Unscathed

National Corvette MuseumBowling Green, KY – Crowds of construction personnel, media, Museum visitors and staff cheered as the first Corvette, the 2009 “Blue Devil” ZR1 emerged from the depths of the sinkhole this morning at approximately 10:35am CT. The process was streamed live on two of the Museum’s web cams with thousands of viewers tuning in all over the world.

“It’s wonderful… just seven more to go,” said Mike Murphy, construction manager for the project.

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Chevrolet to Oversee Restoration of damage cars at National Corvette Museum

 

Museum cars damaged in sinkhole collapse will be shipped to Warren, Michigan

ChevroletDetroit, MI – To help the National Corvette Museum recover from the massive sink hole, Chevrolet will be overseeing restoration of the Corvettes damaged. The process will be managed by General Motors Design in Warren, MI.

“The vehicles at the National Corvette Museum are some of the most significant in automotive history,” said Mark Reuss, executive vice president of General Motors Global Product Development.

National Corvette Museum lost eight corvettes to sinkhole collapse in Skydome.

National Corvette Museum lost eight corvettes to sinkhole collapse in Skydome.

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Sinkhole collapes in National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky

 

National Corvette MuseumBowling Green, KY – The National Corvette Museum received a call at 5:44am from their security company alerting them of their motion detectors going off in their Skydome area of the Museum.

Upon arrival it was discovered that a sinkhole had collapsed within the Museum. No one was in or around the Museum at the time.

The Bowling Green Fire Department arrived on the scene and secured the area.

National Corvette Museum loses eight corvettes to sinkhole Collapse in Skydome.

National Corvette Museum loses eight corvettes to sinkhole Collapse in Skydome.

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Nissan reaffirms support of National Guard and Reserve

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – Nissan America today reaffirmed their commitment and support for hiring service members and veterans by signing an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Statement of Support at their Headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee.

Nissan America senior vice president, administration and finance, Scott Becker and ESGR National Chair, Paul Mock, signed the Statement to honor all of the servicemembers and veterans employed with the company.

As Service Members look on, Nissan's senior vice president, administration and finance, Scott Becker (L) and ESGR National Chair, Paul Mock sign the Statement of Support on Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 2013 at Nissan America Headquarters in Franklin, TN.

As Service Members look on, Nissan’s senior vice president, administration and finance, Scott Becker (L) and ESGR National Chair, Paul Mock sign the Statement of Support on Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 2013 at Nissan America Headquarters in Franklin, TN.

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General Motors recalls nearly 200,000 vehicles due to possible Short Circuit that could lead to a Fire

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7X, and Isuzu Ascender vehicles.

Fluid may enter the driver’s door module, causing corrosion that could result in a short in the circuit board.

2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer is one of the models being recalled.

2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer is one of the models being recalled.

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Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Car Brand Report Cards: Lexus, Subaru and Mazda Earn Top Honors

 

Audi leads inconsistent European pack; Cadillac shines among struggling domestics

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – With a current crop of luxury models that are quiet, comfortable, fuel efficient, and among the most reliable, Lexus has earned the best overall score in Consumer Reports’ 2013 annual Car Brand Report Cards.

Lexus’ models are rarely sporty, but the brand’s overall score of 79 was earned on a foundation of plush and very reliable vehicles. Consumer Reports currently Recommends 100-percent of the Lexus vehicles it has tested.

Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Car Brand Report Cards

Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Car Brand Report Cards

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Toyota recalls over 800,000 vehicles due to possible inadvertent airbag deployment

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles and 2003-2004 Pontiac Vibe vehicles. The supplemental restraint system (SRS) circuits are susceptible to internal shorting.

The electrical short may create an abnormal current flow and increased heat which can damage the circuits. This could result in an inadvertent deployment of the front airbags and/or seat belt pretensioners.

2004 Toyota Corolla

2004 Toyota Corolla

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