Topic: General Motors
Fort 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.
Crew Took Opportunity to Grab Car During Sinkhole Prep
Bowling 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.
2009 “Blue Devil” ZR1 Emerges Nearly Unscathed
Bowling 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.
Museum cars damaged in sinkhole collapse will be shipped to Warren, Michigan
Detroit, 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.
Bowling 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.
Nashville, 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.
General Motors recalls nearly 200,000 vehicles due to possible Short Circuit that could lead to a Fire
Washington, 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.
Audi leads inconsistent European pack; Cadillac shines among struggling domestics
Yonkers, 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.
Washington, 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.
2,519,424 Toyota Vehicles Recalled
Washington, D.C. – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Camry, Camry Hybrid, RAV4, Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Tundra, Sequoia, Highlander, Highlander Hybrid, Yaris, Scion xB, Scion xD and Pontiac Vibe vehicles.
The power window master switch assemblies in some of these vehicles were built using a less precise process for lubricating the internal components of the switch assemblies.
Irregularities in this lubrication process may cause the power window master switch assemblies to malfunction and overheat.
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