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Hagerty Canceling Detroit Concours d'Elegance for 2024

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The annual Detroit Concours d'Elegance is being canceled this year so Hagerty can reassess the event. It’s been a privilege to unite car lovers in the heart of the Motor City at the Detroit Concours,” the organizers explained on the event website. Detroit is a special automotive city, full of very special car lovers.

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Detroit Smart Parking Lab opens in September for real-world automated and EV charging testing

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The State of Michigan is teaming up with Ford, Bedrock and Bosch to launch the nation’s first-of-its-kind, real-world test site for emerging parking technology, called the Detroit Smart Parking Lab. Led by Enterprise, the collaboration also aims to test more seamless and efficient rental car returns.

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Volkswagen’s Scout brand to invest $11M in Detroit

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plans to invest $11 million in Detroit. Scout aims to build a new Research and Development (R&D) Center in suburban Detroit, which is expected to create 200 jobs in the area. Jobs at Scout’s Detroit center are expected to pay an average salary of $3,714 per week plus benefits. Volkswagen’s Scout Motors Inc.

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GM to invest $2.2B at Detroit-Hamtramck to produce all-electric trucks and SUVs; GM’s first fully-dedicated EV plant

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billion at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. Detroit-Hamtramck will be GM’s first fully-dedicated electric vehicle assembly plant. Our electric pickup will be the first of multiple electric truck variants we will build at Detroit-Hamtramck over the next few years.

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General Motors to Move from Long-Running Detroit HQ Into a New Location Across Town

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General Motors recently announced a move from the Renaissance Center (RenCen), the building it purchased in 1996, to a new location at the Hudson’s Detroit building further north. The move is scheduled for 2025, but the decision could leave a significant part of the Detroit skyline empty. That’s a significant reduction from RenCen’s 2.3

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Going Home Again: Detroit Auto Show Returns to January

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After a brief flirtation with warmer-weather months, the North American International Auto Show, also known as the Detroit Auto Show, is returning to a January date. The move to summer was initially meant to take advantage of outdoor spaces in downtown Detroit. And it's the paying public that matters.

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Risque Detroit Businesses Give Discounts to Striking UAW Members

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Two Detroit-area businesses are looking to help stressed-out, cash-strapped UAW workers with unique discounts for recreational marijuana and visits to the gentleman’s club. Dream Girls Detroit is offering free admissions to UAW members for the duration of the strike.

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