Another historic GM plant is to be reduced to rubble, in this case it’s the Janesville Wisconsin plant one year short of its 100th anniversary.
Read about the history of the plans in the article from Daniel Strohl at Hemmings here
It would be interesting to try and guess the year this photo was taken based on the gentleman’s attire?
Chevrolet are celebrating 100 years of the Chevy Pickup Truck, by producing a Centennial Edition on the Colorado and Silverado platforms
Model year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the first production Chevrolet truck. A century and more than 85 million trucks later, Chevrolet has become one of the most recognizable brands in the world. To celebrate the Chevy Trucks Centennial, the brand is honoring the owners who have made Chevy Trucks a part of their lives for the past century with a 100-day celebration featuring two new Special Edition trucks, the national rollout of the Truck Legends customer loyalty program and more.
2018 Centennial Edition Silverado alongside a 1972 Chevy C10.
You can find all the details and a look back at the 100 years here and here
Along with the Centennial Edition Chevrolet also built a special Centennial C10, (below), as part of the celebrations
Chevrolet revealed the 1967 C-10 pickup alongside the 2018 Silverado Centennial Edition and the 2o18 Colorado Centennial Edition at the Texas State Fair. Details are scarce, but we know the throwback pickup truck was present at the 2017 SEMA Show
The brand simply noted the 1967 C-10 has been customized to feature many of the same elements found on the 2018 Centennial Edition Silverado and Colorado. Like the new trucks, the 1967 C-10 boasts the same “Centennial Blue” exterior color and wears the heritage-inspired bowtie badge. Mechanical bits and other modifications were not discussed at its reveal.
You can also find a really good interview with Rich Downing of GM about the building of the Cenntential C10 by Ronnie Wetch of C10 Nation on his C10 Talk podcast here
Sources GM, GM Authority, C10 Nation
Then latest random Henry Ford patent is from 1918 and is for a front axle design.
You can find the detail here
Henry Ford Front Axle Patent