World Debut of Rinspeed sQuba, First Underwater "Flying" Car
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Thirty years after the movie thriller "The Spy Who Loved Me" hit the silver
screen, 'sQuba' is the first car that can actually fly under water. The
Rinspeed sQuba will have it's world debut at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show.
Beware of Auto Insurance Scams
Everyone loves a good deal, but when it comes to buying auto insurance, the
lowest price may end up costing you more than you bargained for. An
increasingly common scam involves the sale of "cheap" auto insurance to
unsuspecting consumers. Scam artists are drawing in unsuspecting consumers
by advertising auto insurance at rock bottom prices.
Go Inside the GM Paint Lab to Paint a Corvette, Pt. 1
Painting a car is serious business, especially
when it's an automotive icon. To go inside the paint lab requires stringent
preparation to ensure that each person brings in nothing that can not
contaminate the painting process. Everyone goes through a security check
called the Crater Test.
General Motors Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant
Every Corvette made today is produced in Bowling Green, Kentucky. See the
step by step production of America's favorite sports car on this one-mile
walking tour. Tours typically offered Monday-Thursday at 8:30 am, 11:30
am, 12:45 pm and 2 pm. Call or go online for tour schedule and
reservations. Internal business matters can cause cancellation of tours;
it is best to call ahead. No cell phones, cameras, purses, back or fanny
packs. Closed toe shoes only. Must be 7 years or older, school groups
must be 3rd grade or above. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to tour time.
The National Corvette Museum also offers indepth, behind the scenes VIP
Plant Tours for guests wanting a smaller, more intimate and personal
Master Hands (1936) Chevrolet Manufacturing
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets
from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the
"master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to
the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint,
Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition
with their famous sitdown strikes.
Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally,
and socially significant" films.
ZR1 Vette vs Jet! - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Races A U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
MT Editor at Large Arthur St. Antoine pits Chevy's awesome "Blue Devil" --
the Corvette ZR1 -- against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels
F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
Shot By: Jim Gleason & Terren Lin
Edited By: Jim Gleason
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GM Pittsburgh Plant Flex Hood Assembly
I was a tool & die troubleshooter at the GM metal stamping plant in West
Mifflin, PA (near Pittsburgh) before it closed. This is a video of me
getting back from lunch in Mid-November, 2008. I'm getting ready to go down
to the plant floor to continue troubleshooting the FLEX HOOD Line. This
was one of the last runs of the Flex Hood line before the plant closed.