Category Archives: Fun Stuff

What does Motorsports have to do with Business?

So why is a post about racing on our business page?  Because at AACS, our business is built around the lessons learned from 39 years of participating in Motorsports activities.  While many may consider Motorsports a hobby, it is at … Continue reading

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AutoMoto Film Festival ’16

Our own Kristin Shaw interviewed Jeremy Cable, founder of the AutoMoto Film Festival. On Thursday May 12, the AutoMoto Film Festival kicked off its 3-day celebration of automotive filmmaking. In it’s second year in Detroit, the festival features over 10 … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Newest Must-Attend Auto Event

In 1991 while was working in the auto industry near the beaches of Virginia, the opportunity arose to come to Michigan.  I was a life-long auto nut who could think of no better life choice than to move to Detroit, … Continue reading

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A Slippery Slope – Winter Driving Part 2

If yesterday’s post was a boring summary about the need for proper equipment when driving in the wintertime, today I get to have fun and relive one of the more exciting winter experiences I have ever had, my weekend at the Bridgestone … Continue reading

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A Slippery Slope – Winter Driving Part 1

Those of you who know me on Facebook have been treated to my rants about winter tires for a number of years.  Some 25 years ago I moved from the beaches of the Carolinas and Virginia to the snowy climate … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List 2015

Even though this list is generally the top rated post on our blog, last year we skipped putting one together.  For 2015 we are back with a vengeance.  

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The Week that was Woodward 2015

When people ask me about the best time to do anything with the auto industry in Detroit, I always answer the same; the week before the NAIAS auto show and the week before the Woodward Cruise.  It seems these are … Continue reading

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Not your Average Car Show – Car Battle 2014

The last few car shows I have attended were all pretty much the same flavor (and trust me, few is an understatement, I have been to a bunch).  I say “flavor” because for most shows the ingredients are the same; … Continue reading

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The First Annual Summer Intern Showdown™

On the last weekend before returning to school, automotive design students from around the world gathered to celebrate the end of their summer Detroit intern experience and enjoy an afternoon of pizza and speed at the state of the art facilities of … Continue reading

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Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment™ 2014 Afterparty

On Friday, January 17th, after the Detroit Auto Show Charity Black Tie was well underway, people in tuxes and gowns starting leaving and heading towards New Center to mix with people in t-shirts and cocktail dresses.  Why?  Because the week’s newest … Continue reading

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