Lost Car Companies of Detroit

Thursday, May 9th @ 6:30pm

Among more than 200 auto companies that tried their luck in the Motor City, just 3 remain: Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. But many of those lost to history have colorful stories worth telling. For instance, J.J. Cole forgot to put brakes in his new auto, so on the first test run, he had to drive it in circles until it ran out of gas. Author Alan Naldrett presents this and more tales of automakers who ultimately failed but shaped the industry and designs putting wheels on the road today. Registration required.