Michigan Matters: Honoring Auto Icons
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain is celebrating our auto heritage with some of the icons of the industry. Her guests Jack Roush, motor sports icon and the founder/chairman of Roush Enterprises, a global supplier of automotive product development services; Ed Welburn, iconic auto designer who led GM Design globally until his recent retirement; Ruth Fruehauf from the Fruehauf Trailer Historical Society. She’s the granddaughter of the late August Fruehauf, founder of Fruehauf Trailer Co. and inventor of the semitrailer; and William Chapin, grandson of Hudson Motor Car Company founder and son of former CEO of AMC. Chapin is the President of the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn where the first three guests were just inducted into the 2017 Auto Hall of Fame class.
About Michigan Matters
Michigan Matters focuses on controversial issues concerning the metro Detroit area. The program is hosted by CBS 62 Senior Producer and Detroit Free Press Columnist Carol Cain who has shared her perspective on local and national radio and TV shows for over a decade. In addition to one-on-one interviews, a high-profile panel of metro Detroit political, business and community leaders will join her for roundtable discussions. Regular panelists will include L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive; and Denise Ilitch, President of Ilitch Enterprises.
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