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Dan Akerson

GM Chairman/CEO Akerson Takes the New 2014 Corvette Stingray to Capital Hill

Maybe it pays to be a lawmaker in Washington, D.C., at least if you are a Corvette enthusiast.

Legislators got a special treat Thursday when General Motors CEO and Chairman Dan Akerson showed up on Capitol Hill with a special treat – a Cyber Gray 2014 Corvette Stingray coupe.

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GM Chairman/CEO Dan Akerson: C7 Corvette To Be One of the Most Beautiful Cars Ever Made

Corvette faithful are hoping they can put stock in what General Motors CEO and Chairman Dan Akerson is saying about the C7 Corvette, due to be unveiled on Sunday night.

“It’s going to be one of the most beautiful cars ever made,” he gushed to the media on Wednesday. “It’s a real statement about the new GM, today’s GM, and it’s a statement about Chevrolet and our prospects.”

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The Corvette Enthusiasts Preview to Barrett-Jackson's 2013 Scottsdale Auction

Barrett-Jackson is the largest and most extravagant of the five major collector car auctions taking place during the week of January 13. Over 1,200 cars including 125 Corvettes will cross the famous auction block with SPEED providing nearly 40 hours of live gavel coverage. Craig Jackson and his team put on more than an auction…they produce an extravaganza not to be missed.

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[VIDEO] GM CEO Akerson's 1958 Corvette to be Sold at Barrett-Jackson

We told you earlier this year about a special 1958 Corvette that will soon be serving a special purpose. Now we know more details.

General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson had announced in February that he was going to auction off his personal ’58 to help Habitat for Humanity Detroit and its efforts to rebuild the Morningside Commons neighborhood near GM’s Renaissance Center world headquarters in downtown Detroit.

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GM Chairman/CEO Dan Akerson to Sell 1958 Corvette to Benefit Habitat for Humanity

If you were at the Woodward Dream Cruise over the weekend, you may have seen the 1958 Regal Turquoise Corvette that’s going on the auction block soon to help breathe new life into Detroit.

General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson had his 1958 Corvette on display at the Dream Cruise after earlier announcing that he’ll donate proceeds from the sale to Habitat for Humanity Detroit, which is trying to bring the Morningside Commons neighborhood on the city’s lower east side back to life.

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[VIDEO] GM's Akerson Comments on 'Top Secret, Revamped' C7 Corvette

It was in 2009 that GM relauched the Chevy Camaro and it today its one of the most popular cars in its segment.

GM’s Chairman Daniel Akerson was asked in an intervew by Kathleen Walter of Newsmax.tv if GM is planning any other relaunches of popular models. Akerson responded by saying, “Not in the intermediate near term, I don’t think so.” But then the Chairman and CEO added the following about the 2014 C7 Corvette:

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