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Motor City Car Crawl – Aug. 5-8

Motor City Car Crawl

Motor City Car Crawl, an all-new event in downtown Detroit produced by the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) and the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP), will showcase new vehicles from metro Detroit area dealers throughout six downtown parks, including Beacon Park, Cadillac Square, Campus Martius, Capitol Park, Grand Circus Park and Spirit Plaza. In addition to seeing a wide assortment of vehicles, attendees can enjoy numerous downtown establishments, all within walking distance, as well as local food trucks, beverage stations and family entertainment in various locations throughout the city during the weekend.

Dates & Hours:

Thursday, August 5, noon-9:00 p.m.
Friday, August 6, noon-10:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 7, noon-10:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 8, noon-5:00 p.m.


Motor City Car Crawl Charity Gala

On Saturday, Aug. 7, a ticketed charity event will take place featuring singer-songwriter and nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow and an array of food and beverage offerings. The event will raise money for nine Detroit children’s charities including, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, Boys Hope Girls Hope Detroit, Children’s Center, The Children’s Foundation, Detroit PAL, Judson Center, March of Dimes Metro Detroit, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Detroit Auto Dealers Association Charitable Foundation Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.


6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Tickets to the private fundraising event are $250 each. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Dress Code
Summer Chic Dress Code: Summer clothes with a touch of glamour. Replace that little black dress with a soft and airy chiffon frock. Swap the dark suit for seersucker in a light hue.

Food & Beverage
Parc in Campus Martius will be catering strolling appetizers & cocktails.

Reception area located at Campus Martius (Fountain Beach). Woodward/Woodward Esplanade will have a concert stage as well as private viewing areas in front of the stage for Gala guests.

Automotive News 40 Under 40

Automotive News has announced its new class of 40 Under 40 in automotive retailing, with two general managers from Michigan. This year’s standouts have been through back-to-back challenges of a pandemic and now a global inventory shortage. From reviving failing stores to devising programs for remote sales or service, they’re making a difference across their dealership groups.
John Allen (37) – General manager, Allen of Monroe
In 2008, Allen was selling cars for a dealership in Colorado and skiing in his spare time when his father, Tom Allen, asked him to come back to Michigan to work for him just as the recession was beginning. After he did so, General Motors put his father’s franchises on its termination list as part of its bankruptcy restructuring. The same month, his father became bedridden with stage 4 cancer, leaving John Allen to run the business during a turbulent year.
The family fought the franchise termination but needed a partner to keep the store afloat. (read more)
Patrick Daly (30) – General manager, Randy Wise Chevrolet
During his first year as general manager, a competing dealership opened nearby and poached three of his top staffers, a UAW strike halted GM production and the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S., temporarily forcing the store to close.
Despite the obstacles, 2020 was the most profitable year in Randy Wise Chevrolet’s 31-year history. Daly came up with several strategies to get through the crisis, but he is most proud of his ability to navigate the used-vehicle market — a skill he’s been honing since his early days as a car salesman and his time as the used-vehicle director for another dealership. (read more)
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