DETROIT, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) has selected AutoCom Associates as its public relations agency of record.
Established in 1953 as a collection within the Detroit Public Library system, the NAHC is the largest publicly accessible automotive library in the world with more than one million documents. The collection is housed at the library's Rose and Robert Skillman Branch at 121 Gratiot in downtown Detroit.
The NAHC's collection of manuscripts includes papers from Charles E. Duryea, known for producing America's first gasoline powered car, and the papers of Henry Leland, founder of the Lincoln and Cadillac car lines. The NAHC recently acquired the public files of the Automotive Council for War Production which documents the auto industry's role in World War II and provides a virtual treasure trove of information for historians, journalists, car collectors and restorers.
The NAHC is open to the public Monday through Thursday and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Based in the Detroit suburb of Bloomfield Hills, AutoCom has provided public relations and management consulting services to businesses in the global automotive industry since 1996. The agency is affiliated with Automotive PR, an international public relations group serving the auto industry worldwide.
AutoCom's client group includes Alcantara, MAHLE Behr USA Inc., Elektrobit (EB), GKN Driveline, HELLA Lighting, HELLA Electronics, INFICON, MAHLE, Saphran Solutions, Thetford and the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. Other non-automotive clients include the Detroit Retired City Employees Association (DRCEA), Lippitt O'Keefe PLLC and Wallonia's Office for Foreign Investors.