Todd C. Duncan

Sr. Editor / Local Government - Economy

Senior Editor Todd C. Duncan has been an editor with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 1993. He also created the AJC’s Classic Cars page. 

Latest from Todd C. Duncan

Classic car show coming to Tyler Perry Studios in 2019
 One of the region’s premier car shows is moving inside the Perimeter. The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance will host its 2019 event at the Tyler Perry Studios property in October. The Concours, which will have on display hundreds of the world’s most unique vintage automobiles, is making the move following three years...

3:00 PM Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018

One of the region’s premier car shows is moving inside the Perimeter. The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance will host its 2019 event at the Tyler Perry Studios property in October. The Concours, which will have on display hundreds of the world’s most unique vintage automobiles, is making the move following three years...
Atlanta car execs tout positive sales for 2018
 There is tremendous optimism for the future of nation’s auto industry, a panel of locally-headquartered auto manufacturers told a group of business leaders on Monday. The disruption caused by changing consumer habits and technology that has rattled other economic sectors - including the auto industry - is forcing leaders to embrace...

9:24 PM Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

There is tremendous optimism for the future of nation’s auto industry, a panel of locally-headquartered auto manufacturers told a group of business leaders on Monday. The disruption caused by changing consumer habits and technology that has rattled other economic sectors - including the auto industry - is forcing leaders to embrace...
Redesigned Bobby Jones Golf Course opens in Atlanta
 It’s time to tee it up again at the famed Bobby Jones Golf Course in Atlanta. On Monday, the redesigned course opened to the public following a two-year effort by the Bobby Jones Golf Course Foundation. AJC FLASHBACK PHOTOS: Get to know Atlanta legendary golfer Bobby Jones The foundation, which was created in 2016, raised more...

7:53 PM Monday, Nov. 05, 2018

It’s time to tee it up again at the famed Bobby Jones Golf Course in Atlanta. On Monday, the redesigned course opened to the public following a two-year effort by the Bobby Jones Golf Course Foundation. AJC FLASHBACK PHOTOS: Get to know Atlanta legendary golfer Bobby Jones The foundation, which was created in 2016, raised more...
Porsche boosting classic restoration, parts business
 Porsche is putting greater emphasis on its Porsche Classic business initiatives in order to capitalize on the booming auto restoration and parts market, said officials of the German sports car manufacturer. During a recent Porsche Factory Restoration workshop at its North American headquarters in Atlanta, Porsche’s leaders discussed...

10:00 PM Friday, Nov. 02, 2018

Porsche is putting greater emphasis on its Porsche Classic business initiatives in order to capitalize on the booming auto restoration and parts market, said officials of the German sports car manufacturer. During a recent Porsche Factory Restoration workshop at its North American headquarters in Atlanta, Porsche’s leaders discussed...
Highly-prized Porsches net $25.8 million in sales at Atlanta auction
 Several dozen of the world’s most sought-after cars generated more than $25 million during RM Sotherby’s Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction. The event, held last weekend at Porsche’s North America headquarters in Atlanta, showcased 63 of the world’s best privately-owned vehicles. SLIDESHOW: A gallery of fantastic...

11:52 AM Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

Several dozen of the world’s most sought-after cars generated more than $25 million during RM Sotherby’s Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction. The event, held last weekend at Porsche’s North America headquarters in Atlanta, showcased 63 of the world’s best privately-owned vehicles. SLIDESHOW: A gallery of fantastic...
City’s esports team gets a name - Atlanta Reign
 Atlanta Esports Ventures has announced the name of the  local team: Atlanta Reign. “We are excited to finally unveil the Atlanta Reign,” said Paul Hamilton, president and CEO of Atlanta Esports Ventures. “We want to engage directly with Atlanta’s passionate esports community and the city as a whole.&rdquo...

11:51 AM Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018

Atlanta Esports Ventures has announced the name of the  local team: Atlanta Reign. “We are excited to finally unveil the Atlanta Reign,” said Paul Hamilton, president and CEO of Atlanta Esports Ventures. “We want to engage directly with Atlanta’s passionate esports community and the city as a whole.&rdquo...
Atlanta Classic Cars: Cumming man in love with his 1969 Corvette Stingray
 Everyone in Cumming knows Jim Grogan’s little blue Corvette. “When I bought it, it was very unusual,” Grogan said of his 1969 Stingray which he purchased new. “People would come see the car like it was a new baby.” Residents have seen his car in countless local parades and family members have used the car...

1:26 AM Friday, Oct. 05, 2018

Everyone in Cumming knows Jim Grogan’s little blue Corvette. “When I bought it, it was very unusual,” Grogan said of his 1969 Stingray which he purchased new. “People would come see the car like it was a new baby.” Residents have seen his car in countless local parades and family members have used the car...
Sunday tickets now available for the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance at Chateau Elan
 Due to overwhelming demand, this weekend’s Atlanta Concours d’Elegance is now offering Sunday-only tickets.  The two-day event will feature about 160 cars built, generally speaking, between 1900 and 1968.  The majority will date back to before World War II and all of them will look as good as, if not better than, the...

1:49 PM Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, this weekend’s Atlanta Concours d’Elegance is now offering Sunday-only tickets.  The two-day event will feature about 160 cars built, generally speaking, between 1900 and 1968.  The majority will date back to before World War II and all of them will look as good as, if not better than, the...
Porsche launches short-term access to vehicles in U.S.
 If you have a need for speed or just want to surround yourself with luxury, Porsche is launching two on-demand rental programs to make that happen. Porsche Drive and Porsche Host are pilot programs available for U.S. customers that will allow same-day access to a Porsche sports car. The programs follow the recent launch of the company&rsquo...

5:32 PM Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2018

If you have a need for speed or just want to surround yourself with luxury, Porsche is launching two on-demand rental programs to make that happen. Porsche Drive and Porsche Host are pilot programs available for U.S. customers that will allow same-day access to a Porsche sports car. The programs follow the recent launch of the company&rsquo...
Creepers car show raises $31,000 for two local charities
 Love for hot rods and just about anything related to cars has resulted in sizeable donations to two local charities. In June, the Creepers Car Club of Marietta hosted their annual car show at Jim Miller Park. Hundreds of collector car owners brought their wheels to the park, as several thousand visitors strolled the Cobb County venue, enjoying...

2:42 PM Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

Love for hot rods and just about anything related to cars has resulted in sizeable donations to two local charities. In June, the Creepers Car Club of Marietta hosted their annual car show at Jim Miller Park. Hundreds of collector car owners brought their wheels to the park, as several thousand visitors strolled the Cobb County venue, enjoying...
Porsche’s “Gold” project embraces carmaker’s sports car history
 To mark 70 years of building some of the most beautiful and celebrated sports cars in history, Porsche Classic has created a one-of-a-kind vehicle based on its famous 993 generation. “Project Gold showcases the comprehensive skill of Porsche Classic in fascinating fashion,” says Detlev von Platen, member of the executive board...

12:43 AM Friday, Aug. 24, 2018

To mark 70 years of building some of the most beautiful and celebrated sports cars in history, Porsche Classic has created a one-of-a-kind vehicle based on its famous 993 generation. “Project Gold showcases the comprehensive skill of Porsche Classic in fascinating fashion,” says Detlev von Platen, member of the executive board...