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Obama To Make Stop In Detroit To Boast Auto Industry, Region's ResurgenceThe president's stop in Detroit on Wednesday will reflect on his decision to bail out the auto industry, while citing the return of manufacturing jobs to the region.
Biden Says Auto Resurgence Good For Detroit, USVice President Joe Biden says the U.S. auto industry's resurgence since the 2009 federal bailout provides a strong basis for a Motor City recovery.
CAR Gets Federal Grant To Study Bio-Based Automotive MaterialsThe Center for Automotive Research announced Thursday that it will be the lead agency in a $1.47 million grant under the federal "Make It In America Challenge" to boost the use of bio-based materials in cars.
100th Anniversary Of The Assembly LineMonday marked the 100th anniversary of the assembly line. Is your family employed multiple generations by the Auto Industry? How as the Auto Industry personally impacted you? What is the best car ever made?
Carbon Composites Firm Gets InvestmentPlasan Carbon Composites, the supplier of carbon fiber products to the auto industry, announced Tuesday that Japan's Toray Industries, the world's largest producer of carbon fiber, has taken a 20 percent ownership stake in the company.
Snyder Says World-Class R&D Is Going On In Detroit"...I don't think we give people in our own state enough credit," said Gov. Rick Snyder, talking to WWJ at the Mackinac Policy Conference.
March Car Sales Go Out Like A LionMarch sales are expected to be strongest since 2007.
Daimler Trucks North America Warns Of Massive LayoffsThe company is notifying production workers about the layoffs two months in advance and complies with federal law.
Study Claims Fuel Efficiency Drives Auto Industry Hiring ReboundWith the launch of new federal vehicle fuel economy rules a week away, the American auto industry has grown by nearly a quarter million jobs (236,600) since June 2009 when the auto industry hit bottom, according to a new report available from
Chrysler Posts $436M 2nd-Quarter Profit Chrysler today reported a second-quarter net income of $436 million, a more than $800 million turnaround from a year ago, when the automaker paid off the last of its government bailout loans.
Before Lansing Appearance, Romney Says He Deserves 'A Lot Of Credit' For Auto SuccessIt comes after Romney famously wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times titled "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt" during the height of the industry's woes in 2009.
Survey: Michigan Biz Owners Plan To HireMichigan's small business owners have a positive outlook, and many plan to hire, according to a PNC survey of small business owners
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