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Michigan To Boost Efforts For Auto Industry Jobs

The state’s senior automotive adviser will outline details of a 30-year strategic plan that aims to elevate Michigan’s status as a global auto industry leader.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

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‘Global Center for Mobility’ Plan Aims To Add 100,000 Jobs

Michigan is already known as a global leader in the automotive industry. Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide CEO grouip that succeeded Detroit Renaissance, Wednesday outlined a plan to grow that industry further with a target of adding 100,000 new jobs in what BLM calls mobility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

Event Notices From Aug. 30 – Sept. 2

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2013

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White House Monitoring, Not Stepping In To Bail Out Detroit

Uncle Sam is watching, but there is no federal government bailout in the works for Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2013


Mackinac Auto Panel: U.S. Globally Competitive, But At A Cost

The American auto industry is on a “slow and steady growth path up,” even though it now accounts for a mere 12 percent of global auto production, a panel said Wednesday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

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Bankruptcy In The Cards For Fisker Automotive?

Electric sports car maker Fisker Automotive has laid off about 160 people at its California headquarters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

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Global Tool Builder Expands In Macomb County, Adding New Jobs

Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel will attend an expansion celebration for Fori Automation Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at Fori’s offices, 50955 Wing Drive in Shelby Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2012

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Analysis: The Psychological Importance Of General Motors

You know the saying: ‘As GM goes, so goes the nation.’ Last week, both GM and Ford stocks sputtered on Wall Street as their European operations continue to be a challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2012

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Gov. Snyder Says Former Michigan Companies Coming Back

Talking to workers at Chrysler headquarters on Monday, Gov. Rick Snyder said local talent will bring automotive companies back to our state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2012


Atlas Copco Launches New Web Site

The next generation of product information online is now available on Atlas Copco’s Web sites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011