The Dow Chemical Co. will eliminate about 2,400 jobs and close roughly 20 manufacturing plants as part of a restructuring aimed at coping with slowing economic growth in Europe and elsewhere. Dow Tuesday reported sharply lower sales and profits for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, blaming slowdowns in Europe and China.
Chrysler sales up 12 percent. GM up 1.5 percent. Ford flat.
Chrysler sales are up 14 percent, Ford 13 percent, GM 10 percent
Dow Corning Corp. last week reported net income of $121 million in the second quarter, down 36 percent from $191 million a year earlier
Car buyers are about to see more new choices than ever before.
Getting past campaign could end uncertainty that’s hurting car sales.
Appearances by Governor Rick Snyder and Toyota North America President Jim Lentz will highlight today’s agenda at the Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City.
As car and truck sales slow a bit here in the U.S., they are heating up internationally.
Chrysler sales up 13 percent. Ford down 4 percent. GM down 6 percent.
Chrysler posted a 20 percent sales increase, GM 16 percent and Ford 7 percent.