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  • Aug 15, 2014

    Is Your Classic Car Worthy of Historical Register?

    “If we had a local fruit truck from Birmingham here or local delivery truck that is still around, a local firetruck, that’s every bit as important as the Washington Monument on the national level. It’s all part of our heritage, and heritage starts local," Mark Gessler says....More
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    Possible Merger Delay Would Endanger Fiat Chrysler Growth Plan  

    The merger of Fiat and Chrysler into a single legal entity, seen by CEO Sergio Marchionne as the key to a global growth plan, could be derailed if too many shareholders oppose it....More
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    Hyundai's South Korean Workers Vote to Strike Over Pay  

    Unless an agreement on calculating wages is reached before Aug. 22 workers would stage a strike against the country's No.1 automaker for a third consecutive year....More
  • Newswire

    GM to Invest $2.8 Billion in Brazil Over 5 Years, Barra Says  

    CEO Mary Barra says the automaker is underscoring its commitment to one of its most important markets by investing in new products, technology and maintaining plants....More
  • Newswire

    Korean Company Plans Talks With Tesla on Supplying Carbon Fiber  

    GS Caltex reportedly will meet later this month with Tesla to discuss supplying the electric-vehicle maker with the lightweight material currently used in high-end vehicles and racing cars....More
  • Newswire

    Report Says China to Fine Audi $40 Million in Anti-Monopoly Case  

    An anonymous source tells the 21st Century Business Herald the government is basing the German luxury automaker's fine on a percentage of its 2013 car sales in Hubei province....More
  • Newswire

    PSA Peugeot Citroen Shares Continue Rallying  

    Europe's No.2 automaker, excluded in 2012 from the benchmark CAC-40 index for the first time in the index's history, has seen its stock value rebound since a $4 billion share sale to the French government and China's Dongfeng Motor Group....More
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    Fiat-Chrysler Merger: Won't Waive, Raise Payout Cap  

    Fiat says it won't call a shareholders' meeting to waive or raise the E500 million ($668 million) limit it has set for paying out dissenters in its merger with Chrysler....More
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    Chrysler Puts Kunselman in Charge of Safety  

    Chrysler creates a "vehicle safety and regulatory compliance office," putting veteran company senior vice president, Scott Kunselman in charge....More
  • Newswire

    Jaguar, Land Rover Drive Threefold Jump in Parent Tata's Profits  

    The Jaguar and Land Rover luxury brands continued propping up the parent company's finances, posting a 22% increase in first-quarter sales and a 20.3% rise in operating margins....More
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    Japanese Automakers Cut Parts Prices in China Amid Anti-Monopoly Probe  

    Toyota and Honda says their joint ventures with Chinese partners will cut spare-parts prices in response to the probe, while Nissan's JV with local automaker Dongfeng says it is "actively studying" responses to regulators' suggestions....More
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Aug 25, 2014

Finally, Voice of Reason

The concept of an autopilot is not new, particularly in aerospace. But Owens notes even the airline industry has never crossed that threshold by placing hundreds of lives solely in the digital hands of a computer....More
Aug 21, 2014

Michigan, Great Lakes Region Still Core of North American Production

The Great Lakes Region is well-positioned to remain a North American production hub for years, perhaps well into the next decade....More
Aug 19, 2014

Dodge Undergoes Brand ‘Purification’

The brand moves from overall mainstream to so-called mainstream-performance....More

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