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Clarifying the Hype Around Auto Cyber Threats

Brian E. Finch | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Brian E. Finch

I, like most Americans, have a love affair with the automobile. Give me an unlimited budget and I will quickly exceed it, purchasing pretty much every available car, truck, and SUV on the market. That's a big part of the reason why I have been following the cyber story de jour: auto cyber hacks.

Solyndra's Fall was Great for Solar, Just Ask Henry Ford

Brad Mattson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Brad Mattson

Why is there so much investment and M&A activity in an industry plagued by bankruptcy? The answer is that solar energy is now on a growth path that will make it the energy story of the 21st century. How could bankruptcy lead to such fantastic growth? I say it all started with Solyndra.

Executives Who Trashed Evidence Must Go to Jail

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 01.12.2015 | Crime
Ian Reifowitz

It doesn't matter if you wear a suit and tie, if you break the law you will go to prison. Sending that message would make all of us safer. But we haven't been doing that consistently enough in America in recent years.

My Automotive Wish List

Tim Healey | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
Tim Healey

We've noticed a few across-the-board issues that seem to plague almost all automakers, and we're wishing for some change.

Lack Of Parts From Japan Forces GM To Halt Production

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — A shortage of parts from Japan will force General Motors Co. to halt production at its pickup plant in Shreveport, La., next week, the...

A Taste of Honey or a Bitter Pill - With Howard Stern Enticed by Alternative Media, Can Sirius XM Survive Without Him?

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mario Almonte

In recent weeks, radio DJ Howard Stern seems like a man holding back a smoldering fire. With his five-year contract with Sirius XM expiring at the en...

I'm Rooting for Detroit

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Byron Williams

Detroit of the past will obviously not be its future. But Detroit is quintessentially American. There is a toughness that refuses to concede to the labels that those others wish to bestow.

Anxious but Excited, GM Employees Hope for a Revival

Jane Devin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane Devin

How are the people at GM taking the changes? Underneath the anxiety, they are hopeful. They feel that they are participating in the birth of an automotive zenith that will turn GM's fortunes, and their own, around.

The Old Packard Plant: From the Detroit Stories

Lester Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lester Sloan

While the old Packard is an image of urban decay, it has nothing to do with the demise of the auto industry as we know it today.

Sam Stein

For Watchdogs, Tracking Specifics Of GM Bailout Nearly Impossible | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In bankruptcy hearings that went late into the night on Tuesday and resumed again on Wednesday, executives from General Motors laid out the pricey pro...

What If The Middle-Class Ruled?

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Lawmakers should use the current crisis as an opportunity to usher in a new era of middle-class American rule.

Big Three CEOs And Their Private Jets (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The CEOs of the nation's biggest three automakers flew to Washington DC yesterday to make their case before congress that the auto industry is despera...

How To Save A Major Automobile Company

Neil Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Neil Young

The Big 3 are looking for a bailout. They should only get it if they agree to stop building autos that contribute to global warming now.