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Sharon Silke Carty

White House Touts Efficient Cars As New Fuel Economy Standards Loom

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business

The White House will host a three-hour conference Wednesday to tout what it calls the "innovative success story" of the auto industry's clean cars, ad...

Romney Clarifies Stance On Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney clarified Tuesday that he would have been fine with the government bailing out the auto industry, but only after the embattled companies h...

GM Makes Surprising Announcement

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

Turns out Facebook wasn't the only advertising vehicle that GM was doubting. Now the auto giant says it won't advertise during the next Super Bowl. ...

New Jobs At GM's Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Latest Sign Of Auto Industry Rebound

Posted 05.18.2012 | Detroit

In the latest sign of the resurgence of the Detroit auto industry, General Motors is increasing the workforce at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant ...

GM Chief Says Romney Had 'Short-Sighted' View On Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Speaking Monday on "CBS This Morning," General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's stance against the ...

WATCH: Maddow Calls Out Mitt Romney

Posted 05.09.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow let Mitt Romney have it on her MSNBC show Tuesday night after the GOP candidate said he would "take a lot of credit" for the auto indust...

Dear Mitt: You Did Nothing to Save Detroit

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

As you know, Mitt, I was governor of Michigan during that horrible time, when the financial industry was melting down and the auto industry was in free fall. So Mitt, here's my request: Just stop it.

Detroit Today: Green Cars, Greenbacks And Green Shoots

David Kiley | Posted 07.08.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

As editor of a leading auto research channel, and a HuffPost columnist, I do a lot of radio and TV interviews and travel frequently. In recent weeks, ...

Romney: 'I'll Take A Lot Of Credit' For Auto Industry Recovery

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Despite his 2008 call to "let Detroit go bankrupt," presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Monday that he would "take a lot of c...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs and Green Too: Can Transportation Drive the Future?

Michael Rose | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Michael Rose

Republican governors Rick Scott of Florida, John Kasich of Ohio and Scott Walker of Wisconsin all turned down available Federal funds. California's governor is happy to take the money to build a system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco but it's become tied up by routing and funding disputes.

Top Romney Aide: Auto Bailout Was Mitt's Idea

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

Top Mitt Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom claimed that President Obama's auto bailout was the GOP presidential hopeful's idea. Fehrnstrom said Obama...

GM Complains U.S. Government Won't Let Company Pay CEO More

Posted 04.27.2012 | Business

General Motors, the world's largest automaker, has a bone to pick with the same U.S. government that bailed it out three years ago. GM paid its CEO...

Stronger Local Economy Could Hurt Mitt's Chances In The Mitten

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 04.19.2012 | Detroit

LANSING, Mich. -- The unemployment rate in Michigan is high, its population is shrinking and scores of manufacturing plants have closed. Still, Presid...

Sharon Silke Carty

Rogue Republicans Too Late To Save The Volt

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business

Conservatives love to hate the Chevy Volt. The plug-in advanced hybrid car seems to annoy Republicans, Tea Partiers and Libertarians alike. Then th...

Biden Rips Romney Over Auto Bailout: 'Bain Capital Wasn't Lining Up' To Help

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a fiery campaign speech on Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden took direct aim at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for advocating...

American Workers: The Best Bet

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Three years later, after President Obama placed his faith in workers, the nation's economic outlook is brighter. As is that of GM and Chrysler. President Obama wagered on American workers. And it paid off.

Ann Romney Fires Back At Bill Clinton

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

Ann Romney struck back at former President Bill Clinton's contention that George Romney must be "turning over in his grave" over Mitt Romney's opposit...

Bill Clinton: Romney's Father Must Be 'Turning Over In His Grave'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton chastised Mitt Romney for opposing the U.S. auto bailout on Thursday, saying the Republican presidential hopeful's late ...

GM To Spend $500 Million On Employee Bonuses, Profit-sharing

AP | By TOM KRISHER | Posted 02.29.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- General Motors is likely to spend more than $500 million on employee bonuses and profit-sharing based on the company's performance last yea...

Now Hiring: Big 3 Detroit Automakers Rebuild Workforce To Keep Up With Demand

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 04.28.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Auto sales are growing so fast that Detroit can barely keep up. Three years after the U.S. auto industry nearly collapsed, sales of c...

Zach Carter

Mitt Romney Doubles Down On Cadillac Gaffe, Accuses Obama Of Corruption

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney on Sunday defended both his wealth and the number of cars he owns during an awkward exchange with Fox Ne...

Will The UAW Defeat Romney? Will The UAW Defeat Romney?

David Kiley | Posted 04.25.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

The union may not be as weak as Mitt Romney has been banking on.

Top Romney Supporters Reaped Big Rewards From Program Romney Opposed

NationofChange | Greg Palast | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney called the federal government’s 2009 bail-out of the auto industry, “nothing more than crony capital...

Obama Michigan Ad Hits Romney On Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama's re-election campaign released on Thursday a new television ad that will air in Michigan and highlight the president's handling of and s...

Auto Industry Turn-Around Is a Two-Party Success

Ken Blackwell | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

This auto industry recovery is an example of both parties working together to help save a national treasure in our auto industry and preserve jobs in industries that depend on auto manufacturing.