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Don't Let Detroit Happen to You

Meiko S. Patton | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
Meiko S. Patton

What's required now is an entrepreneurial mindset. As federal workers if you want to advance in your career, you have to stop thinking like an employee. You have to think and act like you're running the company you're working for.

Ending the Era of Giveaway Trade

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics
Rep. Louise Slaughter

Two years ago today, a little-noticed, but profoundly important, trade agreement between the United States and South Korea took effect.

Detroit, General Motors and the American Dream

Steven Conn | Posted 09.29.2013 | Detroit
Steven Conn

The city that built cars was also built by and for the car, and that legacy may prove the biggest obstacle to creating a post-automobile future.

Auto Industry Poised To Boost Hiring

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business

DETROIT -- The auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as car makers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians and factory worker...

GM To Become Less Government-Owned

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

DETROIT — The U.S. government plans to sell another 30 million shares of General Motors stock in a public offering on Thursday as it speeds up e...

Bailed-Out Automaker Denies Damning Accusations

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business

* Disputes reports saying automaker requested pay increase * Says requested $9 mln pay package, not $11.1 mln * GM says ...

Bailed-Out Automaker's Profit Soars

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 04.01.2013 | Business

DETROIT — In just three years, Chrysler has gone from government ward to rising star. The No. 3 U.S. automaker made $1.7 billion last year than...

A New Era Of Luxury: Mullally On Lincoln's New Future

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 01.14.2013 | Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford thinks the luxury car market is missing something. Luxury buyers sobered up during the recession, the company reckons, and th...

The Chevy Sonic's Role In Detroit's Recent Boom

AP | TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 03.06.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster:...

Major Lawsuit Could Undo Some Of Bailout

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

By Tom Hals Jan 3 (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge could soon rule on whether the 2009 government-led restructuring of General Moto...

Chrysler Reports HUGE Sales Year

AP | TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 03.05.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — A steadily improving economy and strong December sales lifted the American auto industry to its best performance in five years in 2012...

Berry Gordy's The Star Of New Chrysler Ad

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 12.21.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Chrysler recruited hometown star Eminem for a memorable 2011 Super Bowl ad that introduced the tagline "Imported From Detroit." The automa...

Amanda Terkel

Big 3 Automakers Reportedly Worried About Michigan Right To Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- While one of Michigan's biggest industries remains silent in public on the debate over so-called right-to-work legislation, privately th...

GM Aims Low In China

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business

BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors Co. and its local partners, intensifying competition in China in the no-frills car market, on Sunday formally opene...

Why China Isn't Building Cars For America

Detroit News / Detroit Free Press | Alisa Priddle | Posted 01.06.2013 | Detroit

Making cars in China has been used to scare voters and even Chrysler workers in the presidential campaign's waning days, but the reality is Chinese-as...

Is Ford's Redesigned Fusion A Toyota Camry Killer?

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 09.18.2012 | Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford hopes the redesigned 2013 Fusion will finally be its Camry killer. The Fusion has become Ford's best-selling car since it wen...

CAW: Prepare For A Strike

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 09.13.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- If Canadian Auto Workers go on strike against Detroit's three automakers next week, the impact will be felt quickly in the U.S. Negotiatio...

Romney, Obama Banned From Campaigning At Bailed-Out Automakers

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

Aug 28 (Reuters) - General Motors Co and Chrysler Group LLC, U.S. automakers that received billions of dollars in government help to...

GM CEO Dan Akerson Says Political Compromise Key To Stopping Next Recession

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 08.12.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — General Motors is making progress in restructuring its money-losing European operations and holding constructive talks with German lab...

Ron Dicker

Ford Gets In The Grill Of GM Over Facebook Withdrawal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business

Facebook's got a friend in Ford. After General Motors announced it was killing its Facebook advertising just days before Facebook's IPO, Ford sent ...

Automaker Nets Big Profit

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business

* Fiat earnings aided by strong Chrysler performance * Chrysler maintains 2012 guidance of $1.5 bln profit * To begin sa...

CEO's Strangely Altruistic Move

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

DETROIT, March 7 (Reuters) - Sergio Marchionne, the chief executive of Chrysler Group LLC, declined a salary and bonus for 2011 when the smallest U....

Ford Focus Has Highest February Sales In Over A Decade

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. says its U.S. sales rose 14 percent in February thanks to big demand for its Focus compact car. Focus sales more than ...

Bailed Out Automaker Turns Record Profit

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

DETROIT — Just two years after it was rescued and reconstituted through bankruptcy and a government bailout, General Motors Co. cruised through ...

David Kiley

Looking To Reinvent Lincoln

HuffingtonPost.com | David Kiley | Posted 12.16.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The creative management of Ford's Lincoln brand is moving out of the Motor City to the Big Apple. The company announced Friday a new creati...