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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...

Automaker Has High Hopes For 2013

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- General Motors' CEO said Wednesday that he expects the company to steal sales from rivals in the U.S. this year as its new cars and trucks ...

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...

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...

Michigan's Economic Recovery Second Fastest In The Nation

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

Long the symbol of America's deindustrialization, Michigan may be on the comeback trail. The state is recovering at the second fastest pace in the...

Ford Workers Approve New Contract

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co.'s U.S. factory workers have approved a new four-year labor contract that promises profit-sharing checks and billions in...

GM, UAW Reach Agreement On New Four-Year Contract

AP | By DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers, sobered by the government bailout and bankruptcy just two years ago, agreed on a new four-y...

Detroit Auto Show: Big Three Prove They're Still in The Game

Nick Aziz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nick Aziz

Yes, there are management problems. Yes, the wage gap must be eliminated. But when it's all said and done, the product is what will make or break the Detroit Three.

Detroit As a Farm

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

That we've reached the point of entertaining the idea--of turning Detroit into a semi-rural city--reflects both a crisis of failed urban policies, and an opportunity to rebuild from the ashes.

The Military Industrial Complex: Truck You, Detroit, or Tanks for Nuttin' Update

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Our military procurement system is a mess. Our automobile industry is a mess. We might have helped both if we had gotten them to agree to build the next generation of military vehicles together.

Touring Empire's Ruins

Greg Grandin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Greg Grandin

In Rome, the ruins came after the empire fell. In the United States, the destruction of Detroit happened even as the country was rising to new heights as a superpower.

After GM and Chrysler Bankruptcies -- What Now?

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Despite the news about GM filing for bankruptcy, my state should not be the object of pity. We will not be victims: We intend to lead the country in a move from 20th century rust to 21st century green.

Fiat Chrysler Deal Finalizes

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT (AP) -- Italian automaker Fiat says it has closed a deal to take over Chrysler's good assets, forming a new company and clearing the way for ...

Crash diet: GM getting in shape for Chapter 11

AP | TOM KRISHER and KIMBERLY S. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — The speed at which General Motors Corp. exits bankruptcy protection would depend a lot on the shape the company is in when it enters. GM h...

Foreign Companies Will Soon Be Leading Carmakers In U.S.

usnews.com | Rick Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Before long, you'll be more likely to get an American-made car by buying an import brand instead of a Ford, General Motors, or Chrysler vehicle. New d...

GM Workers Struggle To Hold On To Jobs

nytimes.com | BILL VLASIC and NICK BUNKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Since 2006, G.M. has persuaded 60,000 of its hourly employees -- half of its union work force in the United States -- to take cash buyouts and give up...

10 Cars That Sunk Detroit (SLIDESHOW)

minyanville.com | Scott Reeves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today's topic: All-American mutts - not the four-legged variety, but the clunkers that killed Detroit. Yup, Detroit's sheer incompetence in design,...

Will Michigan's Depression Drag Obama Down?

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

Unless Obama proves to Michiganders that he is committed to the state as it bleeds jobs due to government-mandated auto restructuring, 2010 could be a very good Republican year here.

Will Detroit Budget Cuts Doom US in World EV Market?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The perfect financial storm decimating the US auto sector could result in the nation's largest manufacturing industry falling even farther behind overseas competitors when it comes to EVs.

AIG v. Detroit - Renegotiating Contracts

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Congress could throw hundreds of billions at GM, Ford and Chrysler -- but how could the results be any different from what we see now?'

Detroit Gets 10% of What AIG Already Has Received from TARP

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Why does Detroit get only 10% of what the banks and Wall Street have been loaned?

Nationalizing Chrysler

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Abrams

The "creative destruction" argument conveniently forgets that it wasn't the "free market" that created the American Way of life, but a working class that was paid well enough to consume.

Consumer Reports: GM, Chrysler Least Reliable Cars, Ford Fares Better

usatoday.com | Chris Woodyard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Chrysler and General Motors (GM) took the bottom two spots, respectively, in Consumer Reports magazine's new automaker for reliability, even as the pa...

Detroit Bailout Support Wanes, Reversal From December

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just one-fourth of Americans think the government should continue lending money to Detroit automakers, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, even ...

Unions Aren't To Blame For Automakers' Woes

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Papantonio

If the centralized, organized mouthpiece for labor is destroyed, then so is the only advocacy vehicle available to the nonunion worker.