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16 min ago | Silver City Sun-News

Brown exits New Edition tour to focus on health

This Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 file photo shows singers, from left, Bobby Brown, Michael Bivens, Ralph Tresvant, Ricky Bell and Ronnie Devoe of the RB group New Edition arriving at the Soul Train Awards at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: New Edition, R-N-B, Bobby Brown, Black Entertainment, Manufacturing, R and B, THQ, Las Vegas, Video Games

4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Challenger Raises Bar on Muscle Cars

As if it was the 1960s all over again, Detroit automakers are pushing horsepower in what's left of their muscle car lineups to new heights.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, General Motors, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Chevrolet, Convertible, Ford Shelby GT500, Ford

8 hrs ago | Detroit News

Automakers, others pledge to help small suppliers grow

President Barack Obama met with two dozen companies Friday, including several major foreign automakers, that have agreed to help suppliers with access to financing - in a bid to help many small companies grow.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Honda Motor Co, Toyota Motor, Small Business, Personal Finance, Dublin, OH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WPTV Local News

Chrysler recalls 895,000 SUVs for fire risk

The company said that the recalled vehicles had previously had their vanity mirrors repaired, but that the wiring may not have been correctly reassembled by the dealer, posing a fire risk.

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Related Topix: Chrysler Group, General Motors

The Economist

Motor City comes to New York

WITH estimated debts of $18 billion-$20 billion, Detroit became the biggest American city to go bust when it filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy last year.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, General Motors

Vogel Talks RVing

Winnebago Introduces Pink Minnie in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries announced the addition of a bright pink Minnie to its product lineup in support of breast cancer awareness.

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Related Topix: Winnebago, Winnebago Minnie, Mobile Homes, Winnebago Industries, Winnebago Itasca, Forest City, IA, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

Autoblog

Cadillac snags de Nysschen from Infiniti, names him new president

Johan de Nysschen , the president of Infiniti , has officially jumped ship. The 54-year-old, who also spent time as the chief executive for Audi USA, has taken the position of president at Cadillac , following a two-year stint at the Nissan-owned luxury brand.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Sedan, Wagon, Hybrid, Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac CTS, SUV, General Motors, Marketing

INAUTONEWS

China sees heating battle between VW and GM

General Motors and Toyota have traded numerous blows in recent years to top the global sales figures, but last year a surprise outsider came in to secure its second place in front of the US automaker - Volkswagen AG.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen AG

Brandon Sun

Tech company Sandvine reports Q2 profit of US$4.4M on higher revenues

Tech company Sandvine reported a higher second-quarter net profit of US$4.4 million with revenues from its global customers increasing 26 per cent.

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Related Topix: Sandvine, Manufacturing, Stewart and Stevenson Services

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Automotive News

Honda recalls 175,000 hybrids in Japan due to software glitch

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 175,356 gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in Japan, including the Fit subcompact, over a software glitch in the engine control unit.

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Related Topix: Honda, Honda Vezel, Honda Motor Co, SUV, Autos

Detroit Free Press

Cadillac leader Bob Ferguson returning to Washington for GM

General Motors is shifting its former chief lobbyist, Bob Ferguson, back to Washington, D.C., after less than two years leading Cadillac's global strategy.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac XTS, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac, Sedan, General Motors

Detroit News

Ford creating $1M scholarship fund to honor retired CEO Mulally

Ford CEO Alan Mulally and Chairman Bill Ford, Jr. The Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship will honor automotive engineering students from universities around the world starting in the spring of 2015.

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Related Topix: Ford Motor

The Tribune-Democrat

Auto recalls break single-year US record with six months to go

With six months left in 2014, automakers have already recalled more vehicles in the United States than in any other year on record.

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Related Topix: Prison, General Motors

The Globe and Mail

Back seat rider: Being a motorcycle passenger is trickier than it looks

In my newly acquired Harley-Davidson jacket and black leather chaps, I thought my job was to look cool and enjoy the scenery as the plus-one on the back of the bike.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Harley-Davidson Electra Glide,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsSEXUAL Assault Coverage by Media Shows Double Standard, Paternalism, and Sexism

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 15, 2011, 9:30 a.m. -- Just two days ago, the New York Times ran a very short story saying that anonymous Deutsch Borse officials in Frankfurt, Germany, had denied a story in the Wall Street Journal several days before saying that the German exchange, based in Frankfurt but a global player, was buying the New York Stock ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bradenton, FL, Publishing, Media, New Times, World News, Germany, NYX, Inc, Manufacturing, Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services

Autoblog

Acura recalls 2013-2014 ILX, ILX Hybrid over fire-prone headlamps

The Acura ILX just can't seem to catch a break. The Japanese automaker recently decided that the ILX Hybrid would no longer be offered in the US for the 2015 model year .

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Related Topix: Fire, Honda Motor Co, Autos

Times-Standard

Get them back: Where are Robin Thicke's fans?

This May 18, 2014 file photo shows Robin Thicke accepting the award for top RB song for "Blurred Lines" at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Manufacturing, R and B, Entertainment, Drama, Television

KATC-TV Lafayette

Harley-Davidson recalling 66,421 motorcycles

Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their front wheels can lock up without warning.

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Related Topix: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson

ClickOnDetroit

2 pools, bath house to be reopened in Detroit

Two Olympic-sized pools and a bath house are being reopened at Detroit's Rouge Park as part of a $5.5 million renovation project.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Manufacturing, Textiles, Lear Corporation

RV Business

Pink Minnie Backs Breast Cancer Awareness

Winnebago Industries Inc. announced the addition of a bright pink Minnie to its product lineup in support of breast cancer awareness.

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Related Topix: Mobile Homes, Winnebago Industries, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

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