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13 min ago | AutoSpies

VW Rewards Chatanooga By Investing $900 Million And Adding 2000 Workers In Bid To Double Sales

Volkswagen AG will assemble a new family-hauling crossover at its plant in Chattanooga and invest $900 million to expand the factory in a push to double U. Production is slated to begin in late 2016 at the Chattanooga plant, Volkswagen's sole U.S. assembly site, where it builds the Passat mid-sized sedan.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Volkswagen AG, Autos

4 hrs ago | Automotive News

VW outsells GM in China to remain on track for repeat sales win

Volkswagen outsold General Motors in China in the first half of the year, keeping it on track to extend its reign as the best-selling foreign car company in the world's biggest vehicle market.

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Related Topix: General Motors

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Reuters

Exclusive: Prosecutors' case against GM focuses on misleading statements

Federal prosecutors are developing a criminal fraud case hinged on whether General Motors made misleading statements about a deadly ignition switch flaw, and are examining activity dating back a decade, before GM's 2009 bankruptcy, according to multiple sources familiar with the investigation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Toyota Motor

Erie Times News

Demo rides, stunts popular at Harley BikeFest in Erie

Joe Yonek already owns two Harley-Davidson motorcycles but wanted to try to a trike for his wife Sandy's sake.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Erie, PA, Harley-Davidson Tri Glide, Harley-Davidson Street Glide

Automotive News

Turkish car output poised to reach record on Europe rebound

Turkish automotive production is expected to hit a record this year as a recovery in European demand drives up exports from the region's fifth-biggest producer, the Automotive Manufacturers Association said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor

The Motley Fool

U.S. Jobs Are at the Heart of Immigration Reform

The subject of immigration has once again been thrust into the limelight, as the Obama administration faces off against a divided congress over thousands of undocumented children entering the U.S. from Central America.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Startups, Facebook, Microsoft, Outsourcing, Harley Davidson

The Age

Former CBA boss Norris blames scandal on 'rogues'

Former Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief executive Ralph Norris has broken his silence over the bank's financial planning scandal, labelling the advisers involved as ''rogue people'' and denying any conspiracy to defraud customers.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, Banking

Langley Advance

RCMP call for witnesses to crash that injured children

A nine-year-old girl in the SUV was seriously injured and was airlifted to hospital.

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Related Topix: Harley Davidson

Al Bawaba

Central Trade and Auto organizes workshop on vehicle fire hazard investigation

Central Trade and Auto Company , the exclusive dealer for Toyota in the Kingdom, recently organized a workshop on essential vehicle fire hazard investigation techniques for members of the Jordanian Civil Defense Department and the Public Security Directorate, the latter being represented by its Hazardous Materials, Criminal Evidence and Criminal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, World News, Japan,

Journalgazette.net

Starting over, with help

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Peninsula

Toyota Avanza redefines compact MPV segment

Doha: The launch of the Toyota Avanza in the Middle East marks the entry of a supremely practical vehicle set to redefine the compact MPV segment highlighting Toyota's philosophy in introducing vehicles that not only feature a host of innovative and enhanced features, the company said in a statement.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Thousands Come Out to Race in 12th Annual Life Time Tri Minneapolis

More than 2,000 pro, elite amateur and first-time triathletes descended upon Lake Nokomis today to participate in the 2014 Life Time Tri Minneapolis presented by Toyota.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Colorado Springs, CO, Boulder, CO, Life Time Fitness, Recreation

The Motley Fool

What Will Ford's New CEO Do With Lincoln?

Ford's efforts to revive its old Lincoln brand have so far been a mixed bag. Is that about to change under its new CEO? Shown is a 2015 Lincoln MKC.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Ford Escape, Ford, SUV, Lincoln, Lincoln MKC, Lincoln MKS, Sedan, Lincoln MKZ, Ford Motor, Warren Buffett

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

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

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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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

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