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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

LG Chem Scores Audi Battery Deal

South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd. has reached a deal to supply hundreds of millions of dollars of batteries for plug-in hybrid vehicles to Audi AG, a unit of German auto maker Volkswagen AG.

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Related Topix: LG Chem, Chemicals, Volkswagen AG

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

3 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

GM considers expanding youth summer job program

A General Motors program that pays high school students to spruce up parks and schools may spread from Detroit and Flint to Pontiac.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Education Etc.

7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Lear Nears Deal To Buy Eagle Ottawa For More Than $800 Million: WSJ

Lear Corp, a maker of auto seats and electrical power systems, is nearing a deal to buy Eagle Ottawa LLC, a supplier of premium automotive leather, for more than $800 million, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Textiles, Lear Corporation, Auburn Hills, MI, Southfield, MI

10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Driven's final fling with the FPV GTF

As we watch the Falcon tail-lights disappearing into the distance, it's hard not to feel a bit nostalgic.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Coupe, Ford GT, Ford, General Motors

14 hrs ago | KFVS12

GM's 200-mile electric car for 2017: What we know so far

When that will happen, and from which maker, remains open--though the likely suspects are Nissan, Tesla, and General Motors, with BMW as a long-shot outsider.

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Related Topix: General Motors

17 hrs ago | Automotive News

Magna CEO in a shopping mood in post-Stronach era

Magna International Inc., the largest auto supplier in North America, will consider purchases of as much as $4 billion as it distances itself from debt-averse founder Frank Stronach.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Magna International, Johnson Controls, Textiles, Detroit, MI, 9, Autos

21 hrs ago | STN Online

Navistar Now Offering Allison Fuel-Efficiency Package on Medium-Duty and Vocational Trucks

Navistar, Inc. today announced it is offering the Allison Transmission FuelSenseA fuel-efficiency package on its medium-duty and vocational International truck models.

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Related Topix: Navistar International, Marketing

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Ralph Norris named new Fletcher Building chair

Fletcher Building has announced former Air NZ and Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief executive Ralph Norris as its new chairman.

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

GlobeNewswire

Send Press Releases with GlobeNewswire

The dynamism reflected in a series of newly-developed Internet delivery products from COMPS InfoSystems, Inc., the nation's leading commercial real estate information service, continues to unfold with the introduction of its Pipeline search engine at a demonstration event today in Denver, Colorado before a select group of key industry ... (more)

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, ISO 9000, Retail, Auto Parts, Keystone Automotive Industries, Pennsylvania, Printers

SFGate

New Corvette feature keeps an eye on valets

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Business News

Reuters

Chrysler names Bigland to head Alfa Romeo brand in North America

Chrysler Group LLC said on Monday its head of U.S. sales, Reid Bigland, has been appointed to lead the Alfa Romeo brand for North America, as it prepares for a relaunch aimed at reaching sales of 150,000 in four years.

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Related Topix: Chrysler Group, Fiat Spa

MLive.com

Life Remodeled: GM, Chrysler help redesign more than cars in Detroit

Automakers spend years developing and redesigning cars and trucks. It's a process that takes meticulous planning and organization - from the vehicle's design to the size of every nut and bolt on the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Chrysler Group, Detroit, MI, General Motors

West Australian

Ingersoll-Rand to buy Cameron International unit for $850 million

The business, which makes oil and gas separation equipment, heaters and water processing systems, reported revenue of $396 million for 2013.

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Related Topix: Cooper Cameron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, IngersollRand Company

The Detroit News

Global unrest worries Detroit's Big 3 carmakers

Cars and trucks are selling at a brisk pace in the United States at a pace not seen since before the recession.

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Related Topix: Ford Motor, Fiat Spa, Auto Dealers

590ktie.com

Three-wheeled Elio gets closer to going on sale

Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, General Motors, 9

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Detroit News

$200K expected to fill Detroit water bill fund

Mayor Mike Duggan is set to announce about $200,000 worth of donations Monday to the newly created Detroit Water Fund to help residents struggling to pay their water bills, a source familiar with the announcement said.

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Related Topix: General Motors

OnMilwaukee

Milwaukee motorcycle parties thrive in increments other than five

Milwaukeeans know a good biker party when they see one. We only host one of the biggest biker bashes in the world when the Harley riders come to town every five years.

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

Express India

Tata Group mulls higher performance-linked pay

Tata Sons has mandated a HR consulting firm to rework the structure of remuneration paid to employees across group companies.

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Related Topix: Tata Motors, Steel, Mining, Tata Group, Tata Consultancy Services, Computers, IT Services

UnionLeader.com

Giving our warriors a better grip on life, Manchester inventor creates prosthetic arm

Inventor Dean Kamen developed a new prosthetic arm that offers a wide range of motion that amputees, primarily wounded U.S. soldiers, can operate via Bluetooth sensors attached to their shoes.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Segway

USA Today

Cars most likely to be dumped

Cars most likely to be dumped These are the vehicle brands that can't keep customers.

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Related Topix: Kelley Blue Book, Publishing, Media, Honda Motor Co, Autos

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