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14 hrs ago | Automotive News

GM 8-speed likely to get wide use

The 2015 Corvette is expected to be just the first of many vehicles to carry GM's new eight-speed transmission.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Hatchback, Convertible, Chevrolet, Automakers, General Motors, GMC Sierra, GMC, Chevrolet Silverado, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Sedan

17 hrs ago | Automotive News

Buick lifts cover on Envision crossover in China

A camouflaged Envision, left, was spotted this week in a parking garage in suburban Detroit, the latest in a string of U.S. sightings of test mules.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Automakers, General Motors, Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Sedan, Chevrolet

Yesterday | Autoblog

Cadillac SRX production moving to TN, next-gen Equinox going to Mexico

It's a good week for the town of Spring Hill, TN, as General Motors has announced that its factory in the city of 31,000 will receive a $185 million contract to produce engines.

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Related Topix: Cadillac SRX, Cadillac, SUV, Spring Hill, TN, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Automakers, General Motors, Hybrid, Chevrolet Impala, Sedan

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Forbes.com

General Motors' OnStar Hits Another Milestone With New App

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Related Topix: OnStar, Manufacturing, Automakers, General Motors, Gawker Media

AutoSpies

Can You Guess What Countries Build The Most Cars?

General Motors, a Detroit-based multinational car company, is moving production of a Cadillac model from Mexico to Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Autos

Forbes

Toyota's Not Just Moving To Texas; It's Beefing Up In Michigan

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Automakers, General Motors, Marketing, Plano, TX

MLive.com

Feds: U.S. auto production rate highest since 2002

As the chart shows, the number of vehicles built on American assembly lines since 2000 rose to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 13.2 million vehicles in July.

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Bloomberg

Ford Begins Production of First Mustang for Global Sale

Ford Motor Co. begins building the sixth generation of its 50-year-old Mustang sports car today at a Michigan plant that will export it to more than 120 countries.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI, Automakers, General Motors, Rock, MI, Flat Rock, MI, Northville, MI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

MLive.com

GM investing $233 million to produce new engines; moving Cadillac SRX production to...

GM's new Ecotec 1.0-liter I-3, 1.4-liter I-4 and 1.5-liter I-4 engines on display March 19 at the company's powertrain headquarters in Pontiac, Mich.

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Related Topix: Cadillac SRX, Cadillac, SUV, Pontiac, MI, Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Sedan, Chevrolet

Automotive News

Lear agrees to buy leather supplier Eagle Ottawa in $850 million deal

Lear Corp., which supplies auto seats and electrical power systems, said it agreed to buy automotive leather supplier Eagle Ottawa LLC in a deal valued at $850 million that aims to strengthen the company's global seating business.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Textiles, Lear Corporation, General Motors, Wilmington, NC

Reuters

UPDATE 1-GM to make Mexico-built Cadillac SRX crossover in Tennessee

General Motors Co will shift production of its Cadillac SRX crossover vehicle from Mexico to its plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, where the company once built vehicles for its defunct Saturn brand, the company and the United Auto Workers union said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Cadillac SRX, Cadillac, SUV, Automakers, General Motors, Spring Hill, TN, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet

Patch.com

Is Scientology Savior for Flint, America's Most Dangerous City?

Flint has notoriously topped the FBI's list of America's most dangerous mid-sized cities since 2010.

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Related Topix: Scientology, Religion, Michigan

Control Design

Lightened Loads for Diverse Automation Users

Gravity is a universal pain in the neck. However, because we all must struggle against it, those who can provide labor-saving assistance in one endeavor or industry can often deliver similar aid to others.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit News

Camilo Pardo owns an art gallery in Detroit.

The artist and former chief designer at Ford Motor Co. defeated competitor Bryan Thompson for the top prize on truTV's 'Motor City Masters,' nabbing the $100,000 grand prize, a brand new Camaro Z28 and the opportunity to represent Chevrolet.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Automakers, General Motors, Entertainment

The Detroit News

Mich. OKs incentives for two projects near eastern edge of downtown Detroit

Detroit -- Major plans for a $61 million residential and retail complex near the riverfront and a $38 million residential project in Lafayette Park were granted financial incentives Tuesdays by the state's Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Automakers, General Motors

Forbes

Ding, Ding! General Motors Joins Dan Gilbert In Offering Bike Sharing At Work

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Warren, MI, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Knoxville News Sentinel

GM to announce SUVs, jobs at Spring Hill plant DETROIT - General...

General Motors and government officials are expected to announce new vehicles and jobs Wednesday at a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Spring Hill, TN, Automakers, General Motors, Chevrolet Equinox, SUV, Chevrolet, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Sports

Autoblog

Death claim in GM ignition-switch lawsuit rises to 100

Nearly 300 people have filed claims in the General Motors ignition switch recall case , with around 100 claiming the defect led to their loved ones' fatal crashes while 184 people claim they were injured in crashes caused by the recalled ignition switch.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Autos

Detroit Free Press

GM's tech center too big to navigate? Grab a bike

General Motors announces Tuesday, August 26, 2014, it is implementing a bike share program at its Warren Technical Center in Warren.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Detroit, MI

MLive.com

GM ignition switch compensation program receives more than 300 claims, including 107 death-related

The General Motors Co. ignition switch compensation program has received 309 claims through Monday, including 107 related to fatal accidents.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors

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