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31 min ago | Lansing State Journal

Greater Lansing Outlook: What does business see in Lansing?

The 21st Century recipe for economic success features thriving metropolitan areas as a key ingredient.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Automakers, General Motors

4 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

General Motors Company Takes a $1.3 Billion Bullet for the Automotive Industry

What the heck is going on with the automotive industry? It seems as though not a day passes without another massive recall announcement.

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9 hrs ago | MLive.com

Videos: Detroit automakers unveil key performance, small vehicles in Big Apple

The Detroit Three used the 2014 New York International Auto Show to unveil two vehicle types: Performance and small cars.

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Related Topix: New York, Automakers, General Motors, Ford Motor, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Chevrolet, Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Hatchback, Convertible

13 hrs ago | Detroit News

GM asks feds for protection once again

Let's see if anyone can detect a pattern here: A gigantic corporation, through a combination of arrogance and incompetence, mismanages its way to the brink of oblivion, only to be rescued from the consequences of its screwups by the federal government.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Missouri, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Chipotle to Hike Prices Amid Higher Beef, Avocado Costs

Chipotle is raising prices across its menu of Mexican-style food for the first time in three years, after a surge in beef and avocado prices lifted food costs in the first quarter.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Beef, Meat, Avocado, Agriculture, Science, Automakers

My FOX Chicago

$6M renovation for Illinois Math and Science Academy dorms

The $6.5 million work will renovate all seven residence halls at IMSA's campus, Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday in announcing the project.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Automakers

Fortune

Mary Barra: GM's fall gal

Timing is everything. Consider, if you will, the story of Mary Barra, the first female chief executive of General Motors , who in less than a month went from pioneer to punching bag.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

GM's recalled Cobalt a failure from the start

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Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Sedan, Chevrolet, Automakers, General Motors, Autos

WFTV Orlando

Industry's optimism shines at New York auto show

The 2014 New York Auto Show is one of the industry's biggest opportunities to show off, and judging by Tuesday's press preview, automakers definitely put their eye candy on display Ford made a bold move in redesigning the top-selling car in the world with the 2015 Focus and celebrated a half-century of Mustangs by putting one on top of the Empire ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, General Motors, Automakers

Reuters

GM creates streamlined order system for recall-related repairs

General Motors Co said on Wednesday that it has set up a new fast-track ordering system to accelerate the shipment of parts needed to fix an ignition switch defect that has forced the automaker to recall 2.6 million of its compact cars.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Automakers

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BayStreet.ca

General Motors to Appeal for Protection against Lawsuits; Bank of...

Bank of America Corporation - For an in-depth report on Bank of America Corporation follow: www.BullTrends.com/stockquote/BAC Shares of BAC closed down 1.59% on about 173 million shares traded.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Financial Markets, Manufacturing, Saab AB, Aerospace-Defense

Sympatico Finance

GM faced a Cadillac ignition switch issue in 2006

General Motors engineers reported accidentally turning off ignition switches in a Cadillac SRX with their knees more than eight years ago, and they ordered a similar fix to a similar problem in smaller, cheaper cars linked to 13 deaths, according to documents from parts maker Delphi Automotive.

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Related Topix: Cadillac SRX, Cadillac, SUV, Saturn, Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Sedan, Cadillac Catera, Automakers, Saturn ION, Hatchback

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Goshen Township asking for help to fix roads

WARREN, Ohio- It might take longer than expected to completely fix all of the cars recalled due to faulty ignitions.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Warren, OH, Automakers, General Motors, Mahoning County, OH

The Washington Post

GM Vetoed Better Ignition Part to Save Money, Advocates Say

General Motors Co. chose not to use a more robust ignition-switch part in Chevrolet Cobalts and other small cars while they were being designed, a decision that may have led to deaths, safety advocates said.

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Related Topix: Saturn, Automakers, General Motors, Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Sedan, Chevrolet, Saturn ION, Hatchback, Southfield, MI

Bloomberg

GM Move to Freeze Lawsuits May Cut Customer Payouts by Billions

General Motors Co. 's move to freeze ignition-defect lawsuits in California and Texas has solid legal precedent behind it and could help slash customer demands for compensation by billions of dollars.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Texas, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear

Michigan Radio

The Week in Michigan Politics

This Week in Michigan Politics, Jack Lessenberry and Christina Shockley discuss a drop in local revenue sharing, a retiree deal in the Detroit bankruptcy, a new controversy over Belle Isle and management changes in General Motors.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Automakers, General Motors

Autoblog

Did hard feelings between GM and Delphi contribute to ignition-switch woes?

The Detroit News has lodged another exhibit in the attempt to reconstruct how General Motors used an ignition switch part that might not have met the company's own standards, citing acrimonious relations between it and parts supplier Delphi just after the turn of the millennium.

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KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT - General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Automakers, General Motors, Corpus Christi, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Law.com

GM Car Owners Bring Class Action Over Fatality-Causing Ignition Defect

A federal court putative class action alleges General Motors Corp. fraudulently concealed a defect in ignition switches of 2.6 million Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn vehicles, a problem that has caused at least 13 deaths.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Trenton, NJ, Hazlet, NJ, East Brunswick, NJ

The Beaumont Enterprise

GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, speaks at the 2014 Automotive Forum, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in New York.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Auto Dealers, Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Hatchback, Convertible, Chevrolet

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