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  • Alliance hails higher mileage standards

    Alliance hails higher mileage standards

    by Tyrel Linkhorn Toledo Blade August 31, 2012 A group representing environmental organizations and labor unions including the United Auto Workers is praising new fuel economy standards as a job-creation engine that could bring more than 20,000 jobs to Ohio by 2030. This week, the Obama Administration set in place rules that will require automakers to reach a Corporate Average Fuel Economy of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. The BlueGreen Alliance says the new standard — which nearly doubles [...]

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  • GM to add 200 more workers to Detroit-Hamtramck plant

    GM to add 200 more workers to Detroit-Hamtramck plant

    By CHRISSIE THOMPSON Detroit Free Press May 17, 2012 General Motors is adding about 200 new workers at its Detroit-Hamtramck Chevy Volt factory in anticipation of increasing its production rate in July when the plant adds the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, people familiar with the situation said‚ Read more…    

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  • Let us praise ingenuity: Petty politics are killing our spirit of innovation

    Let us praise ingenuity: Petty politics are killing our spirit of innovation

    By FRANCIS BEINECKE and ROBERT LUTZ Chicago Tribune March 29, 2012 It’s not every day you’ll find the two of us on the same page. One of us is the leader of an organization that believes we need to take every step possible to stop the current and future damage of global climate change. The other famously calls global warming “a crock” but led the efforts at General Motors to develop the Chevy Volt. You can probably guess who’s who. [...]

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