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  • Mayor Greg Ballard: City vehicles to use alternate fuels in 13 years

    Mayor Greg Ballard: City vehicles to use alternate fuels in 13 years

    by Jon Murray Indianapolis Star December 12, 2012 …The city’s new goal of converting the entire city fleet ‚Äî police cruisers and snow plows included ‚Äî to electric, natural gas or hybrid vehicles in the next 13 years appears to stake out new territory for large U.S. cities, though many others have had a head start on Indianapolis. Read more…

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  • Chrysler may revive plans to build transmissions at Indiana plant

    Chrysler may revive plans to build transmissions at Indiana plant

    by Larry P. Vellequette Automotive News December 10, 2012 Chrysler Group is again pursuing a newly built but never-used plant in Tipton, Ind., where it once planned to build transmissions for its nearby factories…. “With the implementation of more than $1.3 billion in previously announced investments to produce the next generation of front- and rear-wheel drive transmissions, Kokomo remains at the center of the company’s powertrain offensive. We will continue to look for ways to improve our operations and our [...]

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  • Area auto plants adding jobs as sales surge

    Area auto plants adding jobs as sales surge

    by Steve Bennish Dayton Daily News December 4, 2012 Surging sales of new vehicles are boosting job growth in Ohio and other states closely tied to the auto industry… Ohio, Indiana and Michigan lost an estimated 275,000 auto manufacturing jobs through much of the previous decade. Driving Growth, a project sponsored by the Natural Resources Defense Council, said that Bureau of Labor Statistics data show the U.S. auto sector has added 235,400 jobs as of October since an employment low [...]

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  • General Motors to reveal redesigned Silverado and GMC Sierra in Detroit

    General Motors to reveal redesigned Silverado and GMC Sierra in Detroit

    by Nathan Bomey Detroit Free Press October 22, 2012 General Motors plans to reveal its redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickups at a news media event Dec. 13 in Detroit, officials said today… The vehicle will start production in 2013 at the company’s plants in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Silao, Mexico. Silverado marketing manager Tony Truelove said in a recent interview that the new vehicle would balance “performance capability and fuel economy.” Read more…

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  • Fuel Efficiency Key to September Jobs Growth in U.S. Auto Sector

    For immediate release Contact: Josh Mogerman, Natural Resources Defense Council, 312-651-7909 Ohio, Michigan and Indiana Job Impacts Highlighted; Video of Chrysler’s Fuel Efficient SUV Production Exemplifies Continued Growth Detroit ‚Äì October 5, 2012 ‚Äì The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report for September shows continued steady jobs growth in the U.S. auto sector. According to an analysis of BLS data by DrivingGrowth.org, a website tracking the revitalization of the U.S auto industry, September data show over 1.8 million workers in [...]

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  • September Jobs Data Show Auto Industry Strength Powered by Fuel Efficiency

    September Jobs Data Show Auto Industry Strength Powered by Fuel Efficiency

    The latest national auto industry employment figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today show what has been apparent for virtually all of 2012: the American auto industry is roaring back from the 2008-9 recession in a major way.

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