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  • Driving Growth — and more

    Driving Growth — and more

        The auto industry is just one part of the burgeoning clean energy economy. And now, Driving Growth is part of Cleanenergyworksforus.org, a new Web site chronicling how clean energy and clean transportation is driving economic growth and creating jobs all across America. To continue following how the auto industry and other clean energy sectors are fueling economic growth, please see www.cleanenergyworksforus.org.

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  • DOE loans drive innovation

    DOE loans drive innovation

    Peter Lehner’s USA TODAY opinion piece on how DOE loans are working.

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  • Sign of a Comeback: U.S. Carmakers Are Hiring

    Sign of a Comeback: U.S. Carmakers Are Hiring

    by Bill Vlasic New York Times February 22, 2013 DETROIT ‚Äî A few years ago, American automakers cut tens of thousands of jobs and shut dozens of factories simply to survive. But since the recession ended and General Motors and Chrysler began to recover with the help of hefty government bailouts and bankruptcy filings, all three Detroit car companies including Ford Motor Company have achieved one of the unlikeliest comebacks among industries devastated during the financial crisis. … The latest [...]

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  • Auto suppliers gear up for hiring surge in 2013

    Auto suppliers gear up for hiring surge in 2013

    By Karl Henkel, Detroit News, Jan. 17, 2013 Auto parts suppliers are primed to boost jobs in 2013 in an effort to keep up with accelerating U.S. auto sales. Suppliers invested heavily in their plants beginning in 2010, but delayed hiring until the automotive recovery was firmly under way. Now, they plan to expand their payrolls by tens of thousands of jobs. Read more…

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  • Automakers want to make mark in U.S. with flash, fuel efficiency

    Automakers want to make mark in U.S. with flash, fuel efficiency

    by Greg Gardner, Detroit Free Press, Jan. 16, 2013 Four years ago, no one would have imagined the U.S. as the global auto industry’s hot spot, but the 2013 North American International Auto Show offers convincing evidence that designing and making flashy, fuel-efficient and fun vehicles is cool again. Read more…

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  • Ford to add 2,200 U.S. salaried jobs this year

    Ford to add 2,200 U.S. salaried jobs this year

    by Alisa Priddle, Detroit Free Press, Jan. 11 2013 Ford is adding 2,200 U.S. salaried jobs this year — the most white-collar hiring the automaker has done in more than 10 years. The jobs will be in such areas as product development, manufacturing and information technology. They are full-time Ford jobs with benefits — not agency or contract positions. Read more…

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