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  • “What are the next products?” Fuel economy push adds jobs in Ohio

    “What are the next products?” Fuel economy push adds jobs in Ohio

    As Midwest Advocacy Director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, I visit communities around the region who are still suffering the effects of the Great Recession. In the heat of election season, every bit of economic news tends to be viewed through a partisan lens. But as political passions cool a bit, what you find is a hunger among Americans of all political stripes for new jobs and business opportunities ‚Äì and for ways to create a cleaner, and more […]

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  • GM to add 2,000 jobs in Michigan

    GM to add 2,000 jobs in Michigan

    by Melissa Burden The Detroit News October 8, 2012 General Motors Co. and the state are expected to announce today that GM will create 2,000 new jobs in Michigan, beginning with up to 1,500 at a new information technology innovation center in Warren… 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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  • Denver Debate Prep: Facts about Auto Jobs and More Efficient Cars

    Denver Debate Prep: Facts about Auto Jobs and More Efficient Cars

    While Denver, Colorado is hosting the first presidential election debate, the hot topic of jobs will likely focus on states like Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, the center of the domestic auto industry. The recovery of auto manufacturing jobs is a highlight in the economy.

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  • How New Fuel Efficiency Standards Will Affect Americans

    How New Fuel Efficiency Standards Will Affect Americans

    by Aaron Levitt Investopedia September 19, 2012 At the end of August, the Obama Administration announced sweeping new rules dictating fuel efficiency standards for cars and light-duty trucks… In the end, the higher cost per vehicle will be balanced out by huge cost savings, more jobs, a cleaner environment and less reliance on imported crude oil. Overall, the standard can be seen as a win for the American people. Read more…

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