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  • Auto Sales Are Highest in 4 Years

    Auto Sales Are Highest in 4 Years

    by Bill Vlasic New York Times October 2, 2012 DETROIT ‚Äî Unemployment is still high and the so-called fiscal cliff is looming, but those worries didn’t slow down the nation’s car and truck buyers in September… “Fuel economy remains one of the most important features customers want today,” said Ken Czubay, Ford’s head of United States marketing, sales and service. Read more…

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  • Help Wanted: Automakers Revving Up Engineering Jobs

    Help Wanted: Automakers Revving Up Engineering Jobs

    by Phil LeBeau CNBC September 7, 2012 As the auto industry rebounds in the U.S. it is creating a strong demand for engineers. In fact, one recruiter said the auto industry is seeking more than a thousand engineers. “Right now there is a lot of work in alternative power trains, electric vehicles, human/machine interface and vehicle connectivity all of these require a different skill set than your standard mechanical or electrical engineers of the past,” said Carla Bailo with Nissan […]

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  • Auto manufacturing brings jobs to Indiana

    Auto manufacturing brings jobs to Indiana

    by Casey Williams Indianapolis Star September 1, 2012 Since hitting bottom in 2009, the American auto industry has added nearly a quarter of a million jobs. Of those, 19,800 have been in Indiana, according to DrivingGrowth.org… Indianapolis-based Allison Transmission is adding 205 jobs by 2013. And that’s only a start. Read more…

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  • Prius escapes niche to break into global top three

    Prius escapes niche to break into global top three

    By ALAN OHNSMAN and YUKI HAGIWARA Bloomberg May 29, 2012 Toyota Motor Corp. (7203)’s Prius, a niche oddity when it went on sale 15 years ago, jumped to the world’s third best-selling car line in the first quarter as U.S. demand and incentives in Japan turned the hybrid into a mainstream hit. Read more…  

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