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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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  • 54.5 mpg standard is worth pursuing

    54.5 mpg standard is worth pursuing

    USA Today Editorial September 10, 2012 …The new rules‚Äî set to take effect at the end of October ‚Äî call for cars and trucks to get an average of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. At first blush, that sounds overly ambitious, because few vehicles come close to that level of performance today. Yet dig a little deeper, and the rules make sense for a variety of reasons… 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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  • 10 Ways Automakers Are Helping You Spend Less On Gasoline

    10 Ways Automakers Are Helping You Spend Less On Gasoline

    by Joann Muller Forbes August 30, 2012 Until lately, fuel economy standards, first established in 1975, hadn’t changed much since the mid-1980s. But now the Obama Administration is ratcheting up pressure on the auto industry to dramatically increase the average miles-per-gallon of each company’s fleet… While they’ve been known to kick and scream about fuel economy rules for years, automakers are actually quite good at finding innovative ways to improve fuel efficiency. Our friends over at Total Car Score, a […]

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