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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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  • GM Moving Fuel Cell Center Back to Michigan

    GM Moving Fuel Cell Center Back to Michigan

    by Joseph Szczesny The Detroit Bureau October 8, 2012 General Motors Co. is moving its fuel-cell development headquarters from upstate New York to the company’s engine research and development center in Pontiac, Michigan which is responsible for integrating new technology into the automaker’s products. GM has been one of many makers exploring applications of hydrogen-powered fuel cells which some believe could provide a true zero-emissions alternative to both conventional gasoline engines and limited-range electric vehicles. GM spokeswoman Kimberly Carpenter confirmed […]

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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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  • Millions of tiny parts add up to big growth prospects for West Michigan automotive supplier

    Millions of tiny parts add up to big growth prospects for West Michigan automotive supplier

    by Jim Harger MLIVE October 4, 2012 KENTWOOD, MI ‚Äì Thanks to its tiny precision parts that are giving cars better gasoline mileage, Autocam Corp. is poised to grow bigger in West Michigan… Autocam, which has 14 manufacturing facilities and employs more than 1,700 in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, probably will add about 200 employees to the 686 employees it currently has in West Michigan, Kennedy said. Most of the growth will come from Autocam’s production of […]

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  • September Auto Sales Provide Latest Sign of Economic Rebound

    September Auto Sales Provide Latest Sign of Economic Rebound

    by Joseph Szczesny The Detroit Bureau October 3, 2012 For those wondering about the health of the overall U.S. economy, unexpectedly strong September car sales ‚Äì which reached their highest level since March 2008 ‚Äì send a signal things are on the right track… The domestic heavy hitter, meanwhile, was the Chrysler Group which posted its 30th consecutive month of sales gains during September, thanks to growing demand for its new 2013 Dodge Dart. Read more…

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  • Cruze No. 1 in US in sales of small cars

    Cruze No. 1 in US in sales of small cars

    by Burton Speakman The Youngstown Vindicator October 3, 2012 LORDSTOWN — The Chevrolet Cruze is the top-selling small car in the United States for September. General Motors sold 25,787 of the Lordstown-built Cruzes last month. Read more…

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