Once Struggling U.s. Auto Market Now Industry Bedrock


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    Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
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    Detroit may be broke but it will soon have a first-rate motor pool, featuring 23 new ambulances and a fleet of 100 new police cars. Some city parks also are getting tender loving care. New fruit trees and shrubs have been planted, and mowing crews are beginning to make the rounds to keep the green spaces tidy. More
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    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • Porn and movies, not tech secrets, found on Chinese spy suspect's NASA laptop
    The Chinese national taken into custody on an airplane waiting to take off for home had pornography and illegally downloaded movies on his NASA computer, not government secrets, reports say. He is now set to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of violating NASA computer rules. More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
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  • World Business Quick Take - Taipei Times Online
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  • September 2014 Tesla Model S Sales: CEO Elon Musk Says Global Sales Hit A Record
    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk fired back at the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, taking umbrage at the newspaper’s insinuation that the company’s recently announced lease price reduction is motivated by “ declining ” U.S. demand for the company's Model S.
    10/28/2014 - 4:29 pm | View Link
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  • General Motors to launch Volt 2.0 in 2015
    Despite lackluster sales and numerous questions about the public's appetite for electric vehicles, General Motors is not backing down from its commitment to the Chevy Volt.
    10/28/2014 - 1:25 pm | View Link
  • Bond funds boost US debt holdings
    US corporate bond funds are adding Treasurys at more than twice the rate of corporate debt amid global slowdown concerns.
    10/23/2014 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • Bond funds stock up on Treasuries in prep for market shock
    Through September, corporate bond portfolios boosted their holdings of U.S. The funds now hold about $13 billion in Treasuries, 15 percent more than the $11.3 billion they held at the end of 2013.
    10/23/2014 - 8:08 am | View Link
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  • A Struggling Automotive Market Harm Many Other Companies in 2014
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    01/19/2014 - 6:10 am | View Link
  • Minivan sales struggling amid auto industry recovery
    Despite a drop in U.S. sales last month, the North American auto ... the industry’s overall growth, say analysts. The minivan segment has been shrinking throughout the year, and September was no exception. Last month, the U.S. minivan market was down ...
    10/1/2013 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • China's struggling automakers look to SUV boom to drive sales
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    05/7/2013 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • Why the new U.S. battery industry is still struggling
    Battery ... market, with five of its factories in Asia. This is all just another way of saying that there's still a chicken-and-egg problem, as Grunwald pointed out in his book. As long as electric vehicle sales remain in a torpor, the U.S. battery ...
    10/3/2012 - 3:17 am | View Link
  • Suzuki Motors struggling in US car industry
    Happy days seem to be eluding carmaker Suzuki in the U.S. The auto company has tried hard to penetrate the American auto market but hasn’t… Happy days seem to be eluding carmaker Suzuki in the U.S. The auto company has tried hard to penetrate the ...
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