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2 hrs ago | JD Supra

Car Dealership Employee Fired After Complaining About Fraudulent...

The Fourth District Court of Appeal recently held that a former car dealership employee's allegation that he was terminated over his complaints of fraudulent warranty claims was sufficient to support a cause of action for wrongful termination in violation of public policy.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Volvo Trucks North America, Ford Motor Credit, Ford Motor, Financial Services

6 hrs ago |

As 2015 Mustang Production Begins, the Detroit Horsepower War Intensifies

Ford Motor Company announced today that production of the 2015 Ford Mustang has begun, officially beginning the next big battle in the Detroit horsepower war.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Volvo Trucks North America, Ford Motor Credit, Ford Motor, Financial Services, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Johnson Controls CEO, Potawatomi general manager take the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

Johnson Controls Inc. chairman and CEO Alex Molinaroli became the latest high-profile Milwaukee-area business executive to take the "Ice Bucket Challenge" earlier this week.


Related Topix: Johnson Controls, Manufacturing, Textiles, Milwaukee, WI

14 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

Visteon Introduces Industry-First Dual Compatible In-Vehicle Wireless ...

This unique solution uses inductive coupling technology to support both wireless charging standards Power Matters Alliance /Powermat and Wireless Power Consortium /Qi.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Visteon

15 hrs ago |

Tata Sons appoints JWT for global brand campaign

Tata Sons, the promoter of major operating firms of the Tata Group, has roped in JWT as creative agency for its global campaign to promote the Tata brand.


Related Topix: Tata Motors, Steel, Tata Group, Mining

19 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

Ride of Life biker completes national ride for ALS awareness

Randy Smith talks candidly about ALS and how it affected him as a caregiver for his wife, Sophia, who died from the degenerative disease.


Related Topix: Harley Davidson, Victoria, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Ford prepares Dearborn Truck Plant for new aluminum-bodied F-150

New equipment waits on truck beds to be loaded into the Dearborn Truck Plant. Retooling is expected to be completed by Sept.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Ford Motor, Robots, Science / Technology


Exclusive: GM plans to move some Chevy Equinox assembly to Mexico -source

General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers on Wednesday trumpeted the news that production of the Cadillac SRX would be shifted from Mexico to Tennessee, but Reuters has learned that GM also plans to move some other assembly work in the opposite direction.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Equinox, SUV, Chevrolet, Cadillac SRX, Cadillac, General Motors, Spring Hill, TN


UPDATE 1-Lear Corp to buy leather supplier Eagle Ottawa for $850 mln

Lear Corp, a maker of auto seats and electrical power systems, said it would buy automotive leather supplier Eagle Ottawa LLC for $850 million to strengthen its core seating business and boost its luxury seats portfolio.


Related Topix: Lear Corporation, Manufacturing, Textiles

The Auto Channel

Toyota Holds Eighth Dream Car Art Contest Awards Ceremony

Aug. 27, 2014: Toyota Motor Corporation held an awards ceremony for the eighth Toyota Dream Car Art Contest at Mega Web, Toyota's vehicle experience facility in Tokyo's Koto Ward on August 27. A total of 662,898 art works from 75 countries and regions were submitted to the contest.


Related Topix: Toyota Motor, World News, Japan,

Harley details 2015 touring line-up

Labour Day, the first Monday in September, marks the end of the summer holiday in the United States and the beginning of the new school year - and in keeping with its blue-collar roots, it's also traditionally when the next year's Harley-Davidson motorcycles are revealed to the world.


Related Topix: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Harley-Davidson Road Glide, Harley-Davidson Softail, Harley-Davidson Street Glide


July: Volkswagen AG sales climb 6.7%

The German automaker said its group deliveries have grown 6.7% last month, buoyed by the positive results in the European core region and China, the world's largest auto market.


Related Topix: Volkswagen AG


Garage and Harley destroyed in Town of Beloit fire

Town of Beloit firefighters and mutual aid from the Town of Turtle Fire Department, were called to Dewey Avenue shortly after 10:00 Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Harley Davidson, Fire

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit News

Toyota awarded $4M grant to move 250 jobs to Washtenaw County

The Michigan Strategic Fund awarded Toyota Motor Corp. a $4 million grant Tuesday to move 250 purchasing jobs from Kentucky to its Toyota Technical Center in Washtenaw County's York Township.


Related Topix: Toyota Venza, Coupe, Toyota Motor, Wagon, Toyota RAV4 EV, Hybrid, Toyota, SUV, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Michigan, Washtenaw County, MI

GM ignition switch compensation program receives more than 300 claims, including 107 death-related

The General Motors Co. ignition switch compensation program has received 309 claims through Monday, including 107 related to fatal accidents.


Related Topix: General Motors


Death claim in GM ignition-switch lawsuit rises to 100

Nearly 300 people have filed claims in the General Motors ignition switch recall case , with around 100 claiming the defect led to their loved ones' fatal crashes while 184 people claim they were injured in crashes caused by the recalled ignition switch.


Related Topix: General Motors, Autos

Detroit Free Press

GM's tech center too big to navigate? Grab a bike

General Motors announces Tuesday, August 26, 2014, it is implementing a bike share program at its Warren Technical Center in Warren.


Related Topix: General Motors, Detroit, MI


CCI Imposes Rs 2,545 Cr Penalty on 14 Car Makers

In the first major order against the auto sector, the Competition Commission today slapped a penalty of Rs 2,545 crore on 14 car makers, including Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors, for violating trade norms in the spare parts and after services market.


Related Topix: Tata Motors


2015 Harley-Davidson Model Lineup Delivers More Rush For The Open Road

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Harley-Davidson Road Glide, Harley-Davidson Softail, Harley-Davidson Street Glide, Harley-Davidson Trike

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Automotive News

Ford begins 'massive undertaking' to manufacture aluminum pickup

Ford Motor Co. has begun an eight-week closure of its F-150 pickup plant near Detroit to overhaul it for a new, aluminum- bodied version of the top-selling vehicle line in the U.S. "This is historic for the industry, not just for Ford," Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas, told reporters today at the company's product development center ... (more)


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Ford F-250, Ford Motor, Detroit, MI


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