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1 hr ago | Charleston Business Journal

Helping Out for July 23, 2014

Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Manufacturing, Cummins

4 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Japan readies fuel cell subsidies in bet on Toyota's next big thing

Toyota's new fuel cell vehicle is displayed at the company's showroom in Tokyo. Toyota's new fuel cell vehicle is displayed at the company's showroom in Tokyo.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Coupe, BMW 3 Series, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan, BMW

6 hrs ago | Automotive News

Marchionne says Fiat Chrysler tie-up with VW was never on agenda

Sergio Marchionne, the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles quashed all speculation of a possible tie-up with Volkswagen Group today, saying the idea had never been on the agenda.

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8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Daimler revenue up; profit drops after 1-time gain

The maker of Mercedes cars said net earnings for the April-June period were 2.2 billion euros , down from 4.58 billion euros a year earlier - a figure that was boosted by the sale of its stake in Airbus' parent company.

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Related Topix: DaimlerChrysler AG

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Daimler Boosted by Mercedes

Daimler AG reported a sharp rise in second-quarter earnings, driven by record sales in its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division, as the German auto maker races to catch up with rivals BMW AG and Audi AG.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, DaimlerChrysler AG, MercedesBenz USA, Retail, Toyota Motor Sales USA, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Kirriemuir Today

Pilgrimage for Fife bikers

The Davidson Legacy and Aberlemno Hall Committee welcomed more than 100 Harley-Davidsons and riders from the Fife Charity Motorcycle Runs on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Fife County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Times

Attorney in GM litigation applauds proposed Senate bill

An attorney who is representing several hundred people in civil claims against General Motors has thrown his support behind proposed legislation in the U.S. Senate that would hold executives of auto companies criminally liable for concealing dangerous defects from the public.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, General Motors, Danbury, CT

USA Today

Fueled by earnings, Polaris rockets to new heights

Polaris Industries' rocketed within rarefied air Tuesday after the recreational vehicle and motorcycle maker reported robust second-quarter revenue growth and raised full-year earnings projections.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Victory Motorcycle, Harley Davidson

Detroit Free Press

GM to add 1,750 jobs, invest $800 million in Michigan

General Motors is planning to invest as much as $800 million in various locations in Michigan and hire up to 1,750 new workers in the coming years as a result of a change to its tax credit agreement approved by the State of Michigan today.

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Related Topix: Michigan, General Motors

Reuters

Galhotra succeeds Farley at Ford as head of Lincoln brand

Ford Motor Co has named engineer Kumar Galhotra to succeed Jim Farley as head of the company's Lincoln brand, the automaker said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ford Motor, Marketing

Autoblog

No heads have rolled at NHTSA over GM ignition switch recall scandal

At this point, there's little question that General Motors deserves the bulk of the blame for not recalling the millions of vehicles affected by the ignition switch problem earlier than it did.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Autos

Detroit News

Ford unveils details about engines going in aluminum-body F-150

Doug Scott, marketing manager of Ford trucks, shows off the weight difference between the 2014 F-150 on the left and the 2015 F-150 on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Ford Motor

WPTV Local News

Judge declares mistrial in guardrail lawsuit

A federal judge in Texas declared a mistrial in the possible billion-dollar whistleblower lawsuit involving popular guardrails that line our nation's highways.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads, Trinity Industries, Marshall, TX

India Auto News

Infosys works with Daimler from Enterprise Operations Office in India

Infosys and Daimler AG entered into a multi-year agreement in FY 2014 Q2.It pertains to management of infrastructure services and data centers, providing e-collaboration and middleware services alongwith overseeing database operations.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, DaimlerChrysler AG, MercedesBenz USA, Retail, Toyota Motor Sales USA

The Globe and Mail

Harley-Davidson posts higher profit, but cuts forecast

Harley-Davidson motorcycles are seen for sale in the show room of Hall's Harley-Davidson Cycles in Springfield, Ill., in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Harley-Davidson Sportster, Springfield, IL

NewsOK.com

Genuine Parts Co. 2Q profit drops 8.6 percent

Genuine Parts Co. on Monday reported profit that declined by 8.6 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.

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Related Topix: Genuine Parts, Auto Parts, Retail

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Q2 earnings season underway for Atlanta companies

For most Georgia companies the second quarter is over and many of their quarterly earnings calls are right around the corner.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Suntrust Banks, Genuine Parts, Retail, Auto Parts

The Telegraph

Dirty water stink in auto vs steel fight

Two industrial units with a Tata connect are locked in a dispute over water-logging in the manufacturing hub of Adityapur with one blaming the other for disrupting production schedules leading to losses to the tune of Rs 50 lakh a day.

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Related Topix: Tata Motors

Manufacturing.net

GM Delayed Recall In Another Ignition Switch Case

General Motors knew of ignition switch problems with 6.7 million midsize and large cars for 11 years, yet it failed to warn customers with a recall until last month, according to documents posted by federal safety regulators.

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Related Topix: General Motors

The Age

Why Triple J needs to stay public

Gotye poses with his Grammy awards for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Kimbra and for Best Alternative Music Album, backstage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last February.

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