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36 min ago | Reuters

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.

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

3 hrs ago | Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Lear Corporation, Manufacturing, Textiles

7 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, World News, Japan,

10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

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.

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

14 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

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.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen AG

18 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

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.

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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.

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

MLive.com

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.

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Related Topix: General Motors

Autoblog

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Detroit, MI

Outlook

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.

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Related Topix: Tata Motors

KXVO

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)

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

Detroit News

Former Gop VP candidate: Detroit 'warning' to U.S.

Washington - Former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy is a warning to the United States and compares the Motor City to the NBC post-apocalyptic drama 'Revolution.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Rand Paul, 9, Economics News, Bankruptcy, General Motors

The Daily Breeze

Riding through Death Valley, Nevadaa s high desert is a bikers dream

When you get past the glitter, girls and gambling, Las Vegas, Nev., is primarily high desert.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Harley Davidson, US Military, US Navy, Death Valley National Park, US National Parks

Business Journal

Morning Roundup: Tim Hortons in talks with Burger King, Honda Fit...

Morning Roundup: Tim Hortons in talks with Burger King, Honda Fit recall, and why the Goodyear Blimp is not a blimp Tim Hortons may hook up with Burger King eight years after its breakup with Wendy's, Honda Fits are being recalled to strengthen their bumpers, Dole Food may be bringing 150 jobs to Ohio, Wilmington Air Park lands a tenant promising ... (more)

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Tim Hortons, Product Recalls, Honda Motor Co, Ohio, Mcdonalds

CBS Local

Final Workers Returning To Tech Center After Flood

General Motors Co. says the last remaining 2,500 workers displaced following this month's flooding are returning to work at its Tech Center in suburban Detroit.

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The Fresno Bee

Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser is back in Japan

The 3.6 million yen Land Cruiser 70, the toughest of the Land Cruiser models, arrives at Japanese dealers Monday.

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Related Topix: Toyota, SUV, Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Motor, World News, Japan

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

Superior Industries Closure Sparks Northwest Arkansas Efforts To Find Jobs for Workers

Cameron Smith: "There's going to be a lot of people to step up. It's a lot of people laid off at the same time.

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Related Topix: Superior Industries International, Manufacturing

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee Rally returns with free street parties, more Aug. 28-Sept. 1

On Wednesday, before things get formally in gear, there's a rally kickoff at Quaker Steak & Lube in New Berlin.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Berlin, WI, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Entertainment

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