automotive

Auto industry eyes shifting transportation priorities

Jan 20, 2014
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Michigan’s surging auto industry is front and center this week at the Detroit Auto Show, but young Americans may be a shrinking part of the hoopla.

General Motors unveils the new Cadillac CTS design

Mar 27, 2013
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At the New York International Auto Show this week, the Cadillac division of General Motors is announcing details of what will be new with the 2014 CTS, built in Lansing at the GM Grand River Assembly Plant.The third-generation CTS will roll off the assembly line later this year.

Dave Leone, executive chief Engineer at Cadillac, joins Current State  from the auto show in New York to discuss the new CTS.

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The North American International Auto Show returns to Detroit's Cobo Center with a Charity Preview tonight. The show opens to the public tomorrow.

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General Motors will hire 3,000 workers from Hewlett-Packard as the carmaker moves more computer functions in-house.

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Federal officials are watching mid-Michigan’s efforts to revitalize its former General Motors assembly sites.   The Obama Administration is poised to offer its help.

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The auto industry may have steered its way around another crisis.  Ford says that it doesn't expect a resin shortage to disrupt production at any of its factories.

A new task force will devise strategies for bringing more automotive manufacturing to the Lansing area, and redeveloping former General Motors properties that have been idle for years. 

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