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Crain’s week in news, Aug. 23-29: Hong Kong firm acquires control of airbag maker; Henry Ford Health System names VP

Crain’s staff – Hong Kong private equity firm FountainVest Partners completed a deal to become the majority shareholder in Sterling Heights-based automotive airbag maker Key Safety Systems Inc. The deal could be worth as much as $ 800 million; existing owners New York hedge fund Crestview Partners LP and some KSS management will retain shares […]

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Week on the Web: Aug. 23-29: Hong Kong firm acquires control of airbag maker; Henry Ford Health System names VP

Crain’s staff – Hong Kong private equity firm FountainVest Partners completed a deal to become the majority shareholder in Sterling Heights-based automotive airbag maker Key Safety Systems Inc. The deal could be worth as much as $ 800 million; existing owners New York hedge fund Crestview Partners LP and some KSS management will retain shares […]

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2015 Ford Mustang: Pony car production officially underway at Michigan plant

Flat Rock Assembly Plant has produced more than 1 million Mustangs since production moved to the plant in 2004, but Hinrichs said this new model, which celebrates the pony car’s 50th anniversary, is particularly special because it will be sold globally, in more than 110 countries, for the first time. Full News here – Detroit […]

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Watch this week’s Suburban Ford 7 Sports Cave

The Suburban Ford 7 Sports Cave is back with Brad Galli. He’s joined by Matt Shepard from WDFN, as well as Yahoo! sports columnist Dan Wetzel. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Ford Mustang-inspired nail polish sales top 4 million, more 50th anniversary products coming

Power, performance and Americana are three words that could come to mind when thinking about the Ford Mustang. But how about manicure and pedicure? No? Well they have for millions of others. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Michael Ford leaving AAATA to become CEO of Metro Detroit’s Regional Transit Authority

Ford, who serves as the CEO of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, has to give the AAATA a 60-day notice before stepping into his new role as head of the RTA in October. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit Lions camp notes: Open practice at Ford Field has disappointing turnout

Fewer than 4,500 fans were in attendance at the Lions’ open practice at Ford Field Wednesday night. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Chrysler and Ford sales skyrocket In July

Ford’s U.S. sales jumped 10 percent in July on strong demand for its SUVs, and Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 20 percent in July from a year ago, its best performance for the month in nine years. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Report: FBI investigates alleged trade secrets theft at Ford HQ

The FBI has seized listening instruments, computers and financial records from an engineer at Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, the Detroit News Reports. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit Lions will wear patch commemorating late owner William Clay Ford during 2014 season

Ford, who owned the team for more than 50 years, passed away in March. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Lions and Ford Motor Company partner to tackle food insecurity in Detroit

Lions and Ford Motor Company partner to tackle food insecurity in Detroit In partnership with United Way for Southeastern Michigan, Eastern Market, Gleaners Community Food Bank, Fair Food Network, Playworks Detroit, and Wayne State University School of Medicine the program will see a significant boost in participation from … Full News here – Read more on […]

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VIDEO: This week’s Suburban Ford 7 Sports Cave

He’s been the talk of the sports world for the last few days, so you know we’d be talking about LeBron James in the 7 Sports Cave. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Unveiling of Betty Ford portrait also spotlights artist

The painter Patricia Hill Burnett — who is also the feminist, the socialite, and the once-Miss Michigan — first wrote to Betty Ford in'75, seeking ‘three to five sittings.’ Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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2015 F-150: Ford engineer’s sailing expertise helps craft new pickup

Sailing is a sport of technique and attention to detail. Every movement of the boat or change in the sails can alter speed and trajectory. One Ford engineer’s sailing experiences have helped millions of pickup truck owners handle their vehicles safely and efficiently. Full News here – Detroit News

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Henry Nolte Jr., former chief counsel to 3 Ford CEOs, Miller Canfield chairman, dies at 90

Kathleen Burke Automotive News – Henry Nolte Jr., who was chief in-house legal counsel to three Ford Motor Co. CEOs from 1974 to 1989 and then chairman of Detroit-based law firm Miller Canfield PLC, died Monday in Bloomfield Hills. He was 90. Nolte was a central figure in some of the most famous episodes in […]

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