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Could new technology devastate auto industry?

Communications technology has shaken the book business to its foundations, not to mention newspapers, and automobile manufacturers might be the next industry ripe for attack. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Dealership body shops on a comeback? Industry trade group chief predicts growth

Dealership body shops on a comeback? Industry trade group chief predicts growth

Arlena Sawyers – In 2010, as the economic downturn squeezed the auto industry, Traverse City-based dealer Otto Belovich wanted to improve his company’s cash flow. So he doubled the size of the body shop that serves his two dealerships to 10,000 square feet, doubled his technician count to eight, and added a second paint booth. […]

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‘Feast or famine’ year for U.S. auto industry so far; strong sales expected to continue

The U.S. automotive industry is on pace for its best sales year in at least seven years. Through the first half of the year, automakers have sold roughly 8.2 million cars and trucks in the U.S., including an impressive 1.4 million vehicles sold in June. Industry analysts expect sales to top 16 million units this […]

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Troubled mining industry now resurgent in Upper Peninsula, Midwest

Associated Press – A Canadian company is planning a new mine in the Upper Peninsula, where residents hope for a surprising resurgence of a mining industry that once was an economic pillar in three Upper Midwestern states, but has been in serious decline. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Eminem earns Recording Industry Association of America milestone no other artist has achieved

DETROIT, MI — Eminem received Tuesday a new certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) that sets him apart from everyone else in the music business. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Downtown Detroit’s rebuilding creates comeback story for construction industry, expert says

DETROIT, MI — The construction industry in Metro Detroit and Michigan as a whole is part of a comeback story that needs to be told, an expert in the field told a local news website. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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GM’s ‘switchgate’ may impact entire auto industry

General Motors Co.’s credibility crisis, courtesy of a faulty ignition switch blamed for at least 13 deaths, increasingly looks to be built on serial deception. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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With new exhibit, the DIA looks behind “Detroit Industry”

A little less than a year from now, the Detroit Institute of Arts will open a major exhibit featuring works by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. The couple spent time from April of 1932 until March of the following year in Detroit while Rivera painted the masterful murals, “Detroit Industry,” that cover the walls of […]

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Michigan State, food industry start safety center

Associated Press – Michigan State University is joining food and drink makers and sellers to create a center that will focus on the safety of foods, drinks, cosmetics and household consumer products. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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William Clay Ford, last living grandchild of Henry Ford, had ‘profound impact’ on auto industry

William Clay Ford, the last living grandchild of Ford Motor Co. founder Henry Ford, died Sunday morning from pneumonia at his home. Ford, 88, served the Dearborn-based automaker for 57 years as an employee and board member, including most recently as Director Emeritus. Full News here – Detroit News

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Grand Rapids furniture industry veteran named Inscape CEO

Former Steelcase executive Jim Stelter takes helm of Inscape, but will continue to have hand in running his Grand Rapids firm Vanerum-Stelter. Full News here – Oakland Business

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5 Ferndale studios at epicenter of Detroit's music recording industry

5 Ferndale studios at epicenter of Detroit's music recording industry Nestled along a half-mile stretch in Ferndale, among the rugged industrial shops and gray warehouses, is the bustling epicenter of Detroit's music recording scene. Most of the thousands who drive every day through this area by 9 Mile and Hilton … Full News here – […]

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State strategy for growing auto industry: Focus on talent, training, recruitment of new firms

Chris Gautz – A group of Michigan lawmakers visited the North American International Auto Show on Wednesday, in part to hear the state’s strategy for strengthening and growing its automotive industry. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Poll: Has the domestic auto industry fully recovered from crisis? Is Vice President Joe Biden right?

Do you think Vice President Joe Biden is correct? Are the Big Three – Ford, General Motors and Chrysler – fully recovered from previous struggles and ready to help Metro Detroit and Michigan roar? Cast a vote in MLive.com’s reader poll. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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US auto industry sees best sales since 2007; recovery expected to slow in 2014

Automakers, including the Detroit Three, Friday reported total sales of 15.6 million cars and trucks last year in the U.S. — marking the highest sales volume since 16.1 million vehicles in 2007. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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