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GM's biggest problem isn't recalls—it's China

General Motors has been having a pretty tough time of it lately.

The US auto maker has been beset by an ignition switch scandal, which has forced it to recall up to 2.8 million vehicles this year. 355 more words

The future of "Made in America" is Tesla, not Ford

Ford’s F-150 pickup truck is about as American as a vehicle can get.

Not only has the iconic truck been the country’s top-selling vehicle for 32 straight years (and the top-selling truck for 37);  they are also the most American-made. 302 more words

Renault-Nissan alliance pushes economies of scale to new level

The two auto brands aim for 70% joint development of vehicles under the “common module family” method.

FORTUNE — Fifteen years ago, Renault SA dispatched a relatively unknown auto executive named Carlos Ghosn to lead a triumphal turnaround at Japan’s nearly bankrupt Nissan Motor Corp. 623 more words

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Obama Announces New Manufacturing Hub In Michigan

WASHINGTON (WWJ/AP) – Canton, Michigan has been chosen by the federal government to be the home of new technology and innovation hub.

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced the creation of two Pentagon-led institutes, using public and private resources, to boost advanced manufacturing, help create jobs and perhaps build the next “Iron Man.” 330 more words

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