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  • U.S. Sells Remaining GM Stock

     
    Remember TV commercials in early 2010 where GM's then-CEO Ed Whitacre proclaimed the automaker had paid back its loans in full? Though technically accurate ??? the automaker repaid $8.1 billion in loans from the U.S. and Canadian government in April......
  • GM Makes Detroit Three History With First Female CEO

     
    Back in September, GM CEO Dan Akerson told a leadership diversity conference that it's "inevitable" a woman would eventually lead one of the Detroit Three automakers. Today, GM made that official. Mary Barra, who heads up global product development,...
  • Toyota Promises Camry Safety Fix

     
    We already know that Toyota is planning to update its midsize sedan for the 2015 model year, and now we know why. The Detroit News is reporting that the automaker plans to change its best-selling sedan to address the Camry's......
  • Presents make for a dangerous shell game

    What do you consider essential Christmastime equipment? Extension cords to power the inflatable monster Santa on the lawn? The electric carving knife to slice the Christmas roast? A solar-powered swizzle stick to stir rum into your eggnog? (Or, as I...
  • At least a mortgage check is always the right size

    Holiday time is family time, and for about 3,000 Michigan families, that's the problem. According to the Southfield, Mich., family law practice of Woll & Woll, that's how many people in the state will head to divorce court come January, making the new...
  • Mortgage bankers hog the 2014 Piggy Awards

    The end of the year is a time to review the year that just was. If, like me, you write about the financial services industry, this means you tend to find yourself drinking heavily and/or upping your blood-pressure medication as you total the year's supply...
  • Auto Exports' Rise Continues

     
    We've known that U.S. automotive exports are increasing, but now the Detroit News reports the country could export more cars than ever before this year. Auto exports could reach 2 million cars and trucks in 2013, up from around 1.8......
  • Hyundai-Kia Settles Mileage Lawsuit; Owners Get Lump-Sum Option

     
    In November 2012, an EPA investigation and consumer watchdog complaints led Hyundai and Kia to restate gas mileage on more than two dozen 2011, 2012 and 2013 models. The affiliated Korean automakers conceded interpretation errors on EPA procedures and...
  • Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show

     
    Looks like: An accessorized C-Max Energi Defining characteristics: Solar panels atop the roof Ridiculous features: A solar-magnifying canopy the car has to sit under Chances of being mass-produced: There's potential; Ford plans real-world feasibility...
  • Financial resolutions? There's nothing to it!

    The new year is a time of new beginnings, with everyone resolving to do better for the next 365 days, even though nearly no one actually keeps their New Year's Resolutions. The Journal of Clinical Psychology reports that 45 percent of Americans regularly...
  • Ford debuts solar-powered C-Max Energi

    Ford debuts solar-powered C-Max Energi
    Ford wants to collect the sun's energy with 1.5 square meters of solar photovoltaic panels atop the C-Max Energi, the plug-in crossover that went on sale in fall 2012. The C-Max Solar Energi concept's flexible, high-density silicone solar panels harvest...
  • Next Corvette Z06, GMC Canyon to Debut Next Week in Detroit

     
    In an age where automakers are downsizing engines left and right, the outgoing Chevrolet Corvette Z06 treats displacement like Martin Scorsese's "Wolf of Wall Street" treats f-bombs. A centerpiece to GM's sixth-generation (C6) Corvette, the Z06's...