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  • Honda's U.S. factory: 'Canary in coal mine' to dam-breaker

     
    By James R. Healey USA TODAY When Japan's Honda Motor announced in 1980 its then-radical decision to build cars in the U.S., the auto business collectively said, "What?" Volkswagen, alone among foreign car companies, was trying limited U.S. production,...
  • Cars.com News Briefs: April 10, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: A new study finds that only about a third of hybrid owners buy another hybrid. Industry researcher R.L. Polk & Co. says hybrid nameplates have more than doubled since 2007, but just......
  • Fuel Economy Up, Greenhouse Gases Down, Study Shows

     
    Although the average fuel economy for new 2013 light-duty vehicles dipped slightly in June, the general trend ??? both for the year and historically ??? is steadily upward. That's according to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute,...
  • New-Car Fuel Economy Average Up in October

     
    Following a dip in September in the average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S., the so-called window-sticker value rebounded in October. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ??? who calculate average...
  • Obama's econo-forecast: Sunnier skies

     
    by Michael Muskal Facing environmental problems in the Gulf of Mexico, a still-fragile economic recovery and another attempted terrorist attack on New York City, President Barack Obama today closed a speech to the Business Council with a burst of...
  • New-Car Fuel Economy Flat for September

     
    Besides the hoopla surrounding 40-plus mpg compacts, hybrids and even electric cars, America???s new-car fuel economy has remained flat this year, according to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. The average fuel economy for...
  • Kalamazoo and Obama too: 2010

     
    by Mark Silva The competition for a high school to play host to President Barack Obama's secondary commencement address this year has gone to Kalamazoo Central High School. Is Michigan looking like a battleground state? The Michigan school competed with.....
  • Ford Fiesta Social Apps May Have Potential

     
    There???s a lot of buzz about Ford???s latest Sync system tapping into Twitter and text via voice commands, but a number of new car-connected applications will be tested in a weeklong jaunt pairing Ford engineers and University of Michigan students,......
  • (Steve) Ross Field; 2010 Miami Dolphins season expectations

     
    Two giant puddles covered much of the practice field at Miami Beach Senior High School Saturday morning, underscoring the need for refurbishments that are coming thanks to $164,000 in donations from the Dolphins and team owner Steve Ross. Ross took......
  • FanVision to be used at three BCS games, rollout continuing

     
    Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross bought the company now known as FanVision, when he realized the handheld devices that show different camera angles, games and stats, might help combat the stay-at-home-watch the game on TV mentality. FanVision is now in.......
  • Mets 2008 Draft List

     
    ROUND # NAME POS. HT WT B/T DOB SCHOOL 1 18 Ike Davis 1B 6-4 215 L/L 3/22/87 Arizona State University 1 22 Reese Havens SS 6-1 195 L/R 10/20/86 University of South Carolina 1S 33 Brad Holt RHP 6-4......
  • Obama volunteers barred Muslims

     
    by Katie Fretland Two Muslim women were barred from sitting behind Barack Obama's podium at his rally Monday in Detroit and the campaign has apologized. Politico.com reports that Obama volunteers barred Hebba Aref, 25, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and...