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Sep 4, 2013 — Car sales picked up, as did hiring at auto manufacturing plants, according to the central bank's latest Beige Book.
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Aug 22, 2013 — The Packard plant, which once symbolized the might of America's auto industry, is at risk of heading to auction if a pending development deal fails. If that happens, The Detroit Free Press reports, the 35-acre site could eventually be sold "for as little as $21,000."
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Apr 27, 2013 — China is the world's largest auto market. NPR's Frank Langfitt went to Shanghai's sprawling auto show this week, and compares it with the ones he used to cover in Detroit a few years back, when General Motors and Chrysler were on the ropes.
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Dec 3, 2012 — From the back seat of a Bentley to the cab of a Ford F-150, NPR's Nina Gregory visits the L.A. Auto Show to check out the latest in mobile offices: vehicles designed for work.
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Sep 17, 2012 — The cases — charging that China unfairly subsidizes auto parts and slaps high duties on U.S.-made cars — come as Republican rival Mitt Romney argues that President Obama has let too many jobs go overseas.
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Sep 10, 2012 — Four years after the U.S. launched a massive bailout of the financial system and the auto industry, the government has yet to recoup $200 billion. Here's a breakdown.
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Jul 31, 2012 — "All these potential customers make the U.S. auto industry believe that 2015 is going to be the year that things finally get back to normal. And despite a steady stream of numbingly grim economic news, it is already doubling down on its future."
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Jul 5, 2012 — President Obama began a two-day bus tour of swing states Ohio and Pennsylvania on Thursday and spent part of the time campaigning on his bailout of U.S. automakers.
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Jun 19, 2012 — Japanese car makers are getting killed by the exchange rate, so they're expanding production in the U.S.
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Jun 15, 2012 — After the '60s, the Lincoln automobile brand started on a long, slow decline that mirrored the slide of the American auto industry. Now, Ford is trying to turn it back into a top luxury brand.
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