Indiana is the “Crossroads of America.” We are the second ranking automobile manufacturer in the nation.
The news that Indiana is now second in the nation in terms of automotive gross domestic product is reason to cheer.
How Indiana has emerged as a leader in national rankings
Indiana's automotive industry has raced ahead to second place nationally and is not letting off the gas.
From a political perspective, the decade-long "Mitch Daniels era" has been devastating for Indiana Democrats.
VALPARAISO | Municipal planners, urban designers, landscape architects and city officials gathered Thursday and Friday at Valparaiso University for the GreenTown Conference to discuss ways to go green.
On Thursday, the Obama for America campaign opened an office in Indiana, a state with a century-old love affair with the internal combustion engine. It is a state that any Republican will tell you is certain to return to the "red" Electoral College column next autumn.
CHICAGO | The Chicago Auto Show is the consumers' show.
There was something that tugged at my heartstrings -- like I was doing something good for the environment.
DETROIT | Factory workers at General Motors have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year contract with the company that has profit-sharing instead of pay raises for most workers and promises thousands of new jobs.
CROWN POINT | Connie Postelli knows she's going to Ukraine to teach English as a second language with the Peace Corps, and that she leaves Northwest Indiana on Sept. 19. Her research has told her the winters will be brutal, with temperatures 20 to 40 degrees below zero.
Hourly union workers at Chicago-area United Auto Workers locals have voted to authorize a strike against Ford Motor Co. if a new deal isn't reached within the next few weeks.
Schepel Buick-GMC General Manager Tom Van Prooyen said it's a sweet reward to be successful in an industry that was on the brink of financial collapse a few years ago.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | An official from United Auto Workers international visited Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago Stamping Plant here Tuesday to talk with local union leaders and employees.
General Motors' 2011 Chevrolet Volt arrives just as oil prices reach post-recession highs.
When car sales went into a tailspin with the economy in Fall 2008, things were looking pretty grim. Sales plummeted to 13 million from 16-17 million for the previous several years. In last year's NWI Now auto section, we reported a dismal 10.4 million U.S. sales for 2009, though we could see…
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Years in development and just now reaching dealers' showrooms, the high-tech Chevrolet Volt is arguably one of the most anticipated new vehicles in years. It's been revered as a symbol of General Motors' resurgence after emerging from bankruptcy, a shining example of what the restructured co…
This week's media preview of the Chicago Auto Show offered a close look at future designs and technologies. Now, it is the public's turn.
DETROIT | Accolades are heard around the world as General Motors and Ford Motor Co. stand center stage to receive the 2011 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt sedan and 2011 Ford Explorer SUV, respectively.
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