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ArcelorMittal wins heap of automotive awards

ArcelorMittal is being showered with honors for its work with automakers.

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Steelmakers accelerating after 'slow start' in race for lighter vehicles

Steelmakers accelerating after 'slow start' in race for lighter vehicles

Ford has replaced steel with aluminum in the body of the top-selling F-150, and now General Motors is looking to follow suit by putting more of the lighter and costlier metal in its own pickups.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: The historic auto payoff for Hoosiers

BRIAN HOWEY: The historic auto payoff for Hoosiers

Indiana is the “Crossroads of America.” We are the second ranking automobile manufacturer in the nation.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Keep Indiana's auto industry in overdrive

The news that Indiana is now second in the nation in terms of automotive gross domestic product is reason to cheer.

August 09, 2013 12:00 am
Relevant statistics for Indiana's auto industry

Relevant statistics for Indiana's auto industry

How Indiana has emerged as a leader in national rankings

August 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Indiana's auto industry rises to second place nationally

Indiana's auto industry rises to second place nationally

Indiana's automotive industry has raced ahead to second place nationally and is not letting off the gas.

August 03, 2013 9:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Daniels era has obliterated Indiana Democrats

BRIAN HOWEY: Daniels era has obliterated Indiana Democrats

From a political perspective, the decade-long "Mitch Daniels era" has been devastating for Indiana Democrats.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am

Midwest city officials discuss planning for sustainability

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.

September 28, 2012 6:06 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Why is Obama opening an office Indiana? Autos

BRIAN HOWEY: Why is Obama opening an office Indiana? Autos

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.

February 12, 2012 12:00 am

General Motors workers ratify new labor contract

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.

September 28, 2011 3:30 pm
Crown Point lawyer answers call to serve others in Ukraine

Crown Point lawyer answers call to serve others in Ukraine

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.

September 09, 2011 9:30 pm

UAW locals approve Ford strike authorization

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.

September 01, 2011 4:00 pm Related
M'ville auto dealership named one of GM's top dealers

M'ville auto dealership named one of GM's top dealers

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.

May 25, 2011 12:00 am

UAW official visits Chicago to talk Ford bargaining strategy

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.

April 12, 2011 6:30 pm
Chevy Volt drives a greener future

Chevy Volt drives a greener future

General Motors' 2011 Chevrolet Volt arrives just as oil prices reach post-recession highs.

March 13, 2011 12:00 am
Autos – Back on Track

Autos – Back on Track

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…

March 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Bauer continues to ignore voters' message of change

BRIAN HOWEY: Bauer continues to ignore voters' message of change

What's that phrase we keep hearing? Elections have consequences. Yes, that one.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am
The Buzz Behind the Volt

The Buzz Behind the Volt

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…

February 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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