It now appears General Motors has had some serious "too big to fail" problems for quite some time. Buying and installing inferior parts has led to death and injury in the midst of massive cover-ups. Yet, not one person has been charged with any crime or even been held accountable!
DETROIT | Ignition switches once again are causing problems for General Motors.
The refrain has been familiar almost every time The Times Board of Economists has met over the past few years: The economy is improving but slowly, more slowly than anyone would like.
ArcelorMittal is being showered with honors for its work with automakers.
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.
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.
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