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GM Halts Production At A 78-Year-Old Metro Detroit Plant – Detroit News Watch

 (CNN) — General Motors’ 78-year-old transmission plant in Warren, Michigan is halting production this week. The Detroit-area plant is one of five in North America that GM last year announced would suspend operations as part of the company’s business transformation. GM plans to build fewer sedans as customers demand more trucks and SUVs. It also wants to reshape is business to eventually ...

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Tesla CEO To Teach Customers How To Use Car – Detroit News Watch

 (CNN) — Tesla executives are looking for ways to improve service and lower costs after the company posted another three months of major losses Wednesday. One proposed strategy: doing a better job of teaching customers how to use their cars. On a call with Wall Street analysts, CEO Elon Musk said he’s targeting the service division as an area where the ...

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GM Unveils A Radically New Corvette – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — General Motors has unveiled the eighth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette. The model is, arguably, the biggest change for the Corvette since the sports car was first introduced in 1953. The Corvette has changed a lot over the years, but it has always remained a front-engined, rear-wheel-drive sports car. The new 2020 Corvette has its engine behind the seats, ...

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Michigan students discover Professional Trades careers through hands-on experience

The Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan (Ted) is energizing a statewide dialogue about Michigan’s vast career opportunities in Professional Trades. Michigan will have more than 545,000 high-demand, high-wage Professional Trades career openings to fill through 2026 in fields like information technology, healthcare, manufacturing, construction and automotive.   This is the third installment in a six-part series sponsored by ...

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How sharing ‘terabytes on terabytes’ of mobility data improves safety, equity, and efficiency

If “two heads are better than one,” then sharing mobility data with stakeholders and even the public at large has the potential to catalyze important innovations in mobility technology. That’s the premise behind a number of projects in metro Detroit that are collecting and sharing information about traffic infrastructure and the movements of cars, bikes, scooters, and other forms of ...

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Juice and oxygen bar, street food restaurant open in Rosedale Park

Not one but two restaurants are celebrating their grand openings in Rosedale Park. Though Street Cuisine and Ocean’s Fresh Juice Bar have been operating under soft openings, a ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, July 25. The two establishments neighbor each other on McNichols Road. One focuses on street food special to various regions throughout the world, while the ...

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Hip-hop entrepreneur finds ways to give back to the community through buy land initiative, run club

Joe Robinson and his company APX Management, which specializes in consulting and management for the arts and entertainment industries, has been making quite a name for itself in Detroit.   They’ve helped raise the profile of Motor City rappers like Earlly Mac and Prada Leary, collaborated with social media marketing star 40oz Van on the Detroit edition of his infamous ...

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