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Medical Monopoly

Group Purchasing Organizations are charged with saving hospitals money, but special carve-outs from Congress, a closed and secretive marketplace, and the ability to collect fees and pay rebates all serve to drive up costs for patients.
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Big Three Executives: General Motors Co. 2019

In the third quarter of 2018, GM posted a profit of $2.5 billion, compared to a loss of $3 billion during the same period in 2017, which was due to the sale of Opel/Vauxhall in Europe. Sales of all-new full-size trucks are credited with this year’s gains.

Big Three Executives: Ford Motor Co. 2019

Revenue was up 3 percent in the third-quarter compared to the same period in 2017, but overall profits were down $600 million due to challenges in China. Profits from North American operations are up 8.8 percent due to strong demand for trucks and SUVs.

Big Three Executives: FCA 2019

FCA’s third-quarter profits were $640 million, down from $1.1 billion in 2017. The decline was largely due to an estimated $794-million charge stemming from diesel engine software issues. North American sales continue to bolster the company balance sheet, where the automaker had a 12.9 percent market share.
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Big Three Executives: General Motors Co. 2019

In the third quarter of 2018, GM posted a profit of $2.5 billion, compared to a loss of $3 billion during the same period in 2017, which was due to the sale of Opel/Vauxhall in Europe. Sales of all-new full-size trucks are credited with this year’s gains.

Big Three Executives: Ford Motor Co. 2019

Revenue was up 3 percent in the third-quarter compared to the same period in 2017, but overall profits were down $600 million due to challenges in China. Profits from North American operations are up 8.8 percent due to strong demand for trucks and SUVs.

Big Three Executives: FCA 2019

FCA’s third-quarter profits were $640 million, down from $1.1 billion in 2017. The decline was largely due to an estimated $794-million charge stemming from diesel engine software issues. North American sales continue to bolster the company balance sheet, where the automaker had a 12.9 percent market share.

The Son Also Rises

A formerly down-on-his-luck restaurant worker now owns multiple eateries in Royal Oak and Howell.

The Future is Here

Global automakers will roll out autonomous vehicles in 2019. After the self-driving shakeout, which OEMs and auto suppliers will stay in the game, and which new players will join the fray?

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More Michigan and Israeli high-tech companies are integrating their operations to drive new mobility platforms. A greater influx, still to come, will support the auto industry in formerly unimagined ways.

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Lasting Prosperity

Michigan’s economy has accelerated over the last two years due to favorable federal policies and smart reform from Lansing. But unless state leaders lower personal taxes, remove burdensome regulations, and eliminate corporate welfare programs, the good times won’t last.

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Green and Smart

NextEnergy in Detroit transforms its mission to drive new transit solutions.
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