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Get Ready to ROAR!

Get Ready to ROAR!

From the farm clubs to the big leagues, bankrolling and operating the Detroit Tigers involves hundreds of moving parts spread across several continents. As the Boys of Summer set their eyes on a fifth World Series crown, one bad business decision could make our break the season.

March / April 2013

Inside the Numbers

March / April 2013
Big Three Executives: General Motors Co. 2013

Big Three Executives: General Motors Co. 2013

Interest in GM vehicles has been strong in North America and Asia, but the automaker has lost some $16 billion in Europe over the last 12 years. The automaker says it is committed to turning around its European Opel division by mid-decade.

January / February 2013
Big Three Executives: Ford Motor Co. 2013

Big Three Executives: Ford Motor Co. 2013

In model year 2013, Ford rolled out refreshed models to critical and consumer acclaim, including the Fusion, Taurus, and Escape. But many are watching the reception of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ, Ford’s first step in reviving its luxury division.

January / February 2013
Big Three Executives: Chrysler Group LLC 2013

Big Three Executives: Chrysler Group LLC 2013

Chrysler says net revenue from January to September 2012 was $48.6 billion, a 22 percent increase from the same period in 2011. In November, the automaker launched the Ram Commercial Truck Division. The company says it is on pace to ship upwards of 2.4 million vehicles in 2012.

January / February 2013
Tom Gores: The Platinum Effect

Tom Gores: The Platinum Effect

Tom Gores is best known as the new owner of Palace Sports and Entertainment and the Detroit Pistons, but his investments in Michigan don’t stop there.

January / February 2013

DBrief: Platinum Equity

January / February 2013
Behind the Scenes With Pistons Owner Tom Gore

Behind the Scenes With Pistons Owner Tom Gore

January / February 2013

Timeline: The History of the Assembly Line

January / February 2013
Freedom to Assemble

Freedom to Assemble

Henry Ford ushered in the moving assembly line 100 years ago, jump-starting mass production and the consumption of nearly everything.

January / February 2013

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