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Chrysler’s March Sales Increase 11%, Ford Up 3%

Chrysler Group, Ford Motor Co., and General Motors Co. each saw increased sales for March, based on reports released today. Chrysler Group posted U.S.sales of 193,915 units, a 13 percent increase compared with sales in...

MSU Study: Managers that Play Fair Face Burnout

tBosses who strive for fairness in the workplace are more likely to experience mental fatigue or burnout, says a new study from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.t“Structured, rule-bound fairness, known as...

Top Michigan Automotive Franchises 2014

The automotive after-market, which includes the auto-service franchise industry, accounts for $257 billion in annual sales.

U-M Surgeons Use 3-D Printed Device to Help Baby Breathe

New 3-D printing technology was used to help save a baby’s life at the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, where surgeons used special splints made from computer-aided design to improve the child’s breathing. The procedure...

DTE Energy, Magna Powertrain Highlight ESD Engineering Job Fair

More than 20 companies, including DTE Energy in Detroit, Denso International America in Southfield, and Magna Powertrain in Troy, will be interviewing candidates for full or part-time positions, internships, and co-op positions at the...

Verizon Named Most Reliable Network in Michigan, Nationwide

Verizon Wireless was named the top wireless carrier in Michigan and the nation, according to a new study by RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm in Bellevue, Wash.

Western Michigan University to Offer Dual MBA-M.D. Degree Program

Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business has partnered with the new WMU School of Medicine, set to open in June, to offer a dual-degree program allowing students to complete both a medical degree...

GM Partners With Telogis to Enhance Fleet Operations

General Motors has partnered with Telogis Inc. to help companies and businesses manage their fleet vehicles by integrating Telogis’ location intelligence software with OnStar. The partnership will provide fleet owners with data access that...

Livonia-based TRW Develops Steering Wheel for Autonomous Driving

Livonia-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. unveiled a new steering wheel concept, which helps support drivers during semi-automated and automated driving situations. The unique steering wheel, which slides across a dashboard, was installed on a...

Back from the Brink: Awrey’s Launches Gluten-free Products

Livonia-based Awrey’s Bakery revealed Wednesday a new gluten-free bake room — exactly one year after CEO James McColgan and Chairman Ron Beebe saved the more than 100- year-old company from closing its doors. “We are...