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Ilitch to Invest in Community, Infrastructure for Red Wings Arena District

Christopher Ilitch, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, says the new Red Wings arena district — estimated to generate nearly $1.8 billion in economic impact for the region — will work to engage the community in the massive development.

Dykema Survey: Private Companies to Lead M&A Activity in 2015

Nearly 60 percent of industry advisers and executives surveyed believe that mergers and acquisitions activity will be stronger in 2015 and will be led by private companies, says a new report released by Dykema, a national law firm with offices in Detroit.

Chrysler and GM Post Gains For October; Ford Sales Dip 2%

Chrysler Group and General Motors Co. today reported continued year-over-year growth for October, as Ford Motor Co. sales declined by 2 percent.

GM’s $12M Automotive Safety Facility Nears Completion

Construction on a new, $12-million automotive safety testing area at the General Motors Milford Proving Ground campus in Milford Township, is expected to be completed by December.

Five Qs: Eric Yelsma on Crafting American-made Apparel in Corktown

Eric Yelsma, founder of handmade apparel company Detroit Denim Co., which operates out of Corktown, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about American-made products and what it’s like to sew jeans in Michigan.

Load One Looks to Build World HQ, Invest $10M in Wayne County

Load One, a distribution and logistics firm based in Taylor, is looking to invest more than $10 million in Wayne County next year and plans to relocate its world headquarters in Huron Township on a site being developed by the county.

Which Wich Plans More Michigan Locations, Including Downtown Detroit

Riding the wave of investment in downtown Detroit, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, a national chain based in Dallas, plans to expand its franchise across metro Detroit and into the historic Penobscot Building in early 2015.

New Technology to Allow Plug-in Vehicles to Conserve Energy During Peak Demands

Eight global auto manufacturers today demonstrated the first-ever technology that will allow plug-in electric vehicles to communicate with energy providers in order to help manage the high demand on power grids during peak times.

Domino’s Delivers Strong Growth in U.S. and Overseas in Third Quarter

Ann Arbor-based Domino’s Pizza Inc. today released a strong third quarter financial report and announced key leadership changes within the company.

Automation Alley Offers First Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia

Automation Alley is offering the opportunity for Michigan companies to network at the global level via a Dec. 5-12 trade mission to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.