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Lincoln Unveils Aero-Inspired Aviator SUV at Los Angeles Auto Show

Lincoln Motor Co. yesterday unveiled its latest midsize premium SUV, Aviator, and its hybrid hangar mate, Aviator Grand Touring, at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Serra Donovan Law of Rochester Merges with Birmingham’s Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein

Rochester’s Serra Donovan Law Group is merging with the Birmingham law firm of Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein, and William Donovan is joining the latter as senior counsel. Reese Serra will serve as a special advisor to the firm.

Cadillac Introduces Aggressive-Looking Escalade Sport Edition at LA Auto Show

Cadillac is updating its segment-leading luxury SUV Escalade with a black-accented 2019 Sport Edition for which dealers can begin taking orders early next year.

U-M Research Spending Reached Record-Setting $1.6B in FY 2018

Research areas ranging from mobility, opioid addiction, sustainability, and the arts were beneficiaries of a record high in research expenditures at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor during fiscal year 2018.

Detroit-based Huron Capital's Albireo Energy Acquires Taylor Consulting and Contracting

Albireo Energy of Edison, N.J., a building automation and energy services company owned by Detroit’s Huron Capital, has acquired Taylor Consulting and Contracting, an Avoca, Penn.-based energy management firm.

Report: November Auto Sales Expected to Slip for First Time Since 2009

New car and truck sales in November will dip 1.3 percent from a year ago to 1.376 million units, forecasts Edmunds, the first drop in November sales since 2009

FIAT Unveils New 2019 500X for North American Market at Los Angeles Auto Show

FIAT today announced it is unveiling a new 2019 500X — with an all-new, fuel efficient turbocharged engine and new Italian design — at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.

Detroit’s Amerisource Industrial Supply Joins Fairmont Supply’s Pennsylvania-based Family of Companies

Detroit’s Amerisource Industrial Supply has merged with the Fairmont Supply family of companies, giving both entities expanded market reach and product portfolios, and access to a wider customer base. Financial details of the move were not disclosed.

New Shinola Hotel Retail Store to Open on Black Friday

Just in time for Black Friday, Shinola will open its fourth metro Detroit retail location — at the soon-to-open Shinola Hotel – at 10 a.m. Friday.

Report: Auto Industry Must Find Additional Revenue Streams to Prosper

As profit margins continue to narrow, auto manufacturers must look beyond the initial sale of the vehicle and scheduled maintenance for revenue and focus on creating personalized in-vehicle experiences through allied service partners to succeed in the future, forecasts Frost & Sullivan, a California-based business growth consultancy.