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2014 MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS

Nissan brings suppliers closer to the line

10:10 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2014
Nissan North America is pulling back from a strategy of buying parts from low-cost countries and is now encouraging suppliers to locate near its assembly plants in the United States instead....
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2014 MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS

U.S. launches safety inspections of Southern auto suppliers

8:44 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014
Alarmed by what it calls higher than normal incidents of injuries and safety lapses, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an inspection of auto parts plants across Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi. The federal safety agency plans to send field agents to inspect some 2,900 factories -- literally every auto parts plant in those three states....
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Miss. dealership devastated by tornado but open for business

3:56 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014
Dealer Bob Boyte hunkered down Monday evening as a tornado barreled toward his home in suburban Jackson, Miss. Boyte said he was happy that no one was hurt, but the job of fixing the dealership has just begun....
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2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Nissan banks on radical makeover of Murano crossover

9:30 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
Nissan's revamped Murano crossover will reach showrooms in the United States this year looking almost identical to the splashy auto show concept that teased it more than a year ago. Nissan released photos and details about the new Murano today and the formal unveiling is set for Wednesday at the New York auto show....
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NICK BUNKLEY

Nissan again the focus of protests by union organizers

3:29 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
A group of workers and union activists trying to organize Nissan North America's plant in Mississippi returned to the auto show for a second year, but without making much of a public spectacle....
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THE DEALER SPEAKS: MICHAEL CANNON, CANNON MOTOR CO., OXFORD, MISS.

Football star's journey from the gridiron to the showroom

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Michael Cannon, a Memphis State college football standout who dreamed of being a head coach, had just gotten his first big break when the death of his father, a small used-car dealer in Calhoun City, Miss., made him rethink his life's path....
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BOB KING'S FINAL BATTLE

UAW uses multifront push to organize imports

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Through a strategy of coalescing global unions, civil rights activists and political figures, UAW President Bob King has engineered a broad push into a decidedly hostile corner of the country. In addition to the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, the UAW is focusing on the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance, Ala., and the Nissan factory in Canton, Miss. Still, whether the union will succeed in King's final months as president -- or ever -- remains very much up in the air....
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