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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: U.S. driver data rules are not tough enough for Europe

4:56 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

Privacy protection guidelines agreed to last week in the U.S. will not become a global template because they fall short of what is required in Europe to keep driver data safe....
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AMY WILSON

BLOG: How two old friends made the AutoNation-Barrier deal happen

11:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2014

Jimmy Barrier's decision to sell his Seattle-area luxury-brand dealerships to AutoNation was more than 30 years in the making. That's how far back Barrier goes with AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson....
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AutoNation to buy 4 luxury dealerships in Seattle market

9:15 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2014

AutoNation is expanding its footprint in the Pacific Northwest by buying four luxury-brand dealerships in the Seattle market that generate more than $350 million in annual revenue....
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BMW joint venture to triple carbon fiber plant capacity

May 9, 2014 20:41 CET

BMW Group's joint venture with SGL Group will spend $200 million to triple the capacity of its carbon fiber products plant in Washington state. The partners said the factory will become the world's largest producer of carbon fiber....
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BMW joint venture to triple carbon fiber plant capacity

2:41 pm U.S. ET | May 9, 2014

BMW Group's joint venture with SGL Group will spend $200 million to triple the capacity of its carbon fiber products plant in Washington. The partners said the factory will become the world's largest producer of carbon fiber, with an annual output of 9,000 tons by 2015 when the expansion is completed....
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Washington governor signs Tesla compromise bill

6:09 pm U.S. ET | April 8, 2014

Washington state officially approved Tesla's direct-sales model last Thursday, when Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the electric-vehicle maker to continue selling its cars through its own, factory-owned showrooms instead of franchised dealerships in the state....
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