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Detroit 3 consider aid to art museum in city's bankruptcy

1:25 pm U.S. ET | May 13, 2014

Detroit's three automakers are mulling a request by the city's art museum to help it raise money for a key component of Detroit's plan to restructure its debt and exit bankruptcy, representatives of the companies said today....
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Toyota's turnaround with suppliers credited to 2 execs

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014

A troubleshooting Japanese executive and an American purchasing boss were the driving force behind a sharp improvement in Toyota's relations with vendors in North America, concludes supplier relations guru John Henke. A newly released survey by Henke's consultancy, Planning Perspectives Inc., shows that after a six-year flirtation with mediocrity, Toyota's purchasing operation has re-emerged as the North American auto industry's gold standard....
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CHINA'S SUV FEVER

Detroit 3 rush to expand SUV lineups in China

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2014

Roughly a decade after the United States, China is going gaga for SUVs. The mantra is more SUVs ASAP, as those vehicles -- including SUVs and crossovers -- rapidly supplant sedans as the most popular segment. The trend bodes well for Detroit-based automakers....
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