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  • Chrysler creates new safety group, names new product chief

    Chrysler has created a new group, led by Scott Kunselman, to concentrate on vehicle safety and regulatory compliance and named John Nigro as its new product development chief. The decision comes amid heightened awareness across the industry and more...
  • Falling used-car prices will drive up new-car incentives

    Falling used-car prices will drive up new-car incentives
    DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. auto industry will have to offer more discounts to maintain demand as prices for used cars decline. With auto sales recovering from their recession-era slump, the industry's supply of used cars has started to rise again,...
  • Imperial County wants state to require use of more geothermal energy

    California's poorest county wants a bigger share of the state's $16-billion wholesale electricity market. Imperial County, which stretches east of San Diego County to Arizona, is seeking a special deal from the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown that...
  • Fiat Chrysler growth plan challenged by possible merger delay

    By Agnieszka Flak MILAN (Reuters) - Sergio Marchionne has shown he is determined to let nothing stand in the way of Fiat's merger with Chrysler, but a share price slide may yet force the CEO to hit the brakes on plans to turn the world's No. 7...
  • Auto sales not influenced by social media: survey

    Auto sales not influenced by social media: survey
    Likes, retweets and plusses don’t mean much for auto sales. A new report by Auto Trader found that only one percent of car buyers used social media sites to shop for a vehicle.   Millennials, who are categorized as the 18 to 34 year-old...
  • Rising sales, new models test ties between automakers and suppliers

    An unprecedented number of new vehicle launches this year has forced Ford and its supply base to cooperate more closely to get quality right from the start, said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford global head of purchasing. Ford has 23 products coming to market...
  • Report: Gate 3, Lincoln Street at Norfolk Naval Shipyard reopens after fire

    Report: Gate 3, Lincoln Street at Norfolk Naval Shipyard reopens after fire
    An overnight fire at a home at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth temporarily closed Gate 3 and Lincoln Street, but both are now back open, WVEC reported. The fire damaged the shipyard commander's house, according to the report. Read the...
  • Broward bond project could benefit western schools

    Broward bond project could benefit western schools
    An $800 million Broward school bond proposal initially designed to fix old crumbling schools may also ease crowding in newer schools in the west. The most expensive project on a proposed list released this weekend isn't a leaking roof, faulty air...
  • Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight

    Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight
    Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is investigating a fire at an apartment building that left eight residents temporarily without homes on Sunday night. Responders were called at 7:10 p.m. to the 900 block of Southwest 16th Street where there was heavy fire and...
  • California bill would provide bomber tax credit for Northrop Grumman

    California bill would provide bomber tax credit for Northrop Grumman
    With almost no debate, the state Assembly on Monday unanimously approved a nearly half-a-billion dollar potential tax credit for Northrop Grumman Corp. should it win a new Air Force bomber contract and build the aircraft in California. It now is back in...
  • The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark

    The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark
    Newport News shipyard workers built the USS Enterprise, but their attention did not stop there. When the one-of-a-kind aircraft carrier demanded special attention, they flew halfway around the world to fix it. When the ship returned from its final...