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ChannelNet Expands into New York City, Austin, Texas

DEARBORN, Mich. — ChannelNet, a Detroit-based tech company providing digital marketing and sales solutions, today announced its expansion into two major markets by opening new field offices in New York City and Austin, Texas. According to officials, the company’s...

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GM may contract out van production to boost capacity for pickups

GM is in talks to offload some of its commercial van production to contract manufacturer AM General, a move that would free up capacity at GM's plant near St. Louis to make more of its hot-selling midsize pickups. ... Read More »

2017 Kia Cadenza looks sharper, more angular

Kia Motors unveiled today the exterior of the redesigned, sportier 2017 Cadenza luxury car, which will go on sale next year. The new Cadenza, known as the K7 in Korea, has a sharper, more angular look than the 2016 version. ... Read More »

GM’s new wind tunnel aims at boosting fuel economy

General Motors has cited some impressive vitals on its redesigned 2016 models to show off the success of its weight-cutting strategy: The new Volt and Cruze are about 250 pounds lighter than their predecessors; the Malibu sheds almost 300 pounds and... ... Read More »

Ginger Jin Named Director of FTC’s Bureau of Economics; Alison Oldale Named BE Deputy Director for Antitrust

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has appointed Professor Ginger Zhe Jin as Director of its Bureau of Economics, succeeding Francine Lafontaine, who is returning to the University of Michigan. She has also named Alison Oldale as the Bureau’s...

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FTC To Host Data Security Conference in Seattle Feb. 9

Third Event in “Start With Security” Series Will Be Keynoted By FTC Commissioner Julie Brill The Federal Trade Commission will host a one-day conference in Seattle on Feb. 9, 2016, on how companies can build security into their products and services. The event...

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Audi’s race to the top; Nissan channels Tarantino

Audi pits an RS 7 in a test for the best against ... an elevator. ... Read More »

Honda’s Prelude dawns

The Honda Prelude, one of the Japanese automaker's first attempts at a fun, sporty car, goes on sale in Japan on Nov. 24, 1978. ... Read More »

Tesla offers less powerful Model X for $80,000

Tesla plans 90D and 70D variants of the Model X crossover, the latter of which will include a 70 kilowatt-hour battery pack and a sticker price of $80,000, plus a $1,200 shipping charge. ... Read More »

Audi to revise emissions control software in U.S. vehicles with 3.0-liter engines

Audi said today that it will revise emissions control software used on more than 85,000 Volkswagen Group vehicles with 3.0-liter diesel engines that U.S regulators said earlier this month violated U.S. clean air laws. ... Read More »