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Acceleration Incidents Cited on Repaired Toyotas
GM's Lutz to Retire May 1
Opinion: GM's Whitacre Not Finished Cleaning House
Fed Reports on Sales Climates for Dealers Across U.S.
Economic Indicators are Mixed After Heavy Snow Season
Federal Unemployment Benefits, COBRA Subsidy Extended for One Month
Bill Wolters of Texas Elected Chairman of the Automotive Trade Association Executives
Chrysler Group LLC Salutes Scott Wood for Being Chosen TIME Magazine's 2010 'Dealer of the Year'
New York City Mayor Honors Auto Dealers
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Acceleration Incidents Cited on Repaired Toyotas

Federal regulators said Wednesday that they had received 10 reports of Toyota vehicles accelerating unexpectedly after they were repaired at dealerships. (Read more)
Source: The New York Times

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GM's Lutz to Retire May 1

DETROIT -- Bob Lutz, the General Motors Co. product development leader who postponed retirement last year to help steer the automaker out of bankruptcy, plans to call it quits May 1. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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Opinion: GM's Whitacre Not Finished Cleaning House
By Daniel Howes

Three months into the era of Big Ed Whitacre and this much is clear about his General Motors Co.: Change isn't coming fast enough for the retired telecom exec-turned-auto CEO or for GM's active board of directors, and one of the chief reasons appears to be that there are still too many old GM hands near the top of the building. (Read more)
Source: The Detroit News

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Fed Reports on Sales Climates for Dealers Across U.S.

WASHINGTON -- Vehicle sales throughout the 12 Federal Reserve Districts, for the most part, have remained static or softened recently, and dealers in some districts reported that extreme winter weather was likely to blame for at least part of the slowdown, according to the latest Beige Book report. (Read more)
Source: AutoRemarketing

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Economic Indicators are Mixed After Heavy Snow Season

Just when you thought the mess from the February snowstorms was over, it has started to obscure a clear understanding of how the economy is doing. (Read more)
Source: The Washington Post

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Federal Unemployment Benefits, COBRA Subsidy Extended for One Month

President Obama late Tuesday signed a bill extending federal funding for unemployment benefits and the COBRA health care premium subsidy for one month. (Read more)
Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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Bill Wolters of Texas Elected Chairman of the Automotive Trade Association Executives

Bill Wolters was elected 2010 chairman of the Automotive Trade Association Executives (ATAE) at the organization’s annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., last month. (Read more)
Source: NADAFrontPage.com

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Chrysler Group LLC Salutes Scott Wood for Being Chosen TIME Magazine's 2010 'Dealer of the Year'

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Chrysler Group LLC proudly salutes Scott Wood, owner of Scott Wood Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge in Batesville, Ark., for being chosen the 2010 TIME Magazine Dealer of the Year. (Read more)
Source: Chrysler Group LLC

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New York City Mayor Honors Auto Dealers

NEW YORK -- At a special ceremony exactly one hundred years after the founding of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg presented the association's board of directors with a proclamation announcing Feb. 24, 2010 as "Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association Day." (Read more)
Source: PRNewswire

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Quotable
 
"There is something that gets old about getting up at 4:30 in the morning. At some point you have to do something new."

   
-- Bob Lutz, 78, GM's product development leader who postponed retirement last year to help steer the automaker out of bankruptcy, plans to call it quits May 1, Automotive News, March 3

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