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Major Banking Bill Faces Final Vote This Week
Retail Sales Dropped in June
Toyota Cites Driver Errors in Acceleration Cases
Auto Dealers Facing Closure Will Soon Know Fate
Nissan-Renault Hires Former Toyota U.S. Chief Press as Advisor
Ally to Phase Out GMAC Brand Name
GM to Detail Volt Battery Warranty
World War II Veterans to Get a Flight to D.C.
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Major Banking Bill Faces Final Vote This Week

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday secured the 60 votes he needs in the Senate to pass a sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, all but ensuring that he soon will sign into law one of the top initiatives of his presidency. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Retail Sales Dropped in June

U.S. retail sales tumbled a second straight time in June, falling more than expected in a sign consumer spending is slowing and draining steam from an economy saddled with high joblessness. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Toyota Cites Driver Errors in Acceleration Cases

Toyota Motor Corp.’s investigation of accidents involving unintended acceleration where motorists said they pressed on the brake pedal shows that “virtually all” involved drivers who pushed the accelerator instead, a company spokesman said. (Read more)
Source: Bloomberg

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Auto Dealers Facing Closure Will Soon Know Fate

DETROIT -- An appeals process that spared hundreds of U.S. auto dealers from closure will soon be over, but Chrysler Group LLC could still face months of litigation with dealers in state courts. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Nissan-Renault Hires Former Toyota U.S. Chief Press as Advisor

The Renault SA-Nissan Motor Co. alliance has hired Jim Press, former head of Toyota Motor Corp.’s U.S. unit, as a consultant for the group’s global sales and marketing. (Read more)
Source: Bloomberg

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Ally to Phase Out GMAC Brand Name

Ally Financial Inc. said it will rebrand its GMAC retail- and dealer-auto finance operations in North America as Ally, as it continues to try to establish itself as a stand-alone company with a broader auto-lending business. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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GM to Detail Volt Battery Warranty

General Motors Co. is expected to announce warranty coverage today for expensive lithium-ion batteries essential to the Chevrolet Volt electric car, according to a person familiar with the plan. (Read more)
Source: The Detroit News

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World War II Veterans to Get a Flight to D.C.

Louis Brandau spent the height of World War II fixing aircraft in the South Pacific. Brandau will depart from Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Oct. 27 through Triangle Flight of Honor, the latest chapter in a national program helping World War II veterans fly to Washington, D.C. (Read more)
Source: The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)

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"It is time to come together and recognize these people who fought for our freedom."

    -- Robert Glaser, president of the North Carolina Auto Dealers Association and member of Triangle Flight of Honor's board of directors, on helping World War II veterans fly to Washington, D.C., to visit the national monument honoring their personal sacrifices in World War II, The News & Observer, July 4

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