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Biden Tells Ohio Auto Workers Industry Will Thrive
Toyota Shifts More Authority to U.S. Units
Chrysler to Have Difficulty Turning '10 Profit: CEO
Some Chrysler Dealers See Un Problema in Fiat's Plans
Fiat Dealers Likely to Get Alfa, Says Marchionne
Gasoline Prices Hit Eight-Month Low
U.S. Steps Up Scrutiny Into Stalling Toyotas
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Biden Tells Ohio Auto Workers Industry Will Thrive

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that U.S. automakers will thrive in the coming years despite the economic challenges still facing the industry. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Toyota Shifts More Authority to U.S. Units

SAN ANTONIO -- Years before Toyota Motor Corp.'s quality problems raised doubts about its centralized management style, the automaker already was planning to shift more authority to its U.S. operations to allow them to react faster to changing market conditions. Now Toyota is pursuing that strategy with renewed vigor, after reviewing the missteps that led to record recalls in its most lucrative market, a top executive said. (Read more)
Source: The Detroit News

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Chrysler to Have Difficulty Turning '10 Profit: CEO

TOLEDO, Ohio - Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said on Monday it will be "difficult" for the automaker to turn a net profit for the full year 2010. (Read more)
Source: Reuters

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Some Chrysler Dealers See Un Problema in Fiat's Plans

As Chrysler Group LLC prepares to lay out its strategy for selling a subcompact car from partner Fiat SpA, the move is raising concerns among some dealers struggling to sell the vehicles already on their lots. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Fiat Dealers Likely to Get Alfa, Says Marchionne

TOLEDO, Ohio — Sergio Marchionne, CEO of the Chrysler Group, said that Alfa Romeo vehicles will likely be sold at Fiat dealerships in the United States. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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Gasoline Prices Hit Eight-Month Low

With the end of the summer driving season just around the corner, traders and investors on Monday drove gasoline prices to an eight-month low on U.S. commodities markets, providing the latest sign of pessimism about the economic recovery. (Read more)
Source: The Washington Post

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U.S. Steps Up Scrutiny Into Stalling Toyotas

TOKYO — The U.S. government has beefed up its investigation into Toyota's Corolla and Matrix vehicles because of a possible engine defect that can cause them to stall. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Connect with the NADA Convention on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

News and updates on the NADA Convention & Expo in San Francisco are now available on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Join the NADA convention community to:

  • Get “real-time” updates;
  • Connect with your peers;
  • Express your opinions;
  • Interact with attendees, workshop presenters and exhibitors; and
  • Share your stories and join the discussion.

Sign up today! For daily updates or to post your own comments, follow the NADA convention on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. (Read more)
Source: NADAFrontPage.com

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"We are delivering on everything we said. We are doing it quietly, keeping our head down."

    -- Sergio Marchionne, Chrysler CEO, who said Monday he is "satisfied" and that the automaker is "well ahead of plan" for its turnaround after the bankruptcy, Reuters, Aug. 24

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Experient, Inc. is the NADA Convention’s Official Housing Bureau; Beware of Imitators

Experient, Inc., through an arrangement with NADA, is the official housing bureau for the 2011 NADA Convention & Expo in San Francisco. If you’re planning to register for the convention and reserve a hotel room, visit NADAConventionandExpo.org. NADA has NOT authorized any other organization or company to make hotel reservations for the convention. Emails, phone calls or other communications from HDMC Group or any other third parties offering hotel reservations or other convention services in San Francisco are not authorized by NADA. For daily updates, find us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn!



 

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