Fisher Coachworks L.L.C out of Michigan gets a contract to build hybrid buses which almost went to Tennessee:
Officials of Wayne County and Livonia said they have worked for several months to convince the company to expand in Michigan, rather than a competing site in Tennessee.(HT: MdPK)
Dec 16, 2008 12:29 PM
Newsweek takes a big-picture look at the evolution of the South's auto manufacturing base.
The tussle over the bailout has evinced what at first blush may seem a new kind of provincialism that pits Democrats and a few Republicans (like Sen. George Voinovich of Ohio) from heavy union and Big Three states against Republicans from right-to-work states in the old Confederacy. While McConnell & Co. oppose federal subsidies for the Big Three at the federal level, the states from which they hail have generously extended billions of dollars in subsidies to foreign automakers. But there's a deeper cleavage at work here.Meanwhile, The Times of London offers a transatlantic take.
Dec 14, 2008 9:17 PM
UAW President Ron Gettelfinger complains about the incentives Volkswagen is getting to build in Chattanooga.
Dec 12, 2008 3:07 PM
Senator laments that automotive deal not reached but holds out hope that his plan still has life in it
Dec 12, 2008 2:20 PM
Tennessee's own 'Doctor Detroit' says his plan is best for what ails Motor City
Dec 11, 2008 3:02 PM
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