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US job gains defy Sandy - and fears of the fiscal cliff

...as employed.Retailers added 53,000 positions last month, a sharp gain that likely reflected holiday hiring. Auto manufacturers added nearly 10,000 jobs. But overall manufacturing jobs fell by 7,000, partly a result of 12,000 jobs lost...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-09/us-job-gains-defy-sandy-and-fears-fisca
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...breathing unhealthy amounts of ozone every year, a key component of auto emissions. So what's holding up the auto manufacturers? It's not the technology. Both Toyota and Honda are bringing vehicles to the American market that go a long...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051000/Ope_matthewsltr.shtml
My Turn: It's time for legislators to accept revenue sharing

...communities come up short with the cash to pay for these requirements. It's like saying let's buy a car and hope the auto manufacturer will pay for the gas. It just doesn't happen. Without community revenue sharing, you and I will be forced to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041707/opi_20070417006.shtml
Opinion
Consumer advocates rally behind auto bill

...car's history and defects. House Bill 182 also would prohibit unfair advertising practices and set up rules for how auto manufacturers work with dealers. The legislation would give worthwhile new rights to car buyers, said Steve Conn, executive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012102/sta_autobill.shtml
News
ObamaCare's mandates mean ever-rising costs for U.S. consumers

...the best cars. So Congress passed a law requiring auto makers to add GPS systems and satellite radios to cars. Auto manufacturers would need to raise the price to cover the new features. But government officials, determined to keep car prices...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092410/opi_711592652.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Tough but fair

...no chance of succeeding as a stand-alone enterprise, gave the company 30 days to finalize a merger with Italian auto manufacturer Fiat. Chrysler was offered an additional $6 billion if it consummates the deal, and was threatened with a fund...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040109/opi_420718822.shtml
Boycotting Chrysler and GM is a bad road decision

...sown the seeds for a burgeoning boycott of U.S. auto manufacturers receiving aid from the federal government - Rasmussen...its logical conclusion, a successful boycott of auto manufacturers who receive support from the federal government...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061909/opi_452506036.shtml
The 'Cash for Clunkers' program was a good deal

...expense, despite some sputtering. At a time when auto manufacturers and dealers needed a boost, they sold nearly 700...million in sales-tax revenue for state governments. Auto manufacturers, including Ford and General Motors, called hundreds...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090209/opi_488712715.shtml
Get busy with oil alternatives

...that charge at night when the electric grid has surplus capacity. It probably means a federal mandate to require auto manufacturers to produce flex-fuel vehicles, which can accept all the fuels mentioned above. Basically we need to open up the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-04/get-busy-oil-alternatives
Opinion
You can't help Detroit by hurting dealers

...stakeholders, such as by guaranteeing the $20 billion in inventory financing loans that dealers - and by extension, auto manufacturers - depend on to keep vehicles on sales floors. It would be bad, but manageable, if dealerships were forced to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050109/opi_435376762.shtml
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