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    Video: Metallica, the car show?
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    How'd you like to go see Metallica at this summer's Orion music fest? Sounds good to us, but this makes it even better; the cost: Free. Yes, that's right, if you're into the hot rod and custom scene and you want to display your car or bike there, the band will comp you two passes to the ...

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    Report: Buick Verano to join Chevy Aveo production at GM's Orion plant
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    Chinese Market Buick Excelle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Dealers are working hard to sell every Buick Regal they can get on their lots, and the sporty Regal GS should arrive in the near future to give them a new version to push on car shoppers. If that doesn't do the trick, ...

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    Report: Buick to build new compact crossover in Michigan
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    If your head's still spinning from General Motors' decision to pull the Orlando from its domestic offerings, you might want to sit down. According to a report on M Live, things are about to get a little more bizarre. The site names an unnamed source as saying GM will begin building a new small ...

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    GM adding third production shifts at three U.S. plants
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    With all of the factories that General Motors is closing down and the brands being eliminated, there has been plenty of bad news for GM's blue collar staff over the past year. This week, there was finally a bit of good news as three factories got word that they would add third shifts in the ...

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    Bid to build new GM small car heats up: Orion reportedly offers $44M
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    Towns in Tennessee, Michigan, and Wisconsin are all vying for a chance to keep their existing plants running by coming up with the most attractive package to woo assembly rights for a future unnamed General Motors small car. In the showdown, the first place plant will win the right to stay open, ...

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    REPORT: GM tells TN state officials it needs $200M to keep Spring Hill plant open
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    Provided that it survives bankruptcy, General Motors plans to build a small car somewhere in the US. The General has stated that it is investigating three sites to build the yet unnamed vehicle; Janesville, Wisconsin; Orion, Michigan; and Spring Hill Tennessee. GM previously announced that all ...

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    GM cuts shifts, output at three plants
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    It's hardly unexpected given recent gloomy sales numbers, but General Motors announced today that they will be cutting shifts at several North American plants. Unfortunately, nearly 2,000 workers will lose their jobs in the process as GM eliminates its third shift to slow production and ease the ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #71
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    We're shooting from the hip this week for Podcast #71. Rather than prepare, we're going with gut reactions. Starting it off, we mull over the loss of the USGP from Indianapolis, and postulate on where else F1 may pop up in the US. An F1 race on the Vegas strip would be the bomb. Staying with ...

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    Scoop! Ford Falcon Orion sans camo!
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    UPDATE: More and better renderings can be found here.Our desire for Australia's Fords and Holdens continues unabated, and the Courier and Mail has managed to snag shots of the new Falcon in the buff, further stoking our flame. While American sedans went all mamby-pamby (what could be more ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Ford Falcon
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    Ford Australia's at work developing the next version of a car we can't have here in the US. Australian website CarAdvice snagged spy shots of camoflaged Falcons undergoing tests in the Melbourne area. Suspicions are that base models as well as turbocharged XRs were pirouetting around getting a ...

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