Tag Archives: auto industry

Auto training network hopes to bolster independent service shops

Federal-Mogul is opening a “Guru Garage” in Baltimore as one of 15 automotive repair training facilities in major cities across the country. Their goal: to help preserve independent garage and car repair shops. (File)

It’s not a cornfield in Iowa, but that doesn’t stop Brent Berman, the director of Federal-Mogul’s “Garage Gurus” network, from describing the company’s new location in Linthicum Heights with a maxim from “Field of Dreams”: “If you build it, they ...

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EPA taking aim at auto emissions, sulfur in gas

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed new regulations Friday to clean up gasoline and automobile emissions, claiming the new standards would provide $7 in health benefits from cleaner air for each dollar spent to implement them. The costs likely would ...

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Jobless claims drop by 35,000 to 353,000

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 35,000 last week, a figure that may have been distorted by seasonal factors. The Labor Department said Thursday that applications fell to a seasonally adjusted 353,000. That’s down ...

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