One Thing Separating Chrysler HQ From Most Malls

We explained earlier Chrysler's Auburn Hills, MI Headquarters was designed to easily convert into a mall if it needed the dues. However, there's one thing we neglected to mention separating Chrysler's HQ from most malls. » 5/05/09 1:30pm 5/05/09 1:30pm

Jay Leno To Give Free Show To Unemployed Auto Workers

Upside to auto job losses? Auto-buff Jay Leno announced on his late-night show Monday he'll give a free show in Auburn Hills, Michigan, singling out the state's 11.6% unemployment rate as the reason. [Detroit News] » 3/10/09 9:30am 3/10/09 9:30am

Chrysler Discloses $515 Million First-Quarter Loss

Chrysler LLC revealed a $515 million first-quarter 2008 loss, despite the fact that the privately held firm isn't required to discuss earnings. So what gives? Ex-lover Daimler spilled the beans Thursday, stating that its 20% stake in Chrysler lost about $105 million in value. The Detroit News did some quick math,… » 7/25/08 9:30am 7/25/08 9:30am

Gibbs To Set Up Shop In Detroit, Finally Build Aquada Amphibious Car

After the announcement earlier this month that Saleen is teaming with Gibbs for development and manufacturing work on their amphibious Gibbs Aquada, news comes down Gibbs is setting up their corporate offices in the Detroit Suburb of Auburn Hills. After a ten year development cycle, a million man hours of work, and… » 7/18/08 11:15am 7/18/08 11:15am

Volkswagen Likely Leaving Detroit For Herndon, Virgina

It looks like things have gone from bad to worse for the Metro Detroit economy — Volkswagen's moving their US headquarters out from Auburn Hills, MI and in to the wilds of Herndon, VA. We hear not even Governor Granholm (full disclosure: she used to be my boss) was able to dissuade them from moving all of their jobs… » 9/06/07 8:45am 9/06/07 8:45am