President-Elect Barack Obama Is Detroit's Personal Jesus, Plans To Help Not-So-Big Three

It looks like it was a good thing Michigan delivered up the electoral votes to help elect Barack Obama, because he's just made saving the auto industry part two of a three-part plan to address the nation's economic woes. In his first press conference today as President-elect, Obama whipped Michigan Gov. Jennifer… » 11/07/08 3:40pm 11/07/08 3:40pm

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