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  • Covisint reports 3Q loss Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 5:11 PM ET

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. _ Covisint Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $4.1 million in its fiscal third quarter. The Southfield, Michigan- based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Correction: Las Vegas-Pay To Park story Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 2:40 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— In a story Feb. 2 about MGM Resorts International outsourcing its Las Vegas Strip parking operations to a Chicago- based firm, The Associated Press erroneously reported the title of MGM Resorts executive Corey Sanders. SP Plus Corp. will handle paid parking at all non-union MGM Resorts International properties, including Mandalay Bay, Delano, Monte...

  • Democrats are making support for Flint, a poor city of mostly African Americans and Latinos near Detroit, a wider issue ahead of the November presidential election. Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are set to hold a presidential debate next month in Flint. Senator Lisa Murkowski, a Republican from Alaska and a co-sponsor of the bill,...

  • David Detweiler, an attorney with law firm Clifford Chance, has been named executive vice president and general counsel at Volkswagen of America Group. VW also announced it is opening an office soon in downtown Washington, as it has in other world capitals. VW has been working to bolster its relationships with lawmakers and others in Washington in the face of the...

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Feb 4- Continental Automotive Systems said Thursday it supplied potentially defective air bag control units to 5 million vehicles used by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, and three other manufacturers built over a five-year period worldwide, widening an air bag safety crisis. Continental Automotive, a unit of Germany- based...

  • DETROIT— Haggling over a car price isn't always a bargain. When buyers use TrueCar, they get a bell curve of sales prices reported by dealers, plus three discounted price offers on the car they want from dealers in their area. TrueCar, founded in 2005, makes its money on fees paid by dealers for sales.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- A wide-ranging U.S. energy bill, the country's first major energy measure in more than eight years, was close to stalling in the Senate on Thursday as the chamber struggled to strike a deal to help Flint, Michigan cope with a drinking water crisis. Democratic Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, both of Michigan, had proposed an amendment to...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- Volkswagen AG has replaced the head of its U.S. legal department with an outside lawyer as it works to win approval to fix nearly 600,000 vehicles with excess emissions, a person briefed on the matter said Thursday. David Detweiler, an attorney with law firm Clifford Chance, has been named the top attorney at Volkswagen of America Group.

  • Kelly Services posts 4Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 9:23 AM ET

    TROY, Mich. _ Kelly Services Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $34.2 million. Kelly Services shares have decreased slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Kelly Services, Earnings Report.

  • LANSING, Mich.— Email warned governor's aide early of possible link between Legionnaires' surge, Flint water.

  • Rofin-Sinar posts 1Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:29 AM ET

    PLYMOUTH, Mich. _ Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $6.5 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Rofin-Sinar said it expects revenue in the range of $115 million to $121 million. Rofin-Sinar shares have decreased almost 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The documents, posted Thursday on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website, said Continental will notify automakers, who will recall cars dating as far back as 2006.. Already Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes have issued recalls, and some unidentified Mazda and Volvo Truck vehicles are included. Honda reported two injuries from...

  • CMS Energy meets 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 7:47 AM ET

    JACKSON, Mich. _ CMS Energy Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $106 million. CMS Energy expects full-year earnings to be $1.99 to $2.02 per share. CMS Energy shares have risen slightly more than 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has decreased slightly more than 6 percent.

  • WASHINGTON— The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients. At issue is how food companies will deal with Vermont's law. The food industry wants Congress to pre-empt Vermont's law and bar mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods before it goes into effect.

  • The craftsmen of Murano, an island near Venice, didn't have such technology, yet they still turned out museum-worthy pieces known for their artistry and beauty, using techniques that remained exclusive for centuries. Through years of researching Venetian glass collections at American and European museums and comparing the artifacts with more...

  • DETROIT— Honda is recalling an additional 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver's air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment. Honda's recall includes older model years dating to 2005, but also has some newer vehicles from as recently as the 2015 and 2016 model years. Honda said in a statement...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Feb 3- Honda Motor Co Ltd is expanding its recall in North America of late-model vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata air bags, adding 2.23 million vehicles, the automaker said Wednesday. Honda said certain Acura and Honda vehicles from model years 2005-2016 are being recalled to replace Takata PSDI-5 driver-side...

  • LIVONIA, Mich.— Ford Motor Company is conducting tests at one of its Detroit- area facilities after finding vinyl chloride in groundwater outside the plant. Samples with the chemical were found last summer at least 7 feet below ground on the east side of Ford's Livonia Transmission Plant, The Detroit News reported Wednesday. The automaker plans to drill borings...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Feb 3- Honda Motor Co is expanding its recall in North America of late-model vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata air bags, in a move that could affect around 2.3 million vehicles. The Japanese automaker sent dealers in the United States a letter on Jan. 30, informing them of its intent to recall about 2 million Honda and Acura...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Feb 3- Honda Motor Co is expanding its recall in North America of late-model vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata air bags, in a move that could affect nearly 2.3 million vehicles. The Japanese automaker sent dealers in the United States a letter on Jan. 30, informing them of its intent to recall up to 2 million Honda and Acura...