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Germany Prepares for the ‘Painful’ End of Internal Combustion

BMW and the other German automakers will dump billions into getting factories and workers ready for the electric car revolution, Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn has some health issues that could interfere with his trial, the United Auto Workers try again with Volkswagen and so much more for The Morning Shift of Thursday, April…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Make Your Finances More Flexible Before the Next Recession 

The U.S. economy has more or less been in expansion mode since the Great Recession of 2009, but expansions don’t last forever. While no one can say with certainty when the next recession will hit, it is certain that it will come eventually. And when it does, you’ll want to be as prepared as possible.Read […]

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Toyota’s Huge Sales Dip Marks a Rough Start to 2019

Toyota is already down 7.1% on North American automobile sales this year, as compared to January 2018, and Lexus isn’t far behind with a 2.8% decrease in volume. Only six Toyota nameplates outperformed their individual January 2018 volume, in fact. Corolla sales are up, as are C-HR and 4Runner. On the Lexus side, LS,…Read more… […]

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More Than 4,000 Jobs on the Chopping Block as General Motors Layoffs Begin Monday Morning

More than four-thousand salaried staff within General Motors will be handed their walking papers Monday morning starting as early as 7:30 AM Eastern, according to reports from Automotive News, CNN, and Detroit News. This comes as the first move in GM’s plan to cut as many as 14,000 jobs this year, including the…Read more… Continue […]

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Your Reminder That a Hammer Is Often the Cheapest and Easiest Way to Fix Your Car

Yesterday, I spent hours of my afternoon stranded in an O’Reilly Auto Parts parking lot as my 1995 Jeep Cherokee refused to start. I swapped relays, looked through fuses, and even tried jumping the starter motor, before throwing in the towel and calling a tow truck. But before it arrived, I attempted something dumb,…Read more… […]

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How to Prepare for a Recession as a Freelancer

There are lots of arguments for the respective benefits to freelancing versus full-time employment. It still seems like there are more freelancers every year, and fewer people get to choose. And in any case, one of the notable downsides of freelancing is the marked lack of stability.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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