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Electric cars get a charge out of Portland street

Electric car drivers will get a charge out of a block-long stretch of a downtown Portland street that's been dubbed "Electric Avenue," and it may also help the... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2011


GM profit doubles as global sales and prices rise

After years of big discounts, GM is finally getting a good price for its cars and trucks, and it's helping the company's bottom line. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2011


Factory orders dropped 0.8 percent in June

Businesses cut back on orders for airplanes, autos and heavy machinery in June, lowering demand for factory goods for the second time in three months. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2011


Manufacturing growth hits lowest level in 2 years

Manufacturing activity barely grew in July, falling to the weakest level since just after the recession ended, a private trade group said Monday. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2011


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