Chrysler Group LLC and General Motors Co. announced plans to boost production and add jobs as U.S. President Barack Obama visited the Detroit area today to promote the government’s bailout of the auto industry.
Valiena Allison got a call from her bank on a busy morning two years ago about a wire transfer from her company’s account. She told the managers she hadn’t approved the transfer. The problem was, her computer had.
Chrysler Group LLC, the U.S. automaker operated by Fiat SpA , may repay its U.S. and Canadian government loans before 2013, allowing the Italian automaker to take a 51 percent stake, the companies’ top executive said.
Ford Motor Co. plans to triple North American production of electric vehicles and hybrids to more than 100,000 models by 2013 as it works to make a quarter of its vehicles run at least partly on electricity.
Chrysler Group LLC may hire more than 3,000 workers and add production shifts at plants in Michigan and Illinois in coming months to increase sales of some of its most popular vehicles, a United Auto Workers official said.
Federal Jury Convicts Michigan Doctor In $6.7 Million Medicare Fraud Case May 15 (BNA - Health Care Daily Report) -- Federal prosecutors in Detroit announced May 11 that a jury convicted a Detroit-area physician for his role in a $6.7 million Medicare fraud scheme. The Department of Justice said Jonathan Agbebiyi, an obstetrician/gynecologist from Sterling Heights, Mich., was convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and six counts of health care fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Sentencing for Agbebiyi has been set for Aug. 13. Each count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and health care fraud carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Prosecutors said Agbebiyi was a staff physician at three clinics that operated in Livonia, Mich., between 2007 and 2010: Blessed Medical Clinic, Alpha and Omega Medical Clinic, and Manuel Medical Clinic.