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Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

...the lowest hourly cost in the U.S., according to the Center for Automotive Research, an industry think tank in Ann Arbor, Mich. German auto workers earn about $52 an hour.Mexico also trumps the U.S. on free trade. It has agreements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/tariffs-wages-make-mexico-
Auto workers president rejects lower-tier of wages

...already have grown above competitors.An analysis done by the Center for Automotive Research, a think tank based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, shows that to be true, at least for General Motors and Ford.GM's total hourly labor costs, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/auto-workers-president-rej
Daimler spending $500 million to build new van plant in South Carolina, creating 1,300 jobs

...each now have more than 70,000 people employed in the industry, according to the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Jobs range from assembling vehicles and manufacturing parts to working at dealerships.In South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/daimler-spending-500-milli
Davis helps Baylor edge Texas to win 21st in a row

...Iowa (19-4, 10-2 Big Ten) raced to a win over Wisconsin (8-14, 4-8). NO. 21 RUTGERS 57, MICHIGAN 50In Ann Arbor, Mich., Betnijah Laney scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out seven assists as Rutgers (18-5, 9-3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-08/davis-helps-baylor-edge-t
College roundup: Texas Tech knocks off No. 9 Iowa State for first Big 12 win

...2-7), extending the nation's longest home winning streak to 36 games. NO. 6 WISCONSIN 69,MICHIGAN 64 (OT)In Ann Arbor, Mich., Frank Kaminsky scored eight of his 22 points in overtime, and Wisconsin (18-2, 6-1 Big Ten) held off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-24/college-roundup-texas-tec
Jim Harbaugh set to take over as Michigan coach

...announcement."I think we'll have some comments tomorrow," Harbaugh told The Michigan Daily, the student newspaper in Ann Arbor.The 51-year-old Harbaugh coached the 49ers to three consecutive NFC championship games and a Super Bowl. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-29/jim-harbaugh-set-take-ove
Falcons place Alford on injured reserve

...year ago.Lewan, a former standout at Michigan, pleaded guilty in October to being drunk and disorderly and was in an Ann Arbor, Mich., courtroom Monday for sentencing.In addition to the probation, Lewan was ordered to pay $950 in fines and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-15/falcons-place-alford-injured-
Michigan basketball team struggling like football team

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Just wait until basketball season.That refrain became an expression...past few months ? as football Saturdays turned increasingly dreary in Ann Arbor. Everything would be fine, the thinking went, once the Wolverines took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-11/michigans-struggles-arent
Michigan coach Brady Hoke isn't worrying about job security

...sporting headbands with their coach's name written on them in felt-tip markers, went on to upset the Wolverines in Ann Arbor later that week.Asked whether players are motivated to save a coach's job, Meyer conceded he hadn't thought much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-24/michigan-coach-brady-hoke
Super Bowl ads too serious on tone

...Nationwide doesn't treat customers like they're invisible.Naomi Zikmund-Fisher, a psychotherapist watching the game in Ann Arbor, Michigan, said the ad appealed to her."It sucked you in as a plot and then ruined it for her," she said.Another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-01/super-bowl-ads-too-serious-to