Micheline Maynard


Micki Maynard is a Detroit-based business correspondent for the New York Times.

Micheline Maynard appears in the following:

Calls: Are Whoopie Pies Sandwiches?

Monday, December 15, 2014

How do you get an indecisive group to go to your preferred restaurant? If your friends say your salsa’s too spicy should you make milder salsa or get spicier friends? We take your calls!

Should the Word 'Bossy' be Banned?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Sheryl Sandberg is tired of the word "bossy," so much so that she's launching a campaign against it. Sandberg says "the other B-word" discourages girls from thinking of themselves in ...

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Money Talking: Fuel Efficiency Standards

Friday, August 31, 2012

As Republicans gathered for their national convention in Tampa this week, President Barack Obama stole some of their thunder by announcing that automakers will have to nearly double the fuel efficiency of cars and trucks by 2025.

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Transportation Sec. Levies Heavy Fine on Toyota Corp.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

In a statement released yesterday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he intends to levy a $16.4 million fine, the largest allowed by law, against embattled, multinational Toyota Motor Company.  


Toyota's Recall Woes Continue, Prius May Be Next

Monday, February 08, 2010

Toyota's popular hybrid, the Prius, may be the next car to face a worldwide recall, according to news reports. The move comes at a perilous time for the embattled automaker, which is accused of responding too slowly to safety concerns. 

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Security Questions After Christmas Bomb Attempt

Monday, December 28, 2009

Concerns about the safety of airline travel are still running high this morning after a 23-year-old Nigerian man, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, allegedly attempted to detonate explosives...

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General Motors Asks CEO Henderson to Resign

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson has been asked to step down only eight months after taking the helm of the embattled automaker. The announcement came following a GM board meeting o...


Foreign Companies Manufacturing in America

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

It might seem that globalization is a continuing and ominous threat to America's workforce. New York Times business correspondent Micheline Maynard, however, says foreign companies ca...


End of the Road for Saturn

Thursday, October 01, 2009

General Motors announced yesterday that it will shut down its Saturn subsidiary. The 24-year-old brand appeared close to being saved under a deal with former race car driver and Detro...


'Cash for Clunkers' Cashed Out

Friday, August 21, 2009

We’ve heard it before, but this time it might just stick: The Department of Transportation announced yesterday that the popular Cash for Clunkers program, which allows you to trade in...


GM Is In for a Wild Ride

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

GM executives are about to take a wild ride as the company restructures itself under bankruptcy protection. To describe how that process will work -- and if it will work -- is Mark La...


Restructuring the Carmakers: What It Means for Consumers

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Both GM and Chrysler will be restructuring their businesses under bankruptcy protection. After GM announced that it failed to convince bondholders to a debt-swap, the U.S. automaker a...


U.S. automakers facing federal deadlines

Monday, April 27, 2009

Chrysler and the United Auto Workers have reached an agreement that will allow the automaker to receive more federal funding. The deal eliminates some of the non-salary benefits the ...


Auto industry back in the spotlight as Obama steps up and Wagoner steps down

Monday, March 30, 2009

The Obama administration unveils its restructuring plan for the troubled auto industry today, and in a surprise move, GM's Chief Executive Rick Wagoner will be stepping down, too. For...

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In restructuring, G.M. bids farewell to brands

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

As part of their grand reconstruction plan, GM announced yesterday it was ending production of four car brands, including Saturn. This would seem to go against GM’s entire marketing p...

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President Bush offers loans to Big Three automakers

Friday, December 19, 2008

President Bush offered the American auto industry $13.4 billion dollars in short-term financing that will be drawn from the $700 billion dollar Wall Street rescue program. Another $4 ...


Live from Kokomo, the frontline of the auto bailout

Friday, December 19, 2008

After news that the White House is offering the U.S. auto industry $17.4 billion in short term financing, we check in with an earlier guest, Greg Goodnight the Mayor of Kokomo, Indian...


Auto industry downturn creates ripple effect

Thursday, December 18, 2008

When Big Three automakers went to Capitol Hill to plead for a bailout they used two words that are bound to inspire fear: Ripple Effect. We're taking a look at how grim news from the ...


Chrysler is in crisis, plans to close manufacturing plants for a month

Thursday, December 18, 2008

U.S. automaker Chrysler is in crisis mode. In the face of increasing economic turmoil and financial instability, it has announced plans to close its manufacturing plants for at least ...


GM's Saturn may be getting the boot

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Saturn, GM's star brand, has not lived up to its promise.

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