Lake County News Sun Latest news from Lake County News Sun Online en-us (Editor) Lake County News Sun 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Harley-Davidson 1Q earnings up 18.7 percent ]]> Lead story image

Harley-Davidson’s first-quarter earnings rose 18.7 percent as motorcycle sales grew worldwide and efficiency efforts took hold. The Milwaukee company says global sales of new motorcycles grew 5.8 percent in the quarter as buyers responded to its new models. ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:36:01 -0500 <![CDATA[ General Motors seeks more protection from suits ]]>

General Motors Co. has filed suit in a U.S. bankruptcy court asking a judge to protect the company from legal claims for actions that took place before it emerged from bankruptcy in 2009. ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:38:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Earnings and corporate deals lift US stocks ]]> Lead story image

Corporate deals and some solid earnings reports propelled the stock market to its sixth straight gain Tuesday. Stocks are rebounding from a slump earlier this month when investors dumped high-flying biotechnology and Internet stocks. ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:12:28 -0500 <![CDATA[ Lake Forest gets two Zipcars, city’s first ]]> Lead story image

Need a car for a quick errand or the day? Two Zipcars are now available starting this week in Lake Forest — provided you’re at least 21 years old. The Mazda 3, called “Fresh,” and Jeep Compass, named “Colcord,” are located near the East Lake Forest train station in the in the southeast corner of the parking lot just north of Deerpath. ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 02:38:07 -0500 <![CDATA[ HealthReach joins with Erie Family to expand services ]]> Lead story image

Erie Family Health Center, a provider of high quality health services to underserved communities, will open two new, state-of-the-art health centers in Lake County. ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 02:37:56 -0500 <![CDATA[ UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote ]]>

The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen’s assembly plant in Tennessee. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:02:21 -0500 <![CDATA[ Buffalo Grove grad now brews Lagunitas in Chicago ]]> Lead story image

OVER THE BARREL: The aroma of boiled hops and malted grain paired with the humming of bottling lines Friday morning marked Lagunitas Brewing Co.’s official entrance into the Chicago craft beer scene. ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:40:45 -0500 <![CDATA[ Stocks log longest winning streak in six months ]]> Lead story image

The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:32:30 -0500 <![CDATA[ Documents detail another delayed GM recall ]]> Lead story image

General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:56:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Oscar Mayer wieners recalled over cheese ]]>

NEW YORK — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft’s “Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners” may instead contain the company’s “Classic Cheese Dogs.” The agency said the product labels are incorrect and do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. Those products were made with milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label. It said the problem was discovered by a consumer who notified Kraft on Friday. The … ]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:40:20 -0500 <![CDATA[ American can’t end retiree benefits yet ]]> Lead story image

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:21:04 -0500 <![CDATA[ Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem ]]>

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts. The recall covers SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:54:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Hertz spinning off its equipment rental business ]]> Lead story image

Hertz plans to spin off its equipment rental business into a separate publicly traded company called Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. The car rental company says it will receive about $2.5 billion in net proceeds from the transaction. ]]> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:08:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Judge won’t order recalled GM cars to be parked ]]> Lead story image

A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced. ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:44:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Ford to sell Lincoln cars in China for first time ]]> Lead story image

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities. ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:42:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Calendar ]]>

Thursday, April 24: Buffalo Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at 5 p.m. at Buffalo Grove Bank & Trust, ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:08:25 -0500