Aurora Business

Michael Horn, left, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., and Heinz-Jakob Neuber, member of the board of management for the Volkswagen brand, hold the trophy for the North American Car of the Year award for the Volkswagen Golf at media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

“Clearly the materials have a lot to do with the story of the truck,” Ford President of the Americas Joe Hinrichs said, though he added he’s “most proud” of what the material does for the vehicle’s capabilities.

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt hybrid drives on stage at a presentation during the North American International Auto Show, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

“What we really tried to do is take a lot of things that people love about owning a crossover and try and incorporate that,” said Stuart Norris, director of advanced design for GM in Korea, where much of the Bolt was designed.

In this Jan. 6 2015 photo, President Barack Obama speaks to media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.  Obama is dropping the qualifications that tempered his economic message last year, choosing a bullish new pitch that the recovery is strong and widespread.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

“They need to understand that there are reasons to be optimistic, that there is true, tangible, solid growth and that we believe it’s going to portend good things,” White House communications director Jennifer Palmieri said in an interview.

AURORA  | The city’s Oil and Gas Committee met Wednesday to learn about the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s tough new penalties for operators who violate state regulations. COGCC approved hefty penalties Monday that will allow the state to fine operators up to $15,000 a day who are in violation of the state’s oil and gas regulations. Last […]

Artist Dan Sorensen has a wall full of art displayed at Mu Brewery Jan. 5 as part of the brewery's gallery series. Since September, Mu has teamed closely with a handful of artists from the Aurora Cultural Arts District, allowing painters and other visual artists to display and sell their work as well as help create batch of beer unique to their taste and style, with the final product being tapped for a one-night-only launch event at the pub. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“What we usually do is talk to the artist in advance to try to kind of get an idea of what beers they like, so then we know kind of how to create a flavor,” said Nathan Flatland, president of Mu

A plane takes off from Denver International Airport as clouds reflect the colors of the sunrise in Denver, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan said even if that contract is approved, it does not negate a 1988 intergovernmental agreement between Denver and Adams County that says only airport-related development can occur on Denver’s DIA property

AURORA | A development firm selected in October to submit a proposal to revamp the decrepit Regatta Plaza has withdrawn its name from the process, according to city officials. McWhinney, a real-estate investment and development company most recently known for its work supporting the renovation of Union Station in Downtown Denver, dropped out of the city’s request for proposal process late […]

AURORA | Change is in the cold air in the days following New Years, though how long it lasts is always a bit questionable. Regardless of how long new “daily” gym attendance lasts, or how many days a new diet sticks, financial planning is one sector of life that requires a moment of contemplation this […]