MANUFACTURING

Auto Club of SoCal on Hiring Spree

About 1,600 full-time positions open amid travel ramp

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Mazda’s New Charge

CEO Guyton talks record sales, new EV and on culture driving results

California dealers will see the MX-30 model first as sales in Europe show promise for the new crossover vehicle

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Dendreon Plots Reinvention as Contract Manufacturer

Cancer Drugmaker Seeks Cell Therapy Partners

Dendreon Pharmaceuticals is looking to leverage its expertise in cellular immunotherapy to bring in new business

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Midday Stock Roundup

Vizio, Staar Rise

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Anduril Industries’ Value Surges to $4.6B

DEFENSE: $450M boost for Palmer Luckey & Co.

Huge company milestones keeping investors interested as Anduril lands big defense contracts

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Chipmaker Mobix Preps To Ship First Product

Syntiant’s Busch, Octane’s Carpou Added to Board

Mobix Labs products will contribute towards the next generation of 5G wireless products that are expected to revolutionize communications

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Kia EV6 Electric Reservations Filled in a Day

Limited run of 1,500 first editions to be delivered next year

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Hyundai, Disney Link on Tucson Campaign

Combines characters from Marvel, “The Bachelorette,” “black-ish” and “SportsCenter”

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Kia EV6 Reservation Site Issues Fixed

Site to come back online June 8

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Mitsubishi Electric US Taps Corbo as CEO

1st non-Japanese in CEO role

Joined the firm in 1986, Corbo has worked his way up Mitsubishi Electric US over the years

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Midday Stock Roundup

Clean Energy jumps 15%; Alignment Healthcare falls

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May Marks Record Month for OC Automakers

Big gains seen during month

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BioDot Increasingly Bullish on Home Testing

DIAGNOSTICS: $84M for chemical dispenser maker

BioDot on track to exceed $40 million in annual revenue for 2021, surpassing 2020 numbers

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Orange County’s Path To Reopening

COVID: About half of eligible fully inoculated in county

Coronavirus numbers are at record lows in Orange County as vaccine availability helps virus mitigation

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Upstart Tarsus Pharmaceuticals Gains Confidence

Nearing Approval; Stock on Upswing

Clinical data demonstrates significant impact of Demodex blepharitis on overall quality of life as Tarsus inches closer to approval for its lead drug candidate

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