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How a Longtime Auto Enthusiast Launched a Model Car Business

By Lynne Beverly Strang, Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs  Jim Cowen, 64, has loved cars and collected auto-related memorabilia for as long as he can remember. When he reached his 50s, the Chicago-area consultant decided to turn his passion into a business that … Continue reading

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Car Buffs Start a Business Offering 3D-Printed Auto Parts

As restorers and builders, Bill Hahn and Paul Vorbach often faced challenges when trying to locate rare and expensive components for cars.  They found help in an unlikely place:  3D printing The discovery led Hahn and Vorbach to co-found HV3Dworks … Continue reading

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An Auto Repair Business Enjoys Success — and Helps its Employees Grow

While Camden, New Jersey has been hard hit by unemployment, one of its business owners — Fausto Batista — isn’t about to lay off any employees. The 50-year-old Batista co-owns B&H International Associated, an auto repair shop that employs seven full-time workers and a fluctuating number of part … Continue reading

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102-Year-Old Plans to Finish Business Degree

Margaret Dunning already runs one business. Will she start another? That remains to be seen. For now, the 102-year-old plans to head back to the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business to finish the undergraduate degree she started about 80 … Continue reading

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