UAW, IG Metall push for U.S. 'works councils'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
A new partnership between the UAW and Germany's giant IG Metall autoworker union plans to advocate for German-style works councils or similar arrangements in the United States.

UAW ratifies national labor pact with GM

6:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015 | UPDATED: 11/20/15 11:50 pm ET - adds Ford ratification
The UAW ratified a new four-year labor agreement with GM, ending two weeks of deliberations amid opposition to the deal from skilled-trades workers.

Land Rover Defender ends 70-year run ferrying farmers and royals

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender will end early next year.

Ford recalls 451,865 Fusions, Mercury Milans for potential fuel tank problem

10:22 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Ford is recalling 451,865 Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans from the 2010 and 2011 model years to fix a potential fuel tank problem that could lead to...

Ford latest automaker to stop using Takata airbag inflators

11:37 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Ford will become the fourth automaker to stop using certain Takata airbag inflators.

Toyota monitoring suppliers to ensure disaster readiness

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
When Hurricane Patricia slammed into Mexico last month, it offered Toyota Motor Corp. an opportunity to test its supplier monitoring system.

Restructured Renesas seeks its footing on platforms

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Renesas is no longer bleeding red ink, but it faces stiffer competition than ever.

Why Toyota offers 2 battery choices in next Prius

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Toyota is offering two battery choices in the upcoming fourth-generation Prius.


German auto firms try to nurture Silicon Valley boldness

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2015
German automakers and suppliers fear that America's audacious tech companies are grabbing the initiative within the auto industry as cars become more...

Tesla recalls 90,000 Model S cars for potential seat belt defect

12:14 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Tesla Motors, unable to fully explain a broken seat belt discovered in early November by a European owner of the all-electric Model S sedan, has...

GM contract may yield flat per-vehicle labor costs even with hourly raises, study says

10:49 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
General Motors' labor costs per vehicle may decline slightly under the proposed four-year contract with its U.S.

Hyundai to recall about 305,000 Sonatas in U.S. for brake pedal issues

11:26 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
Hyundai plans to recall nearly 305,000 vehicles in the U.S.

Daimler to invest $375 million to build diesel engines near Detroit

10:59 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2015
The head of Daimler's commercial truck operation said the company will invest $375 million at a complex near Detroit to build diesel engines for...

U.S. probes Bosch in VW cheating scandal, report says

2:36 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
U.S. authorities are investigating German auto supplier Robert Bosch over its role in Volkswagen's massive scheme to cheat U.S.

UAW partners with Germany's IG Metall to push for better U.S. wages, union representation

3:10 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
The UAW and Germany's largest autoworker union, IG Metall, have joined forces to push for improved wages and working conditions at the U.S.

Japanese supplier INOAC agrees to $2.35 million U.S. price-fixing fine

3:35 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
Japanese supplier INOAC agreed to plead guilty to fixing prices -- and pay a $2.

N.A. auto production will remain strong in 2016, analyst says

3:51 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
North American auto production rose 1 percent in October and “should remain strong” through the next 12 to 18 months thanks to strong...

Ford contract rejected at 2 more plants; UAW leaders scramble to win approval

6:16 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015
UAW leaders are scrambling to save a proposed contract with Ford after workers at two large assembly plants overwhelmingly voted against it Tuesday.

UAW 'optimistic' Ford deal will gain approval despite setbacks

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015
UAW Vice President Jimmy Settles today urged the union’s members to vote for the tentative contract with Ford Motor Co.

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