Mechanics' union encouraged by new contract with Chicago-area dealerships

The union representing Chicago-area mechanics is encouraged by its new contract with local dealerships. The contract, signed Sunday, ended a seven-week strike.

Fake charity was tied to UAW-FCA scam, prosecutors say

Federal prosecutors seized $292,000 funds they allege were laundered through a fake hospice center in connection to corruption scandal by UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives.


New diesel cars no better for environment than gasoline counterparts, German officials say

New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than gasoline vehicles, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying.

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