FCA concedes on Tier 2 without busting budget

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2015
Facing a costly possible strike, FCA agreed to a revised new contract with the UAW that includes a path to nearly full pay for Tier 2 workers.

Revised FCA contract deal boosts newer workers to top-wage status in 8 years

1:22 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2015 | UPDATED: 10/9/15 4:15 pm ET - adds Williams remarks
A new tentative agreement between Fiat Chrysler and the UAW provides a wage progression that will get lower-paid Tier 2 workers to the same rate of pay -- $30 an hour -- as Tier 1 workers after 8 years on the job.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says fired employees go work for Apple

10:12 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2015
Elon Musk called Apple a “Tesla Graveyard” where his fired employees go to work.

3 Nishikawa Rubber execs indicted by U.S. for price-fixing

5:03 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Three executives affiliated with Japanese supplier Nishikawa Rubber Co.

New FCA-UAW contract deal would raise Tier 2 pay to $29 an hour, report says

1:42 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Fiat Chrysler is offering so-called second-tier UAW members as much as $29 an hour -- up from $25 previously proposed -- under a new tentative...

UAW touts 'significant gains' after securing deal with FCA at deadline

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
The UAW and Fiat Chrysler reached another tentative agreement on a new labor contract early this morning, averting a threatened strike that could...

Why trouble for VW made in Germany means Mexico headache

10:07 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
As Germany warns of a disaster for domestic employees of Volkswagen AG, fallout from the company's emissions-cheating scandal threatens to reach...

Suppliers shouldn't pay for VW diesel scandal, executive says

11:27 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
VW should not try to make up for the costs of its emissions scandal by putting pressure on suppliers to lower their prices, the head of a German...


VW cheat software was switched on in Europe, report says

3:08 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Volkswagen's software used to cheat emissions tests was switched on in diesel vehicles in Europe, a German newspaper reported.

Fiat Chrysler workers skeptical of new UAW deal's impact on wages

10:51 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Workers outside the gates of a Fiat Chrysler plant in Kokomo, Ind.

Bosch's popular diesel engine software was not preprogrammed to cheat

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015
A popular diesel engine management program used by several top automakers, including Volkswagen AG, was not pre-programmed to detect when a vehicle...

Fiat Chrysler targeted with UAW strike deadline

11:54 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
The UAW notified Fiat Chrysler that it will cancel contract extensions under which 40,000 unionized workers have been working since Sept.


VW sued by West Virginia over clean diesel claims

6:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
West Virginia is suing Volkswagen AG for deceiving car buyers after the EPA said last month that the company had installed software to hide that its...

UAW's Williams calls out outside agitators, says more info coming on FCA talks

10:59 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
UAW President Dennis Williams issued a statement to his members regarding contract negotiations with Fiat Chrysler, taking to task outside groups...

Bridgewater Interiors names Ron Hall Jr. as CEO

3:42 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Bridgewater Interiors LLC appointed Ron Hall Jr. to CEO of the joint venture between Johnson Controls Inc. and Epsilon Technologies LLC.


Autoliv expanding into crash prevention tech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Autoliv Inc.


Making conventional vehicles more electrified

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Mahle, one of the world's top producers of engine components, is figuring out how to electrify the vehicle.


With QNX, BlackBerry finds more room in the car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
This year, QNX notched a huge victory by delivering the underlying software for the latest version of Ford Motor Co.'s Sync system.

Porsche trades a bit of heritage for efficiency

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
When Porsche's re-engineered 911 hits the U.S. next spring, it will bury another feature in the nameplate's graveyard of outdated technology.

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