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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.

Chicago mechanics OK contract, return to work after strike

Mechanics at Chicago-area new-car dealerships returned to work on Monday after agreeing to a new four-year contract on Sunday, ending a strike that lasted about seven weeks.

M-B tries to help dealers keep customers

As Mercedes-Benz adds programs to raise service retention, a new service effectiveness score may ultimately be tied to a financial incentive for dealers.

Bringing classic cars back to the dealership

Most dealerships shun older cars, but a few work on classics 30 years old and older. Here's why.

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