VW targets $4.1 billion in cost cuts, report saysThu, 20, Oct 2016
Volkswagen is targeting about 3.7 billion euros ($4.1 billion) of cost cuts at its core VW brand by 2021 as it wrestles with labor leaders over a turnaround plan, sources told Reuters. The targeted savings would be in addition to a 5-billion-euro efficiency program announced by VW in 2014.
As Unifor-Ford talks kick off, workers scoff at pattern dealMon, 17, Oct 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias was able to persuade General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to invest in Canada. Now the biggest remaining hurdle for the head of Canada's auto workers union may be Ford workers themselves.
GM invests millions in Mexico as Ford absorbs Trump's blowsFri, 14, Oct 2016
After watching Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump bash Ford for moving jobs to Mexico, GM has pushed ahead with its own expansion. It just hasn't said as much as Ford. GM is advancing on an $800 million investment for its global small-car lineup that includes a factory retooling in San Luis Potosi state. That plant and another Mexico factory will also build the redesigned Chevy Equinox crossover.
Canadian FCA workers approve 4-year contractSun, 16, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles workers represented by the Canadian union Unifor on Sunday ratified a new four-year labor contract with the automaker, which pledged more than $251 million in investments.
Hyundai reaches tentative wage deal with South Korean unionWed, 12, Oct 2016
Hyundai reached a tentative wage pact with its South Korean labor union today, a union official told Reuters, after the automaker's worst-ever industrial strike disrupted output at its key domestic production base.
FCA to invest in Canada plants under tentative Unifor dealTue, 11, Oct 2016
The aging paint shop at Fiat Chrysler's Brampton, Ontario, assembly plant will be gutted and rebuilt in 2017 as part of the tentative labor deal the automaker and Unifor reached on Monday, a significant victory for the union following weeks of contentious talks.
FCA talks with Canadian union still in 'preliminary stages'Wed, 05, Oct 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias said today that negotiations with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles remain in the “preliminary stages” as the Oct. 10 strike deadline looms.
FCA’s labor talks in Canada, like GM’s, to focus on plantsWed, 28, Sep 2016
Securing investments at key Canadian plants is again Unifor's top priority in the latest round of labor negotiations with the Detroit 3, this time with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Negotiations between Unifor and FCA resumed this week after General Motors workers ratified a four-year contract on Sunday.
Canadian GM workers ratify 4-year labor contractSun, 25, Sep 2016
General Motors workers represented by Canadian union Unifor ratified a four-year contract with the automaker that includes $421 million (C$554 million) in investments and a key change to pension plans for new hires. About 65 percent of workers approved the contract, Unifor said.
Hyundai union stages first full strike in 12 yearsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Hyundai Motor's South Korean labor union staged its first full nationwide strike in 12 years today over stalled wage talks, putting the automaker's earnings and sales targets at risk.
FCA is next target for Unifor labor talksThu, 22, Sep 2016
Canadian union Unifor today selected Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as its next target in negotiations with the Detroit 3. Negotiations will begin if the union's tentative deal with General Motors is ratified when workers vote on Sunday.
Unifor's Dias mulls Ford or FCA as next target; details of GM agreement emergeWed, 21, Sep 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias said today there is no definitive timetable as to when he will select the union's next negotiating target, as details about the tentative pact with General Motors begin to emerge. Dias said he will sit down with both Ford and FCA to discuss Unifor's deal with GM before deciding which company to negotiate with next.