FCA-Google talks? Marchionne may have dropped a hintThu, 28, Apr 2016
Did Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne tip his hand at ongoing talks with Google earlier this week? During a call with analysts Tuesday as FCA delivered first-quarter results, Marchionne was asked about potential partnerships with nonautomotive companies.
VW to go to U.S. court to keep 160 Tenn. plant workers from UAWMon, 25, Apr 2016
Volkswagen said today it would go to a U.S. federal appeals court in an effort to keep the UAW from representing a portion of the company's plant workers in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Uber drivers' $100 million deal may set pace for gig economyFri, 22, Apr 2016
Uber resolved the biggest threat to its business by settling with California drivers suing to be treated more like traditional employees, a move that could have broad-ranging implications for companies across the sharing economy.
Ford supplier in Ohio agrees to UAW representationTue, 19, Apr 2016
Detroit Chassis, a company that supplies axles to Ford, agreed to let temporary workers at an Ohio plant join the UAW after they threatened a strike that could have hit production of large Ford pickup trucks at a nearby plant, the UAW said today.
Musk ahead of pace to profit from Tesla stock optionsMon, 18, Apr 2016
Elon Musk is ahead of schedule to get a huge payday from Tesla Motors even though he earns less than $40,000 in annual salary.
Daimler says German labor rules may push new tech jobs abroadFri, 15, Apr 2016
German labor rules may force Daimler, the 130-year-old inventor of the motor car, to create more software and technology jobs abroad as it strives to develop a new generation of driverless vehicles, a senior official told Reuters.
UAW election for VW skilled trades workers in Tenn. upheld by NLRBWed, 13, Apr 2016
The U.S. National Labor Relations Board voted 2-1 to uphold a December election by a small group of workers at Volkswagen AG's Tennessee plant to join the UAW, the labor board said today.
GM switches Michigan plant investment to KansasMon, 11, Apr 2016
A $245 million investment slated for a Detroit-area General Motors plant will go to a Kansas facility instead, leaving one of GM's primary small-vehicle factories with a light workload.
Tough competition for talent driving wage growth in dealershipsMon, 11, Apr 2016
The dealership labor market is tightening as retailers hire additional employees and pay them more, the annual NADA Data report shows. The trend adds to the pressure dealers face to come up with better ways to recruit and retain talent.
GM riles union with decision to scrap Impala output in S. KoreaTue, 05, Apr 2016
The trade union that represents most workers at GM's South Korea operations will contest the automaker's decision not to build Impala sedans in the country, amplifying tension in labor relations ahead of annual wage talks between management and union.
UAW net assets fell 3.7 percent in 2015, filing showsThu, 31, Mar 2016
The UAW reported a 3.7 percent decline in net assets to $935.6 million by year-end 2015, according to the union's annual filing with the U.S. Department of Labor.