Ford plans to cut global work force by 10%, reports sayMon, 15, May 2017
Ford is preparing major cuts to its worldwide work force amid renewed efforts to hike profits and address the company's falling share price, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported, citing people briefed on the move.
How VW plans to achieve job cuts in GermanyWed, 10, May 2017
VW hopes to finalize plans this year to reduce its German workforce by a net 14,000 workers by the end of the decade without using costly severance packages, as the brand seeks to save 3 billion euros in domestic labor costs to help offset the costs of its diesel scandal.
To fix Opel, Tavares wants to avoid simple solutionsSun, 02, Apr 2017
VW's Diess wins labor backing for reform plans, paper saysFri, 17, Mar 2017
VW Group's powerful labor chief, Bernd Osterloh, said a dispute with VW brand boss Herbert Diess over how to implement reforms at the automaker's core brand has been laid to rest. "That's history," Osterloh told a German newspaper.
Continental CEO says jobs will be lost in shift to electric carsFri, 30, Dec 2016
The shift to electric vehicles will cost jobs at Continental, the supplier's CEO, Elmar Degenhart, told a German newspaper, but he said many of those jobs would be offset by new positions related to electro-mobility.
VW N. America job cuts fewMon, 21, Nov 2016
Mueller sees case for VW building own battery plant, report saysMon, 21, Nov 2016
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller sees the production of batteries for EVs and plug-in hybrids as a logical move as the automaker expands its production of greener vehicles after its emissions-cheating scandal, a German newspaper reported.
VW labor boss demands commitment to battery production, report saysTue, 18, Oct 2016
VW should commit to investing in the development and production of batteries for electric cars, the automaker's works council chief Bernd Osterloh said. VW is said to be mulling an $11 billion battery plant to rival Tesla's Gigafactory.
PSA plans 2,000 job cuts amid Brexit, diesel decline fearsMon, 17, Oct 2016
VW could cut 25,000 jobs over 10 years as workers retire, labor leader tells paperWed, 12, Oct 2016
Russia's Detroit blames Renault-Nissan for its declineSat, 14, May 2016
AvtoVAZ's new boss faces a tough job after Andersson departureWed, 16, Mar 2016
Nicolas Maure, brought in to turn around Renault-Nissan's Russian carmaker, AvtoVAZ, faces a tough challenge at a company where his predecessor, Bo Andersson, failed to stop sales from falling and could not overcome powerful vested interests among shareholders, suppliers and workers.