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Young at heart? Mercedes cultivates its aging work force

Too slow, inflexible, forgetful, always off sick -- those are some attitudes about older workers that Mercedes-Benz is trying to dispel.


Automakers burned as U.S.-China spat flares

Fears of a full-blown global trade war moved closer to reality last week as the United States delivered on a threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports,

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Automakers burned as U.S.-China spat flares

Fears of a full-blown global trade war moved closer to reality last week as the United States delivered on a threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports,

Visteon CEO battle: 'Vendetta' or get-tough stance?

Visteon, in disclosing the online porn and prostitution pursuits of former CEO Tim Leuliette, appears to have joined a movement among corporations to air executive indiscretions rather than sweep them under the rug.

UPDATED: 6/15/18 5:54 pm ET - adds details
GM exploring strategic options, possible spin-off of Cruise unit

GM has begun researching strategic options for Cruise Automation that include a public sale of shares, listing a separate tracking stock, or spinning off the unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. GM won't make a decision until Cruise is further along in development and may not take any action for a couple of years, if at all.

VW board to discuss Audi CEO probe, report says

VW Group's supervisory board will discuss an investigation by German prosecutors into Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, as the automaker weighs how to tackle the latest fallout from its emissions scandal, Reuters reported.


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