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GM, UAW Reportedly Closing in on a New Contract

GM, UAW Reportedly Closing in on a New Contract

UAW officials said early Tuesday that is decision to summon its National Council to a meeting in Detroit was simply to update them on the state of negotiations, not that a new deal was near; however, now that GM CEO Mary Barra is at the table, reports are that the two...
Toyota Bringing LQ Concept to Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota Bringing LQ Concept to Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota Motor Corp. revealed it plans to show its newest concept, the LQ, at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show later this month. It will be part of the event’s “Future Expo.” The LQ is the next iteration of the Japanese automaker’s Concept-I, which it unveiled at the 2017...
UAW Summons Council to Meet in Detroit

UAW Summons Council to Meet in Detroit

The United Auto Workers has summoned its General Motors Council leaders from around the country to Detroit for special meeting this week for an update on the costly monthlong strike against GM. The official agenda for the meeting issued by the union calls for an a...
Harley-Davidson Puts Stop to LiveWire Production

Harley-Davidson Puts Stop to LiveWire Production

Harley-Davidson suffered another setback with its first-ever battery-electric motorcycle, LiveWire, stopping production of new cycle due to a production problem. The Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker discovered a “non-standard condition” with LiveWire, forcing the...
September Auto Sales Fall in China

September Auto Sales Fall in China

While the U.S. and China continue to try to work through their differences on a new trade agreement, the two largest automotive markets in the world remain in lockstep as China’s new vehicle sales in mirrored those of the U.S. in September: down. Total auto sales fell...
No Movement During Weekend on GM, UAW Negotiations

No Movement During Weekend on GM, UAW Negotiations

With the strike by more than 48,000 union members set to enter its fifth full week, the United Auto Workers and General Motors made little headway in talks that center on the union’s new contract. The UAW also moved to underscore its determination by raising the...
Genesis Names Former Audi President Del Rosso CEO

Genesis Names Former Audi President Del Rosso CEO

Hyundai’s luxury unit, Genesis Motors North America ended its hunt for a new CEO, selecting former Audi of America president Mark Del Rosso. He begins his tenure Oct. 21. Much of Del Rosso’s 25-year career has been spent at luxury automakers. He enjoyed two stints at...