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UAW Launches Second Strike at Mack Trucks

UAW Launches Second Strike at Mack Trucks

Even as it struggles to work out a settlement with General Motors to end a strike now in its fifth week, the United Auto Workers Union ordered 3,600 hourly employees to walk off the job at Mack Trucks over the weekend. The strike “surprised and disappointed” the truck...
First Look: 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

First Look: 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

Long the laggard in the booming U.S. sport-utility vehicle market, Volkswagen is playing a fast game of catch-up, one quickly paying off as it defies this year’s downturn in the American automotive market. The German manufacturer rolled out its latest entry during a...
Rise of EVs Will Cost Jobs Across Auto Industry

Rise of EVs Will Cost Jobs Across Auto Industry

Early this month, Denmark proposed that the European Union completely ban the sale of gas- and diesel-powered vehicles. Closer to home, General Motors is expected to include plans to invest billions of dollars to add production of new battery-cars as part of its...
First Look: 2021 Chevrolet Colorado

First Look: 2021 Chevrolet Colorado

It’s easy to forget that, just four years ago, the midsize pickup segment seemed destined to dry up and vanish as more and more competitors tossed in the towel. It took two new offerings from General Motors, the reborn Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon siblings, to...
Tires May Be Major Source of Ocean Plastic Waste

Tires May Be Major Source of Ocean Plastic Waste

Ever since the automotive age began, tires have been a major source of pollution. There are hundreds of millions of them lying in dumps and landfills, often serving as breeding grounds for mosquitoes and other pests. And, when they catch fire – which is not uncommon –...