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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...
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...
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...
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...
After Some Optimism, GM and UAW Talks Grind to a Halt

After Some Optimism, GM and UAW Talks Grind to a Halt

Talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors foundered late Thursday despite a meeting earlier in the week between GM Chairman Mary Barra and senior negotiators from the company and the union. Barra had asked for the meeting, which is held in a conference...
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...