Ex-UAW President Gary Jones Facing Criminal Arraignment

Ex-UAW President Gary Jones Facing Criminal Arraignment

Former UAW President Gary Jones will be arraigned Thursday on charges he conspired with key aides to embezzle more than $1 million dollars in union funds. Jones also was charged with failing to pay income taxes on the money stolen from the United Auto Workers. The...
GM Ready to Ship First Round of New Emergency Ventilators

GM Ready to Ship First Round of New Emergency Ventilators

General Motors is moving quickly on its ventilator production, revealing Tuesday that its first models for the federal government contract are ready to be shipped. The automaker secured a $489.4-million contract with the Trump administration to produce the much-needed...
Pressure on Automakers Rises as Shutdown Gets Extended

Pressure on Automakers Rises as Shutdown Gets Extended

The extension of the rules for social distancing and the shutdown on non-essential businesses through April is certain to intensify the strain on automakers, reducing their cash flow sharply as sales of new vehicles continue to fall precipitously. President Donald...
White House Set to Reveal Final Fuel Economy Rollback

White House Set to Reveal Final Fuel Economy Rollback

A long-simmering battle could come to a boil next week when the Trump Administration is expected to formally announce a rollback of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or CAFE, standards. President Donald Trump has long advocated reducing the guidelines established...
NHTSA Offers New Autonomous Vehicle Rules Proposal

NHTSA Offers New Autonomous Vehicle Rules Proposal

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is advancing toward some standardization of federal safety rules for driverless vehicles, asking for public comment on the potential mandates. The agency issued a notice of proposed rulemaking March 17, seeking input...