Unifor Members Ratify New Ford Labor Pact

Unifor Members Ratify New Ford Labor Pact

Members of Unifor, the union representing auto workers in Canada, ratified a new three-year contract with the Ford Motor Co. The final tally, according to Unifor, shows 81% of the union members voted for the new collective agreements that include $1.95 billion in...
Automakers Expected to Report Strong September Sales

Automakers Expected to Report Strong September Sales

Sales of new cars and light trucks continue maintain an upward trajectory on a month-over-month basis in September in the face of the pandemic and an increasingly sluggish economy. However, Bank of America analysts estimated that U.S. light vehicle sales in September...
ChargePoint Latest EV Company to Go Public in $2.4B Deal

ChargePoint Latest EV Company to Go Public in $2.4B Deal

The frenzy of electric vehicle companies going public has expanded to include related enterprises, namely ChargePoint Inc., which is going public in a $2.4 billion deal. ChargePoint, which operates a massive electric vehicle charging network, said Thursday it will...
Ford, Unifor Reach Agreement on Tentative Labor Pact

Ford, Unifor Reach Agreement on Tentative Labor Pact

Ford Motor Co. and Unifor, the Canadian union representing some 6,200 blue-collar auto workers at the company’s plants in Ontario, have fashioned a new tentative labor contract. Jerry Dias, Unifor president, in a press conference carried on Facebook, said details of...
Detroit Auto Show Organizers Moving NAIAS Again: Fall 2021

Detroit Auto Show Organizers Moving NAIAS Again: Fall 2021

The North American International Auto Show for 2021 is moving from its projected June date to now late September in what organizers are calling a “reimagined indoor and outdoor show.” Public days for the show will now be Sept. 28 – Oct. 9, 2021 with the media preview...
Insider Wins UAW Election for Board Seat

Insider Wins UAW Election for Board Seat

Despite the continuing scandal that has damaged the United Auto Workers’ reputation, the administration caucus, which has filled every top elected office for decades, is keeping its tight grip on power within the union. In the latest test of the caucus influence,...
Electrify America Moving into Home Charging Market

Electrify America Moving into Home Charging Market

After helping promote electric vehicles by siting EV chargers in cities and along highways, Electrify America is expanding its product portfolio with the launch of a new business unit called Electrify Home. The new unit is designed to help EV owners make it easier to...