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GM, UAW Negotiators Remain at Loggerheads on Key Issues

GM, UAW Negotiators Remain at Loggerheads on Key Issues

Despite meeting regularly since the strike began, negotiators from the United Auto Workers and General Motors appear stuck on key issues ranging from health care to pay for temporary workers and investments in new technology. The key roadblock to ending the strike,...
Expected Fed Rate Cut Unlikely to Help Auto Buyers

Expected Fed Rate Cut Unlikely to Help Auto Buyers

Despite interest rates falling for most of the year, the Federal Reserve appears set to cut them once again despite the concerns by some are concerned about inflation and other issues. Weakening economic data, trade disputes, and global uncertainties, the Fed is...
That New Car You Want Will Be More Expensive Than Ever

That New Car You Want Will Be More Expensive Than Ever

New vehicle prices have been rising fast in recent years and are now running closer and closer to $40,000 – but there are other things to consider if you’re looking to buy a new vehicle, and if you factor in things like interest rates and insurance, the typical new...
Deaths Caused by Red Light Runners Hit a 10-Year High

Deaths Caused by Red Light Runners Hit a 10-Year High

Residents of the Detroit suburb of Pleasant Ridge know to wait a couple extra seconds after the light changes to green at the intersection where busy Woodward Avenue meets the interchange with I-696. Almost every day, police are called out to deal with crashes caused...
Auto Lenders Likely to End Interest Rate Cuts

Auto Lenders Likely to End Interest Rate Cuts

In July, new vehicle sales in the U.S. ticked up slightly as buyers finally decided to take advantage of the good deals afforded them by three consecutive months of interest rate cuts by auto lenders; however, interest rates are likely as low as they’re going to get....
U.S. Auto Sales Hold Steady in July

U.S. Auto Sales Hold Steady in July

Sales of new vehicles held their own during July with help from cuts in interest rates and increased marketing efforts by carmakers, that are finding it more difficult to gain ground. Nevertheless, Toyota, Honda, Subaru and Hyundai all posted modest gains. Detroit’s...
Opinion: What’s Behind the Uber Marketing Massacre?

Opinion: What’s Behind the Uber Marketing Massacre?

It’s not been a good couple weeks for the ride-sharing industry, on the whole. Cruise Automation, the General Motors autonomous technology unit, has indefinitely delayed the launch of its self-driving service. And Lyft, the second-largest U.S. ride-share operation,...