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Harley-Davidson Puts Stop to LiveWire Production

Harley-Davidson Puts Stop to LiveWire Production

Harley-Davidson suffered another setback with its first-ever battery-electric motorcycle, LiveWire, stopping production of new cycle due to a production problem. The Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker discovered a “non-standard condition” with LiveWire, forcing the...
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...
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...
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...
GM’s Third Quarter Sales Fall in China

GM’s Third Quarter Sales Fall in China

As General Motors watches as much as an estimated $50 million disappear due to the UAW strike, it got more bad news as its third quarter sales in China fell 17.5%. It’s the fifth straight quarterly sales decline for the company. GM delivered 689,531 vehicles in China...