Ford CEO Farley Wants to Make Quality Job 1 Again

Ford CEO Farley Wants to Make Quality Job 1 Again

Ford’s new CEO Jim Farley has plenty of challenges facing him in the coming year, and many of them can be traced back to the automaker’s ongoing quality and reliability issues that are hurting both its reputation and its bottom line. The depth of the problem was...
Former UAW VP, GM Director Ashton Gets 30-Month Sentence

Former UAW VP, GM Director Ashton Gets 30-Month Sentence

Former United Auto Workers Vice President Joe Ashton, who also held a seat on the General Motors Board of Directors, was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his part in a scheme that stole $4 million earmarked for training and education of union members employed by...
Barra, Gamble Meet with President-Elect Biden

Barra, Gamble Meet with President-Elect Biden

General Motors Co. Chairman Mary Barra and United Auto Workers President Rory Gamble were among a small group of executives and labor leaders who met with President-elect Joe Biden, discussing the need for equity and worker safety as the U.S. economy begins to rebuild...
Unifor Members Ratify New Contract with GM

Unifor Members Ratify New Contract with GM

Members of Unifor, the union representing Canadian auto workers, ratified a new three-year labor agreement with General Motors that will bring truck production back to the GM manufacturing complex in Oshawa, Ontario, just outside Toronto. Unifor said in a statement...
GM Agrees to Reopen Oshawa Plant in Deal with Union

GM Agrees to Reopen Oshawa Plant in Deal with Union

(This story has been updated with additional information from GM CEO Mary Barra.) General Motors will begin building heavy-duty pickup trucks at the shuttered assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, under the terms of the tentative agreement with Unifor, the union...
Lincoln Now a Sedan-Free Brand

Lincoln Now a Sedan-Free Brand

Ford’s Lincoln brand has earned an interesting – and potentially dubious – distinction, the only major luxury brand to abandon the passenger car segment entirely. The last Lincoln Continental sedan rolled off the line Oct. 30 at Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant,...