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California Moves to Block Trump Fuel Efficiency Standard

California Moves to Block Trump Fuel Efficiency Standard

With the focus of the auto industry shifting west for the opening this week of the Los Angeles Auto Show, California is taking the lead in moving forward with a lawsuit that will block efforts by the Trump administration to roll back federal fuel efficiency standards....
UAW Members Ratify New Four-Year Deal with Ford

UAW Members Ratify New Four-Year Deal with Ford

Members of the United Auto Workers ratified a new four-year contract with the Ford Motor Co. that is patterned after the agreement the union reached earlier with the General Motors Co. The final tally released by the union showed that 56.3% of the union members voted...
Daimler Aims to Slash Jobs, Cut Costs

Daimler Aims to Slash Jobs, Cut Costs

Daimler AG is preparing to cut as many as 1,100 jobs as it prepares to deploy a new sustainable business strategy with a clear commitment to carbon dioxide-neutral mobility. “We are positioning the company for the transformation with a clear strategy for the...
New Vehicle Buyers Still Older Demographic, Study Shows

New Vehicle Buyers Still Older Demographic, Study Shows

One of the hot topics in the automobile business for nearly a decade has been the discussion around when younger buyers will start buying new cars. However, new research from Sivak Applied Research, which was founded by Michael Sivak, a former researcher with the...
PSA-FCA Plan to Retain All Brands After Merger

PSA-FCA Plan to Retain All Brands After Merger

If the merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is completed as expected, there are no plans to eliminate any brands that now belong to the two companies. PSA CEO Carlos Tavares, the architect of PSA’s turnaround who is in line to take the operational helm in the...
First Drive: 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i

First Drive: 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i

Utility vehicles, both crossovers and traditional SUVs, have taken over the American Road and it’s beginning to long for the style, passion and performance that old-fashioned sports cars and sedans brought to the garage or parking lot. But some utility vehicles do...
Workers at Chicago Ford Plant Vote Down Proposed Deal

Workers at Chicago Ford Plant Vote Down Proposed Deal

Ratification of the United Auto Workers tentative agreement with the Ford Motor Co. appears to have hit a speed bump as workers at the company’s big Chicago assembly plant voted to reject it by a decisive margin. The unofficial tally from the vote by both production...
Acting UAW President Plans to Listen, Rebuild Trust

Acting UAW President Plans to Listen, Rebuild Trust

The United Auto Workers’ new acting president says he is open to requests from the union’s membership to put UAW leaders on trial for misconduct. Rory Gamble, the UAW acting president, said during an interview with thedetroitbureau.com he is committed to doing what...