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GM, UAW Talks Bog Down as Sides Clash on Plant Closings

GM, UAW Talks Bog Down as Sides Clash on Plant Closings

Negotiations between the United Auto Workers and General Motors remain stuck in neutral as the talks deadlocked due to the union demands for more investment and guarantees against plant closings, which the union has defined as job security. “All of us here, in this...
GM-UAW Talks Bog Down — Again

GM-UAW Talks Bog Down — Again

A resolution to the United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motor Co. once again proved elusive over the weekend as the walkout by 48,000 GM employees entered its fourth week. Terry Dittes, the chief bargainer for the UAW, expressed optimism Oct. 4, noting that...
Big Three Q3 Sales: Ford Down, FCA Even, GM Up

Big Three Q3 Sales: Ford Down, FCA Even, GM Up

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. reported that sales held steady during the third quarter while those of Ford Motor Co. dropped in line with analysts’ forecasts while strike-bound General Motors Co. sales rose while the company offered only a minimum of third quarter...
UAW Leaders Reject GM’s Latest Contract Proposal

UAW Leaders Reject GM’s Latest Contract Proposal

The United Auto Workers has flatly rejected General Motors lasts contract proposal. In a letter to Local Union president, Terry Dittes, the union’s top negotiator, said the company had presented union negotiators with a broad proposal on the evening of Sept. 30. The...
GM, UAW Talks Going Nowhere Fast

GM, UAW Talks Going Nowhere Fast

General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers still haven’t been able to come up with a resolution to the labor dispute that has forced GM to reduce production in Mexico for the first time since the UAW’s strike against last month. GM announced the temporary layoff...
First Drive: 2019 Ford F-150 Lariat

First Drive: 2019 Ford F-150 Lariat

When all is said and done the F-150 is undoubtedly the most famous vehicle built – save the Mustang – by the Ford Motor Co. since Henry Ford brought out the Model T more than 100 years ago. But the F-150 pickup has been the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for more...