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UAW cites some progress in GM talks

UAW cites some progress in GM talks

With the union's strike against the automaker set to enter its fifth day, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes also cautioned that several issues remain unresolved and negotiations aimed at ending the walkout could stretch into the weekend and beyond.


Key Democrats ask if Trump interfered in antitrust probe of Calif. emissions pact

Key Democrats ask if Trump interfered in antitrust probe of Calif. emissions pact

Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers want the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions.


AV race opens door to agile, ambitious startups

AV race opens door to agile, ambitious startups

Solutions to make autonomous vehicles a reality will come from places like Switzerland and China as much as Germany and Silicon Valley.


GM to idle Oshawa factory due to UAW strike, union says

GM to idle Oshawa factory due to UAW strike, union says

Workers at the Oshawa factory complete final assembly of previous-model Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.


Tesla, state regulators sued by New Jersey dealer association

Tesla, state regulators sued by New Jersey dealer association

The New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers says the state is not addressing violations of franchise, dealer licensing and consumer protection laws by Tesla.


Feds sue Okla. dealership over allegation of hiring discrimination

Feds sue Okla. dealership over allegation of hiring discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit on behalf of a sales associate who said that because of her gender, she was not hired during an ownership change.


Rivian lands Amazon order for 100,000 delivery vehicles

Rivian lands Amazon order for 100,000 delivery vehicles

The electric vehicle startup said the first Amazon delivery vehicles are expected to be on the road in 2021. The order is part of Amazon's goal to become net carbon neutral by 2040.


U.S. revokes Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars

U.S. revokes Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars

Rescinding California's authority to set its own standards is part of a multipronged battle by the Trump administration to counter the state's efforts to reshape the mix of vehicles driven by Americans. The move foreshadows a legal battle that will affect the auto industry and consumers.


BMW should buy Jaguar Land Rover, Bernstein analysts say

BMW should buy Jaguar Land Rover, Bernstein analysts say

Jaguar Land Rover could lower operating and other costs substantially under the wing of a cash-rich bigger partner such as BMW, a Bernstein research note said.


Former British Leyland chief Edwardes dies at age 88

Former British Leyland chief Edwardes dies at age 88

Sir Michael Edwardes steered the British Leyland auto group during its troubled last years.