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General Motors Appeases the UAW

For over a month, the three major Detroit automakers (General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and Ford), have been negotiating new four year contracts with the United Automobile Workers (UAW). Thus far, only Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has come to an accord. However, General Motors (GM) is looking to appease the UAW with their latest proposal, and the outlook seems optimistic. The FCA cont

United Automobile Workers Step up To GM

United Automobile Workers (UAW) labor negotiations are like the World Cup, and United States Presidential Elections. They only come around every four years (though never on the same year), they are always hard fought down to the wire, seem to last forever, are fueled by money, and are frequently accused of corruption. The difference is, UAW negotiations are too boring to make ad revenue off of. Ho

United Automobile Workers Ratify the FCA Concordat

Three weeks ago, United Automobile Workers (UAW) rejected a tentative agreement reached with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). After lengthy negotiations. Sergio Marchionne and Dennis Williams had reached an accord immediately after extending the negotiations deadline two weeks before that. In response to the first rejection of a labor contract in 30 years, the two suggested another pact on October

United Automobile Workers Might Strike

The United Automobile Workers (UAW) Union is well past the September 14th, 2015 deadline for finalizing the Labor Contract, that is to be implemented for the next four years. Thus far, only Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is actively engaged in negotiations, the other two members of the Detroit Three (General Motors (GM) and Ford) are in a hiatus waiting for the least financially flexible of the t

FCA Sets a Precedent With United Automobile Workers

Negotiations with the United Auto Workers (UAW) Union has always been a source of strife in the American auto market. For 19 hours now, Sergio Marchionne in debate with Dennis Williams in order to reach an accord for wages and Healthcare, among other things. FCA’s negotiations with UAW Union are setting a precedent for the other major Detroit Automakers. This round of debate was much fairer than

FCA Future?

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been an unprecedented success considering all the hardship the auto group has had to overcome. Just the fact that the company still exists is an admirable feat in it of itself. Both Fiat and Chrysler were circling the drain not long ago. Sergio Marchionne somehow found a way to save all the companies in the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles family, and present them with passa

Might the Ford Ranger Return to the U.S.? (UPDATED)

UPDATE: In addition to the Ford Ranger, it turns out that another long-lost Ford model, the Ford Bronco, may also be reappearing in U.S. dealerships. As with the Ranger, the Bronco would go into production in 2018 at the Michigan Assembly Plant. For three decades, the Ford Bronco was one of the more popular SUVs on the market before some unpleasantness involving an ex-football player made the