Labor & Human Resources http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53309/more en UAW Persuades Detroit Three to Share New Wealth http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-persuades-detroit-three-share-new-wealth <div class="node-body article-body">A striking feature of this year’s talks was the union’s ability to win higher wages at a time when raises of any kind have been difficult to come by for most Americans, including those in relatively safe jobs, labor expert Harley Shaiken says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-persuades-detroit-three-share-new-wealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-persuades-detroit-three-share-new-wealth#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Chrysler Ford General Motors Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:06:00 +0000 1408681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Rejection by Belvidere, IL, UAW local helped scuttle initial FCA contract.</strong></p> Tennessee VW Workers to Vote on UAW Representation http://wardsauto.com/tennessee-vw-workers-vote-uaw-representation <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The UAW says 165 skilled-trades workers at the Chattanooga, TN, plant, which assembles VW Passat sedans, will vote Dec. 3-4 on whether to join the union, which lost a February 2014 election to represent all blue-collar workers. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/tennessee-vw-workers-vote-uaw-representation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Labor & Human Resources Wed, 18 Nov 2015 21:39:00 +0000 1405171 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Contract Proposal Hits UAW Headwind http://wardsauto.com/ford-contract-proposal-hits-uaw-headwind <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">With voting ending Thursday, the Detroit Free Press estimates a slight majority of union members who have cast ballots rejected the contract.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-contract-proposal-hits-uaw-headwind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:03:00 +0000 1404441 at http://wardsauto.com More Detroit Three Assembly Work Headed to Mexico http://wardsauto.com/more-detroit-three-assembly-work-headed-mexico <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">General Motors, Ford and FCA US are looking to Mexico to produce more small cars with a workforce paid less than their U.S. counterparts who are building more-profitable larger vehicles. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/more-detroit-three-assembly-work-headed-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America Analysis Industry Mexico U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Globalization Labor & Human Resources Production Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:44:00 +0000 1401631 at http://wardsauto.com VW Ex-CEO Winterkorn Steps Down as Audi Chair http://wardsauto.com/vw-ex-ceo-winterkorn-steps-down-audi-chair <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Martin Winterkorn resigned as Volkswagen CEO last month as the scandal over falsified emissions-test results unfolded, then quit Wednesday as Audi chief after similar allegations against the VW luxury brand surfaced. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vw-ex-ceo-winterkorn-steps-down-audi-chair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Industry Germany Miscellaneous Labor & Human Resources Restructuring Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:13:00 +0000 1399261 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai Motor's Chung Ups Stake in Family Business http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-motors-chung-ups-stake-family-business <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Chung Eui-sun, the only son of Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo, held only 6,445 shares in Hyundai Motor prior to last month's purchase of 1.85 million shares that raised his stake in the automaker to 2.28%.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/hyundai-motors-chung-ups-stake-family-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Industry South Korea Miscellaneous Finance Labor & Human Resources Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:08:00 +0000 1399271 at http://wardsauto.com Automotive Suppliers Promote Anti-Violence Training http://wardsauto.com/industry/automotive-suppliers-promote-anti-violence-training <div class="node-body article-body">“Beliefs can divide people but good values unify people,” says Antoine Raymond, president and CEO of French auto supplier ARaymond. “Everyone agrees that respect for others is the most important” factor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/automotive-suppliers-promote-anti-violence-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/automotive-suppliers-promote-anti-violence-training#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Autoliv Labor & Human Resources Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:36:00 +0000 1393841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Supplier Freudenberg-NOK&rsquo;s Michigan operation takes proactive approach.</strong></p> Ex-Apple, Mercedes Exec Joing VW to Lead Digital Strategy http://wardsauto.com/ex-apple-mercedes-exec-joing-vw-lead-digital-strategy <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Johann Jungwirth moves to Volkswagen from Apple, where he headed Mac Systems Engineering after serving as president CEO of Mercedes-Benz's North American R&D arm.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ex-apple-mercedes-exec-joing-vw-lead-digital-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Labor & Human Resources Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:21:00 +0000 1396911 at http://wardsauto.com Chinese Automaker Brilliance's Boss Jumps to BMW http://wardsauto.com/chinese-automaker-brilliances-boss-jumps-bmw <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Olaf Kastner succeeds Karsten Engel as chief of BMW's China business, having served previously as head of the joint venture between the German automaker and local manufacturer Brilliance. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/chinese-automaker-brilliances-boss-jumps-bmw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Industry China Miscellaneous Globalization Labor & Human Resources Mon, 09 Nov 2015 07:49:00 +0000 1395421 at http://wardsauto.com Embracing Diversity Can Turn Automakers Into Mobility Leaders http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/embracing-diversity-can-turn-automakers-mobility-leaders <div class="field-byline"> Juncal Garrido </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The distinctive profile of the automotive executive may well be a factor in the industry’s success to date. Yet there are elements in this profile that may hinder – rather than enable – fundamental transformation. Today’s “car guys” need to evolve.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/embracing-diversity-can-turn-automakers-mobility-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/embracing-diversity-can-turn-automakers-mobility-leaders#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional Industry HMI U.S. Technology IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Auto Makers Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Labor & Human Resources Wed, 04 Nov 2015 12:24:00 +0000 1388921 at http://wardsauto.com