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    Kentucky County Passes Right-to-Work Ordinance  

    Warren County, KY, home to the General Motors plant that produces Chevrolet Corvettes, has banned unions from requiring members to pay dues in exchange for representation....More
  • Newswire

    Sources Say VW Ousting Product-Management Chief  

    Sources say the dismissal of Klaus-Gerhard Wolpert, who manages strategy affecting more than 100 models across Volkswagen Group, reflects efforts to raise profitability at its slumping core VW brand....More
  • Newswire

    President of Tesla's China Unit Resigns  

    Veronica Wu gave no reason for her resignation, which came a year after she left Apple's China unit to head the U.S. electric-vehicle manufacturer's operations in the country....More
  • Dec 10, 2014

    Want More STEM Grads? Kill the Stereotypes

    In India, top software engineers are considered as cool as top athletes. In the U.S., software engineers could not compete with badminton players in popularity, much less baseball and football stars....More
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    UPDATE 3-German carmakers unveil surprise changes to top management  

    * BMW production chief to succeed Reithofer as CEO * 49-year-old Krueger led BMW push into emerging markets * Other top BMW executive Diess bolts to Volkswagen (Adds background on next CEO and detail on BMW/VW strategy) By Edward Taylor and Andreas Cremer...More
  • Newswire

    Reithofer Stepping Down as BMW CEO in May  

    BMW says Norbert Reithofer, CEO since 2006, will by replaced by production chief Harald Krueger and then succeed Joachim Milberg as chairman of the German luxury automaker's supervisory board....More
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    VW Confirms Pro-UAW Vote at Tennessee Plant  

    The union for the first time won recognition at a foreign-owned assembly plant in the Southern U.S., but did not win exclusive bargaining rights for all of the plant's 1,500 hourly workers....More
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    JLR, Union Settle on Contract in U.K.  

    The luxury automaker says it sweetened its contract offer with a 4.5% pay increase in the first year of a 2-year deal....More
  • Newswire

    Legislation Would Encourage Auto Employees to Report Defective Parts  

    A spokeswoman for U.S. Sen. John Thune says the bill is meant to "incentivize whistleblowers" in the auto industry to provide information about faulty parts not previously known to government regulators....More
  • Newswire

    Ford Romania Laying Off 20% of Staff in 2015  

    The U.S. automaker cites a weak European market in preparing to lay off 680 people at its Romanian division, which has produced the B-Max multipurpose vehicle since 2013....More
  • Newswire

    UAW Expects VW to Allow Union Representation at Tennessee Plant  

    Volkswagen has no immediate response to the UAW's assertion that it will announce a new policy this week "that will lead to recognition" of the union at VW's Chattanooga, TN, plant....More
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    Ferrari's Former Chief Engineer Joins BMW  

    Roberto Fedeli, head technician for the Italian luxury automaker since 2007, joins BMW as it looks to strengthen its technological edge in its escalating competition with rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz....More
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