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    UPDATE 4-VW Says Fuel Usage Understated on Some Models; Porsche Warns  

    The latest findings that VW understated fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, were disclosed as VW continues a broad review of its handling of all pollution-related issues....More
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    VW Against UAW Organizing Vote at Tennessee Plant  

    VW says it opposes the union representation vote by some 165 skilled-trades workers at its Chattanooga, TN, plant because the timing is bad, a reference to the diesel-emissions scandal besieging the automaker....More
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    Volkswagen Hires Opel's Ex-CEO  

    Thomas Sedran was interim CEO at the General Motors subsidiary in 2012-2013 and headed its Chevrolet and Cadillac brands in Europe until June....More
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    GM Beats U.S. Workers' Lawsuit Over Religious Holidays, for Now  

    The class-action case was dismissed after a U.S. District judge ruled the plaintiffs failed to show they could represent every employee potentially affected by GM's policy....More
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    UPDATE 3-UAW picks GM for U.S. autoworker talks after Fiat Chrysler deal  

    (Recasts with union choosing to negotiate with GM next) By Bernie Woodall DETROIT, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers said on Thursday it will negotiate its next deal with General Motors Co , after the union's workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV ratified a new pact....More
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    Sources Say VW Suspends Head of Main Transmission Plant  

    Sources say VW has suspended Falko Rudolph, the head of its main transmissions plant in Kassel, Germany, who oversaw diesel-engine development between 2006 and 2010 while heading the automaker's main engines plant in Salzgitter....More
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    UPDATE 4-VW veteran lined up to be North America boss quits  

    * Winfried Vahland, designated North America boss, quits * Leaves over differences of opinion over North America * Newspaper says at least 30 managers involved in cheating (Adds that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has joined other regulators investigation VW) By Jan Schwartz and Andreas Cremer...More
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    Former Exec at Chinese Automaker FAW in Bribery Probe  

    Zhang Xiaojun is suspected of taking bribes while servibng as an executive vice president in the Audi sales division at the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture....More
  • Newswire

    Winterkorn Reported Quitting All VW Posts  

    German media report Winterkorn, who quit as CEO last month after VW admitted cheating on U.S. diesel-emissions tests, also will step down as CEO of Porsche and chairman of Audi....More
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    UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler Workers Skeptical of New UAW Deal's Impact on Wages  

    Some workers complained that the first tentative deal put more of a burden on them and treated retirees unfairly, but the biggest bone of contention was over wages....More
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    UPDATE 4-Fiat Chrysler, U.S. union UAW reach tentative agreement, averting strike  

    * UAW Chrysler Council will meet on Friday to vote on agreement * Tentative contract was rejected by union members last week * Talks went down to the midnight deadline (Adds reaction to tentative deal, UAW member comments, background) By Bernie Woodall and Nick Carey...More
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    Fiat Chrysler, U.S. Union UAW at Table as Strike Looms  

    The U.S. union on Tuesday called for a strike against Fiat Chrysler's U.S. operations at 11:59 p.m. ET unless a new agreement on a 4-year contract is reached or there is movement toward one....More
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    UPDATE 6-UAW threatens strike at Fiat Chrysler U.S. operations  

    (Adds comments from labor professor, paragraphs 10-11) By Bernie Woodall DETROIT, Oct 6 (Reuters) - United Auto Workers members are planning to strike at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV U.S. plants as soon as Wednesday evening, the first work stoppage since 2007, threatening to bring manufacturing to a halt. A strike at its U.S. operations could cost the automaker $40 million a week in operating profit, said Sean McAlinden, chief economist with the Center for Automotive Research....More

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