Unions & Trade Organizations http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53381/more en UAW-FCA Tentative Deal Goes to Rank-and-File for Vote http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-fca-tentative-deal-goes-rank-and-file-vote <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The UAW says the tentative contract sets the course for a return to traditional wages at FCA, eliminating the 2-tier pay structure over the course of the next eight years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-fca-tentative-deal-goes-rank-and-file-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/uaw-fca-tentative-deal-goes-rank-and-file-vote#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Chrysler Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:39:00 +0000 1367481 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>All workers move to Tier 1 pay within eight years.</strong></p> UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler Workers Skeptical of New UAW Deal's Impact on Wages http://wardsauto.com/update-1-fiat-chrysler-workers-skeptical-new-uaw-deals-impact-wages <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">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.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-1-fiat-chrysler-workers-skeptical-new-uaw-deals-impact-wages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:37:00 +0000 1366661 at http://wardsauto.com No Public Rallying Around Dealers http://wardsauto.com/dealers/no-public-rallying-around-dealers <div class="node-body article-body">NADA Chairman Bill Fox says misguided government policies can unwittingly hit car buyers in the pocketbook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/no-public-rallying-around-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/no-public-rallying-around-dealers#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Retail National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Regulatory Agencies Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:47:00 +0000 1365721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fox speaks to journalists after Detroit speech.</strong> <strong>At left, Jeff Carlson, NADA&rsquo;s designated 2016 chairman.</strong> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> UPDATE 4-Fiat Chrysler, U.S. union UAW reach tentative agreement, averting strike http://wardsauto.com/update-4-fiat-chrysler-us-union-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement-averting-strike <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* UAW Chrysler Council will meet on Friday to vote on agreement</p> <p>* Tentative contract was rejected by union members last week</p> <p>* Talks went down to the midnight deadline (Adds reaction to tentative deal, UAW member comments, background)</p> <p>By Bernie Woodall and Nick Carey</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-4-fiat-chrysler-us-union-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement-averting-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America U.S. Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Labor & Human Resources Production United Auto Workers (UAW) Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:29:28 +0000 1365671 at http://wardsauto.com Fiat Chrysler, U.S. Union UAW at Table as Strike Looms http://wardsauto.com/fiat-chrysler-us-union-uaw-table-strike-looms <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">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.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fiat-chrysler-us-union-uaw-table-strike-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:40:00 +0000 1365341 at http://wardsauto.com Malaysia’s Proton Eyes Chinese Partner for ASEAN Car http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysia-s-proton-eyes-chinese-partner-asean-car <div class="node-body article-body">International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Ka Chuan says a partnership would allow Malaysia to leverage China’s R&D capabilities and help the automaker come up with a competitive model for the ASEAN market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysia-s-proton-eyes-chinese-partner-asean-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysia-s-proton-eyes-chinese-partner-asean-car#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Australia China Malaysia Geely Proton Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Globalization Product Development Purchashing Supply Chain Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:16:00 +0000 1363861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Saga top-selling model for No.2 automaker Proton.</strong></p> UPDATE 6-UAW threatens strike at Fiat Chrysler U.S. operations http://wardsauto.com/update-6-uaw-threatens-strike-fiat-chrysler-us-operations <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds comments from labor professor, paragraphs 10-11)</p> <p>By Bernie Woodall</p> <p>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.</p> <p>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.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-6-uaw-threatens-strike-fiat-chrysler-us-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:01:33 +0000 1364711 at http://wardsauto.com 3 Anecdotes Show Wide-Ranging Effects of VW Mess http://wardsauto.com/dealers/3-anecdotes-show-wide-ranging-effects-vw-mess <div class="node-body article-body">NADA Chairman Bill Fox tells of a struggling dealer, a defiant driver and a cash-strapped consumer who sees an opportunity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/3-anecdotes-show-wide-ranging-effects-vw-mess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/3-anecdotes-show-wide-ranging-effects-vw-mess#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Volkswagen Retail Emissions National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:48:00 +0000 1364851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>VW dealers in tight spot, Fox says.</strong> &nbsp;</p> Automakers Keeping Pace as EU Raises Emissions Bar http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/automakers-keeping-pace-eu-raises-emissions-bar <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Burnyeat </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nils-Olof Nylund of the European Biofuels Technology Platform predicts automakers will meet the European Union’s 2020 target of 95 g/km of carbon dioxide, having largely achieved the 2015 target of 130 g/km.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/automakers-keeping-pace-eu-raises-emissions-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/automakers-keeping-pace-eu-raises-emissions-bar#comments Premium Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional U.S. Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM) Alternative Fuels Charging Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy Hybrid Vehicles Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1358141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>EV registrations in EU up 53% in Q2 from like-2014.</strong></p> Hyundai Makes Second Wage Offer http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-makes-second-wage-offer <div class="node-body article-body">Union sources say the offer includes a 98,000-won monthly salary increase, a one-time bonus of 8.9 million won and a colossal bonus of 4.5 months’ salary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-makes-second-wage-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-makes-second-wage-offer#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific South Korea Hyundai Labor & Human Resources Unions Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:18:00 +0000 1363531 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Union sources say the offer includes a 98,000-won monthly salary increase, a one-time bonus of 8.9 million won and a colossal bonus of 4.5 months&rsquo; salary.<o:p></o:p></b></p> Ghetty Images