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  • Apr 2, 2015
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    Manufacturing Not Apple’s Core Business

    Buzz about Apple’s intentions got industry observers excited at the recent Geneva Auto Show, but global automakers remain unperturbed....More
  • Apr 1, 2015
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    Is UAW Willing to Give or Just Take?

    Wall Street is reaping most of the riches of America’s resurgence, why not give a little bit of Wall Street to blue collar workers? That’s the fastest way to help bridge the gap in income inequality....More
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    Hyundai Motor Chair's 2014 Compensation $5.2 Million  

    Chung Mong-koo's 2% raise reflects the automaker's lackluster 2014 earnings stemming from a weak yen and ruble....More
  • Newswire

    Faurecia, Dongfeng Form Chinese Car-Parts Production JV  

    French parts-maker Faurecia says it intends to sell components to Dongfeng and the Chinese automaker's automaking partners Peugeot, Nissan, Honda and Kia....More
  • Newswire

    PSA's CEO Says Merger Off Table Pending Turnaround  

    Carlos Tavares, CEO of the French automaker, says "it's a little bit early" to consider a merger while its recovery continues....More
  • Newswire

    Ford CEO Fields' 2014 Salary, Compensation Totals $18.6 Million  

    Fields' compensation is based in part on a Ford formula for meeting performance targets, of which 91% were met last year, compared with 112% in 2013....More
  • Newswire

    U.S. Omitted From Initial Mercedes Plans for Midsize Pickup  

    The German automaker compares its foray into the increasingly popular pickup segment with its successful introduction of M-Class premium SUVs....More
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    UAW Debating Plan to Fight Automakers' 2-Tier Wages  

    UAW leaders are calling for "bridging the gap" between the two wage levels paid to Detroit Three hourly workers, but some delegates to the union's bargaining convention want the pay gap eliminated....More
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    Rupiah Down, Japan's Interest in Indonesia Production Up  

    With the weakening rupiah depressing imports, Japanese automakers instead are investing in local production in what has become Southeast Asia's biggest car market....More
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    UPDATE 1-GM, Ford to ask UAW for new lower-pay tier in U.S. -Bloomberg  

    (Adds comment from GM) March 23 (Reuters) - U.S. automakers General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co are considering asking the United Auto Workers union to create a new tier of lower-paid union workers in their U.S. factories, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. The UAW currently has a two-tier wage system, that includes top-paid $28-an-hour assembly workers and the lower-paid second tier, whose wages top out at $19.28....More

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