Honda Changing Course, Will Build Its Own Electric VehiclesAlthough General Motors will build Honda's first two fully electric vehicles for North America, the Japanese automaker plans to change course and manufacture its own later this decade.
Rory Gamble, Who Led UAW Through Scandal, Pandemic, RetiresRoy Gamble, 65, became acting president in November of 2019 just after a contentious 40-day strike against General Motors, and in the middle of a wide-ranging federal probe of bribery and embezzlement by top union officials.
Ford Recalls Small Vans; Shifter May Not Show Correct GearFord is recalling nearly 205,000 Transit Connect small vans in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem that can stop the shift lever from moving the transmission to the correct gear.
Ford Expects Electric Vehicles To Be 40% Of Global Sales By 2030Ford expects 40% of its global sales to be battery-electric vehicles by 2030 as it adds billions to what it's spending to develop them.
Ford Production Cuts: Bronco Customers Alerted Of Truck Delays Of Up To 3 WeeksIn a letter to Bronco customers, the automaker said delays would last up to three weeks.
Former UAW President Dennis Williams Sentenced To 21 Months In PrisonThe former president for the United Auto Workers was sentenced for his role in the federal corruption case.
GM Expects Big 2021 Profit, Says It's Managing Chip ShortageGeneral Motors’ first-quarter net income surged to $2.98 billion as strong U.S. consumer demand and higher prices offset production cuts brought on by a global shortage of computer chips.
Ford Posts Profit, Says Chip Shortage May Cut Production 50%Ford Motor Co. posted a surprising $3.26 billion first-quarter net profit on Wednesday, but the company said a worsening global computer chip shortage could cut its production in half during the current quarter.
Ford Plans To Develop, Produce Electric Vehicle BatteriesSaying that it wants to control the key technology for electric vehicles, Ford plans to open a battery development center near Detroit by the end of next year.
U.S. Investigating Possible Air Bag Failures In GM VehiclesThe U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the air bags may not inflate in a crash on thousands of General Motors vehicles.
Chip Shortage Forces More Production Cuts By GM, FordThe global shortage of semiconductors has forced General Motors and Ford to further cut production at their North American factories as chip supplies seem to be growing tighter.
Ram Recalls Heavy-Duty Trucks For Fire RiskThe company says the 2021 pickup and chassis cab trucks have heater electrical relays that can short, overheat and in rare cases cause fires.
Chip Shortage Forces Ford To Build Trucks Without ComputersThe company says the pickups will be held at factories for “a number of weeks,” then shipped to dealers once computers are available and quality checks are done.
Will Work From Home Outlast Virus? Ford’s Move Suggests YesIt’s a question occupying the minds of millions of employees who have worked from home the past year: Will they still be allowed to work remotely — at least some days — once the pandemic has faded?
Fiat Chrysler Agrees To Plead Guilty, Pay $30M In UAW ProbeFiat Chrysler Automobiles US has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $30 million fine for a corruption scandal at the union that represents its factory workers, authorities said Wednesday.