GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra told reporters Monday evening the company remains focused on its coming array of EVs, and that hybrids are not on the agenda — for the U.S. anyway. She also dispelled any notion of a looming retirement. Find out what else she said at Headlight.News.
Analysts predicted new vehicle sales results for November would be strong and now that the numbers are in, they were right. Some companies even enjoyed record-setting tallies for the 11th month of 2023. Check out the results at Headlight.News.
UAW President Shawn Fain has repeatedly talked about the UAW “bump.” It’s the wage increase workers at foreign automaker transplants received in the wake of the 25% pay hike UAW members got from GM, Ford and Stellantis. Now he’s looking to see if they want to join his “movement.” Get details at Headlight.News.
Few things make the heart race as much as a stylish, sexy two-seater. And since fewer are being made, it’s important to appreciate the ones that remain, like the 2023 BMW Z4 M40i. With a strong powerplant, excellent handling and the right amount of technology, this pocket model is a must drive. Get the full review at Headlight.News.
With all the buzz about the new midsize hybrid pickup coming, Stellantis latest EV almost got lost in the shuffle. The new Ram 1500 Ramcharger introduces Stellantis’ take on an electric full-size pickup — and its different. Check it out at Headlight.News.
During his weekly Facebook Live address, UAW President Shawn Fain made it clear that despite their cries of “Uncle!” the Detroit Three automakers still have a little more to give. He also made it clear the union’s ready to attack GM’s and Stellantis’ most profitable plants. Find out more at Headlight.News.
Union chief Shawn Fain said he’s changing things up. He noted the Detroit Three automakers were “gaming” the times he was announcing the next round of stand-up strikes, and submitting new offers just before he plan to reveal them. So, he’s going to Plan B: surprise announcements. Find out more at Headlight.News.
UAW President Shawn Fain broke his pattern of announcing expansions of the union’s stand-up strikes on Fridays when he sent workers at Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant to the picket lines Wednesday after Ford’s latest offer wasn’t significantly better from its previous ones. Find out more at Headlight.News.
More than 4,300 members of Unifor went on strike against General Motors early Tuesday after negotiators for the two sides couldn’t reach a tentative labor agreement in Canada. Find what’s got them walking the picket line at Headlight.News.
As the number of strikers rises so too does the number of layoffs. When workers walk, they end up impacting other plants, which end up shutting down. With no work for workers, they get laid off. Despite the downside, the UAW says the public is with them. Find out more at Headlight.News.
Ford CEO Jim Farley and UAW President Shawn Fain are pointing fingers at one another as the strike by hourly workers continues, in part, due to potential job losses resulting from the shift to electric vehicles. Read the story at Headlight.News.
Unsurprisingly UAW President Shawn Fain announced plans to send more workers at GM and Ford to the picket lines at noon Friday. Stellantis was spared another round of walkouts due to some last-minute progress in talks before the announcement made on social media. Get details at Headlight.News.