The United Auto Workers union is hoping the third time’s the charm at the Volkswagen assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In 2014 and again in 2019, workers voted to reject a union organizing bid. Now, the UAW is back as part of a broader effort to organize workers at more than a dozen non-union plants across the country. More than 1,000 of those at VW have signed cards that could trigger a third vote. More from Headlight.News.
The Biden admin. may give a critical boost to the auto industry as sales of battery-electric vehicles slow, temporarily lifting rules sharply curtailing the number of EVs qualifying for federal tax credits. But the senator who introduced the restrictions says he’ll fight any rollback, reports Headlight.News.
Just how far an electric vehicle will actually travel on a full charge compared to what each EV maker claims is always up for debate. However, the U.S. Department of Justice appears to be taking a closer look at Tesla’s range claims. Get details at Headlight.News.
Joe Biden became the first sitting U.S. president to join a picket line when he accepted UAW chief Shawn Fain’s invitation to come to metro Detroit and address striking union workers and march with them. Get the story at Headlight.News.