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UAW Strike Puts Trump, GOP in Political Bind in Key States

UAW Strike Puts Trump, GOP in Political Bind in Key States

By David Eggert and Sara Burnett | Sep 23
Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show solidarity. There were no doughnuts from Republicans.

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

By Tom Krisher | Sep 20
A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union wage, a person briefed on the matter said.

AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

By Michael Biesecker Tom Krisher | Sep 20
President Donald Trump and his team are distorting the facts in explaining the administration's decision to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks.

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

By Adam Beam and Michael Biesecker | Sep 19
One California lawmaker is already working on a way to preserve at least some of the state's environmental muscle: Rebates for electric cars.

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

By Rod McGuirk | Sep 17
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.

Talks Carry On but No Deal Yet in UAW Strike Against GM

Talks Carry On but No Deal Yet in UAW Strike Against GM

By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Sep 17
Talks continued into the night but there was no end to the strike against General Motors.

No Deal: Auto Workers Strike Against GM in Contract Dispute

No Deal: Auto Workers Strike Against GM in Contract Dispute

By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Sep 16
More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.

Activists Block Main Entrance to Frankfurt Auto Show

Activists Block Main Entrance to Frankfurt Auto Show

Sep 15
Activists blocked the main entrance to the Frankfurt Motor Show on Sunday in a protest against what they call the "climate and environment destroyers" produced by the auto industry.

U.S. Opens Probe into Nissan Rogue Automatic Emergency Braking

U.S. Opens Probe into Nissan Rogue Automatic Emergency Braking

Sep 13
The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that the automatic emergency braking on the Nissan Rogue can turn on for no apparent reason.

Merkel: Germany, Auto Industry Face 'Herculean' Climate Task

Merkel: Germany, Auto Industry Face 'Herculean' Climate Task

Sep 12
Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany's auto industry and the country as a whole face a "Herculean task" meeting the goals set for combating climate change.

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