Oshawa, Ontario GM Plant To Build Mysterious Second RWD Vehicle

The tentative agreement announced earlier today between the Canadian Auto Workers and the General apparently contains provisions for, among other things, increased GM investment in production of a new vehicle at the Oshawa, Ontario plant. Why does this plant sound so familiar? Well, it's probably because it's where… »5/15/08 2:40pm5/15/08 2:40pm

Canadian Auto Workers Claim Tentative Deal Reached With GM After All-Nighter

A spokesperson for the Canadian Auto Workers is claiming the union and General Motors have reached a tentative agreement on terms for a new contract after pulling a bargaining all-nighter. We totally remember those nights from our time in school. We're just wondering whether they used Red Bull or those… »5/15/08 9:40am5/15/08 9:40am

Chrysler Group Sales Speculation: UAW Mulls Chrysler Bid, CAW Says "Hell No!"

We read this morning in the Detroit News the UAW was interested in maybe making their own socialist-style private equity bid for the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid. Now that we've had a bit to digest that little bite of industry info, we're actually a bit interested in hearing more about this cockamamie »4/20/07 4:00pm4/20/07 4:00pm

Chrysler Group On the Crack Rock? Imperial On Track for Production

Cue the Fred Willard "Wha' happen'?" sample. Have Chrysler's problems engendered some sort of mass psychosis within the company's walls? Seems so, since they've decided to build the Imperial, which given the company's situation, seems like a case of throwing dumb after dumb, with an extra-large side of dumb garnished… »3/06/07 5:45pm3/06/07 5:45pm