Tennessee Governor Leveled A $300 Million Threat At VW Over UAW Vote

In the run-up to the vote to allow the UAW to organize workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, there were accusations of shady dealings and general thuggery. Most of those accusations were aimed at labor activists, but new documents show that those accusations should have been made at the politicians. » 4/01/14 1:20pm 4/01/14 1:20pm

No Sign Of VW Plant Expansion After Workers Said 'No Thanks' To UAW

Two weeks ago, Volkswagen employees in Chattanooga voted not to unionize and become members of the United Auto Workers. So, uh, where are those plant expansion plans Sen. Bob Corker promised? » 2/28/14 7:00pm 2/28/14 7:00pm

UAW Files Appeal Over 'Interference' With Volkswagen Union Vote

In the next development in the UAW-Volkswagen episode, the union today filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board and called for a new vote from workers free of "intimidation" from third-parties. » 2/21/14 3:30pm 2/21/14 3:30pm

VW Labor Head Won't Support U.S. Investments Without Union

The UAW stinging from being unable to convince workers to unionize at Volkswagen's Tennessee plant is one thing. There's hurt over in Germany within VW's labor side over whether to even continue investment in Chattanooga. » 2/19/14 8:00pm 2/19/14 8:00pm

Union-Hater 'Joe The Plumber' Just Got A Union Job At Chrysler

Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher was just an ordinary guy living in Toledo when overnight he became the darling of the GOP after sparring with then-presidential hopeful Barack Obama in 2008. After riding a gravy train of Fox News appearances, stumping and a political run of his own, he's now back to being an… » 2/18/14 2:20pm 2/18/14 2:20pm

What Happens If Tennessee Doesn't Get Promised Jobs After UAW Defeat?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 2/17/14 9:30am 2/17/14 9:30am

The UAW Is Really Pissed It Lost The Volkswagen Vote

The United Auto Workers union is hopping, steaming mad over the fact that it lost the vote to unionize workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant last night. So mad, in fact, that they're blaming nefarious outside forces. » 2/15/14 2:20pm 2/15/14 2:20pm

Bugatti Trying To Unload $84.9 Million Worth Of Veyron Convertibles

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 2/13/14 9:42am 2/13/14 9:42am

Why Carmakers Can't (Or Won't) Just Idle Their Plants

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 2/12/14 9:30am 2/12/14 9:30am

Tennessee Republicans Will Kill VW Jobs To… Save VW Jobs?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 2/11/14 9:45am 2/11/14 9:45am

The Government Will Actually Make Money On Bailout, No Thanks To GM

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 11/22/13 9:30am 11/22/13 9:30am

Why The Germans Are Leading The Resurgence Of The American Auto Union

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 11/08/13 9:30am 11/08/13 9:30am