GM Recalls 640K Pickups; Seat Belts Can Cause Carpet FiresGeneral Motors is recalling over 640,000 pickup trucks worldwide because hot gas from a high-tech seat belt can set the carpeting on fire.
UAW Moves To Oust President From UnionLeaders of the United Auto Workers union are trying to force President Gary Jones and Regional Director Vance Pearson out of office due to a widening federal bribery and embezzlement probe.
GM Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Union BribesGeneral Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union.
Feds Met With UAW Official About Corruption ChargesFederal prosecutors in Detroit say they traveled to St. Louis last week to provide documents and determine if a United Auto Workers official would consider a plea deal in a corruption investigation.
Auto Union Opens Talks With Fiat Chrysler; Strike PossibleThe United Auto Workers union on Monday turned its bargaining focus to Fiat Chrysler, raising the possibility of another strike against a Detroit automaker.
Ford Recalls F-150s; Loose Cable Can Cause Stalling Or FiresFord is recalling over 168,000 F-150 pickup trucks in North America to fix an electrical problem that could cause engine stalling or fires.
Fire Danger Causes Nissan To Recall Over 394K VehiclesNissan is recalling over 394,000 vehicles in the U.S. because a brake fluid leak could cause them to catch fire.
Union Enacts Ethics Reforms In Wake Of Federal InvestigationThe United Auto Workers union will tighten financial controls, ban contributions from employers and vendors to charities run by its officers, and hire an ethics officer in the wake of a federal corruption investigation.
Michigan Car Insurance Fee Falling To $100 A Vehicle In JulyMichigan drivers who want unlimited lifetime coverage for crash injuries will pay $100 per vehicle starting in July — a reduction from record $220 they are assessed now.
Ford Workers Appear Set To Approve Labor DealFord's unionized employees appear ready to sign a new contract, a move that would allow the automaker to avoid the kind of strike that recently hobbled rival GM for 40 days.
Acting UAW Head Says He'll Clean Up Corruption Found By FedsThe acting president of the United Auto Workers said Wednesday that a corruption scandal plaguing the union will get worse before it gets better, but that he's confident he can fix the mess and turn over a clean house to the next leader.
A Top United Auto Workers Officer Faces Embezzlement ChargesA high-ranking United Auto Workers official is facing felony charges of embezzlement and fraud, and prosecutors say that several top union officials conspired to steal more than $1.5 million from the union.
GM Recalling More Than 600,000 Trucks And SUVsGeneral Motors is recalling more than 600,000 four-wheel drive trucks and SUVs because a software error could activate the braking system, increasing the risk of a crash.
Fiat Chrysler And Peugeot Owner Announce $48 Billion MergerFiat Chrysler and Peugeot owner PSA Group have announced the terms of a $48 billion merger that would create the world's third-largest automaker and help spread the huge cost of developing electric and autonomous vehicles.
Ford, Auto Workers Union Reach Tentative Contract AgreementThe United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford after three days of intense bargaining.