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  • VW to build new crossover in Tennessee

    VW to build new crossover in Tennessee
    (Reuters) - Volkswagen will spend $900 million to build a mid-sized SUV at its U.S. plant in Tennessee, nearly doubling the factory's workforce, in an effort to revitalise sales in the world's second-largest auto market. VW said on Monday it had chosen...
  • Communist Party USA gathers in Chicago

    Communist Party USA gathers in Chicago
    A cheerleader for the Russian Revolution in the early 20th century and a leader in the labor movement during the Depression; hounded during the McCarthy era and orphaned after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Communist Party USA on Friday returned to...
  • Exclusive: Inside new CEO Mary Barra's urgent mission to fix GM

    Exclusive: Inside new CEO Mary Barra's urgent mission to fix GM
    Mary Barra, mother of two and the first female CEO of General Motors, sat silently while the parents of ten dead children unloaded their grief and anger on her. Some read prepared statements; others spoke off the cuff. One father unbuttoned his dress...
  • GM to make new engines, Cadillac SRX at ex-Saturn plant in Tennessee

    GM to make new engines, Cadillac SRX at ex-Saturn plant in Tennessee
    General Motors Co. will pour $185 million into a former Saturn car plant in Spring Hill, Tenn., to make a new generation of small gas engines to power some of its bestselling small cars and crossovers. The new engine factory line is a key element of the...
  • Big stakes as Ford starts production on 2015 Mustang

    Big stakes as Ford starts production on 2015 Mustang
    Ford began production of the all-new 2015 Mustang Thursday, and if it sells well the Flat Rock, Mich., assembly plant could add a third shift. There are some hurdles to overcome first. The sixth-generation of the pony car, which will be sold...
  • Conservative gathering welcomes Chris Christie

    Conservative gathering welcomes Chris Christie
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Gov. Chris Christie arrived at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday at one of the most difficult moments of his political career: The investigations into his administration's mammoth traffic jam continue,...
  • Chrysler goes Italian as Fiat pays $4.35 billion for full control

    Italian automaker Fiat plans to take full control of Chrysler Group by buying out the shares held by a United Auto Workers union-controlled trust fund. The union and Fiat reached a deal on New Year’s Day for the automaker to acquire the 41.5% of...
  • The Volkswagen way to better labor-management relations

    Works councils — elected bodies representing all workers in a plant, both blue and white collar — are acclaimed as one of the best, most innovative features of Germany's labor relations system. They have been shown to enhance efficiency,...
  • Twenty arrested at UC Santa Cruz as teaching assistants strike

    Twenty picketers were arrested Wednesday morning for blocking traffic at UC Santa Cruz as unionized teaching assistants and tutors began a strike at two UC campuses. The arrests came around 8 a.m. as the picketers, mainly graduate students, tried to...
  • 20 arrested at UC Santa Cruz as teaching assistants strike

    Twenty picketers were arrested Wednesday for blocking traffic at UC Santa Cruz as unionized teaching assistants and tutors began a strike at two UC campuses. The walkout at Santa Cruz and UC Berkeley is expected to extend for a second day Thursday and...
  • Two more arrests as UC teaching assistants' strike spreads

    Two picketers were arrested at UC Santa Cruz Thursday as a strike by unionized teaching assistants and tutors widened to all nine UC undergraduate campuses. The walkout began at the Santa Cruz and Berkeley campuses on Wednesday and expanded Thursday...