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US: study shows how two-tier wage system impacts the labor market


According to a new research material that comes just as United Auto Workers officials are scheduled to meet in preparation for their contract wage negotiations with the Detroit Three, GM and Ford have higher labor costs than Fiat Chrysler US. The 2014 labor costs study done by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) shows that, for example, GM’s US unionized auto ...
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US: study sees ignition interlock devices saving 59,000 people
A recent research material coming from the University of Michigan says 59,000 lives could be saved over the course of 15 years, together with $343 million if drunk driving would ...
Study sees US automotive market the richest in the world
While the American car market has yielded the honor of being the biggest single auto market in the world to China, the US remains the richest when the value of ...
US: study predicts massive auto recalls are not over yet
A new research conducted by advisory firm Stout, Risius and Ross has come to the conclusion that massive automotive recalls are poised to continue their high rate of appearance this ...
US: autonomous cars could reduce the car count in households
According to the latest report coming from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, self-driving vehicles could lower the car count in American households as they open up new commuting ...
US: average fuel economy climbs again, for the first time since August
According to the monthly report on average fuel economy of US light vehicles, courtesy of he University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, the figure finally improved last month for the ...
Europe: ACEA forecasts 2.1 percent climb for car sales in 2015
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) presented its early on full-year new car registration forecast, with the expected growth of 2.1 percent being slower than the overall pace seen last ...
Europe: suppliers follow the megatrends and rewards come in
Numerous European suppliers, such as Faurecia and Valeo have previewed a half to full decade window of increased expansion, mainly buoyed by the latest auto industry megatrends. The latest report shows ...
China: study reveals auto dealers leaving networks after 2014 profitability loss
The latest trade group research shows that auto dealerships have no reason to rejoice after 2014 tally, with more and more deserting the sales networks last year on losses. The China ...
US: study shows that customers still view mileage as a key selling point
The US economy has been growing and the auto industry has been recovering last year, with new car sales surging to 16.5 million units thanks to consistently low rates, consumer ...

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