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UAW met with Nissan workers in Tennessee to convince them to unionize


Workers from the Nissan Motor Company auto plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, met with UAW representatives to discuss about organizing at the Japanese automaker's first U.S. factory. United Auto Workers is now actively trying to organize workers at two of Nissan's plants, as talks with workers from Nissan's Canton, Mississippi, plant have been initiated last spring. According to UAW officials, the two ...
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GM to invest $200 million at its global powetrain headquarters near Detroit
General Motors will invest $200 million into its global powertrain engineering headquarters in Pontiac, Michigan, and to shift work there from four other locations by 2014. The carmaker will build a ...
Denso planning to add 400 jobs in Michigan
Japanese auto supplier Denso is considering a plan to hire 400 new workers at its plant in Battle Creek and at its U.S. headquarters in Southfield. The $150 million investment is ...
Honda to invest $23 million in Marysville plant expansion
Honda of America Manufacturing will invest $23 million to expand its Marysville, Ohio plant where it will build the 2014 Accord Hybrid, the company announced. Honda Motor Company's U.S. unit will ...
Nissan begins U.S. assembly of the 2013 Leaf, introduces lower-priced version
Nissan announced it is introducing a lower-priced version of its Leaf EV as the company begins production of the car in Tennessee. For 2013, the world's largest seller of electric vehicles ...
2012 average fuel economy up 6 percent from 2011
The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year increased by nearly 4 mpg (+6%) from 2011. According to the Transportation Research Institute at The University of ...
2012 U.S. auto sales expected to be strongest in five years
U.S. auto sales are expected to rise 9 percent in December, making 2012 the best year for the industry since 2007. New car sales were favoured by easier access to credit, ...
North America car production to benefit from import replacements in 2014
WardsAuto estimates overseas-based carmakers will continue to shift more sourcing to North American factories. In its latest North American Light Vehicle Production Forecast, WardsAuto sees the outlook for 2014 increasing by ...
Ford to demolish 25 percent of its former Wixom assembly plant
Ford Motor Company is tearing down about 25 percent of its former Wixxom assembly plant in Michigan. According to Ford spokeswoman Becky Sanch, the automaker is currently in sales negotiations on ...
Toyota began exporting Venza crossovers from the U.S. to South Korea
Toyota Motor Corporation announced that its manufacturing subsidiary in Kentucky began exporting Venza crossover vehicles to South Korea last month. It is for the first time the Venza will be sold ...

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