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FIAT WRAPS UP PURCHASE OF CHRYSLER

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The UAW has helped settle two product and fiscal issues with Chrysler, Volkswagen and Fiat. New Year’s week brought strengthening by automaker Fiat of its ownership of Chrysler Group. The UAW in a sale of $4.35 billion managed to shift to the union’s employee healthcare trust fund the remaining 41% of Chrysler stock, making Chrysler […]

Hot Cars and Hot Topics

“Hot cars and hot topics” will permeate the 49th observance of the not-to-be-missed annual seminar of Dave Cole’s Center for Automotive Research August 5-8 in dynamic Traverse City, MI. Among the speakers touting “hot cars” as fodder for “hot topics” will be conference-chairman emeritus Dave Cole, son of the late GM Chairman and CEO Ed […]

Third Shift Set for Nissan

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For the first time since opening in 1983, Nissan’s assembly plant in Tennessee is adding a third shift at its plant here. With more than 800 jobs to be added by the move, Nissan will make a sizable increase in the North America-built ratio. The automakers plants in Smyrna and Canton, MS, will account by […]

Nissan Adding Third Shift To Tennesse Plant

SMYRNA, TN-For the first time since opening in 1983, Nissan’s assembly plant in Tennessee is adding a third shift at its plant here. With more than 800 jobs to be added by the move, Nissan will make a sizable increase in its North American-built ratio. The automaker’s plants in Smyrna and Canton, MS, will account […]