Volkswagen (VW) workers are claiming that the United Auto Workers (UAW) union used ‘misleading tactics’ in its push to unionize a plant in right-to-work Tennessee.
Electric plug-in vehicles, such as the Chevrolet Volt, will achieve the affordability of a traditional car in 2020, but only if the government cements a $7,500 tax credit for the vehicles, a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analyst said on Monday.
A trade agreement that has garnered broad support from a diverse array of organizations in the United States has drawn staunch opposition from labor unions and congressional Democrats.
Auto companies are expected to have sold 14.5 million new cars in 2012, a 13 percent increase from the previous year.
The Pentagon is buying Chevrolet Volts to help “green up” the military—while propping up sales of the bailed-out automaker’s most politicized car.
Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm will speak to the Democratic National Convention tonight as part of a lineup of “power women.”
GM is practically giving away the Chevy Volt, but that has not been enough to keep it going.
Former GSA administrator Martha Johnson said the Chevy Volt would save millions in a May 2011 speech on the government purchase of electric vehicles.
The federal government already offers about $7,500 in tax incentives for buyers of the Chevrolet Volt and the automaker’s electric vehicle has been temporarily discontinued due to lagging sales.