Auto Industry

Tarnished Reputation

Expert suggests GM avoiding mentioning Volt to avoid memories of bailout

General Motors has shied away from promoting the Chevrolet Volt in 2013 as the federal government begins selling off its final shares of company stock, a move one expert said may have been made to avoid reminding the public of the federal bailout.

VW Employees Claim UAW Misled Them

Complaint filed with NLRB over ‘misleading tactics’ that could lead to backdoor unionization

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 Cars Need Subsidies to Be Competitive

CBO analyst: it would take approximately $12,000 in tax credits to achieve parity now

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.

The UAW Versus the World

Union, Democrats argue against inclusion of Japan in trade treaty

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.

The Great Green Car Fleet

Pentagon buying Chevy Volts to ‘green up’ military

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.

Granholm’s Failed Governorship

Michigan Dem oversaw economic collapse, joblessness

Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm will speak to the Democratic National Convention tonight as part of a lineup of “power women.”

Low Voltage

Only 603 Chevy Volts Produced by Government-Owned GM Sold in January

GM abandoned its 2012 Volt sales target in January. The automaker also failed to reach its 2011 target of 10,000 units.