It will cost consumers less than $20 a week to drive a Windsor-built vehicle, according to a government energy rating agency that has named it the most fuel-efficient minivan on the market. 448 more words
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Jerry Dias’s rise to president of Unifor, Canada’s largest private-sector union, was an education in labour strife.
Dias was immersed in union life from the time he was a teenager, making sandwiches for striking workers at the de Havilland aircraft plant in north Toronto where his father was local president. 1,974 more words
Allegations of cheating pollution standards have reached U.S. automakers as Chrysler was sued by consumers who said engines in some Dodge trucks were rigged to hide that emissions were as much as 14 times higher than permitted by law. 702 more words
Ford-Unifor contract talks appeared to be making progress on economic issues, a union spokeswoman said Monday night.
“The employer provided the union with an economic proposal … movement by the employer is now evident but there is a lot of work to do,” Denise Hammond said during a bargaining update at 8 p.m. 153 more words
Canada’s main auto workers’ union said on Monday that it and Ford Motor Co remain apart in contract talks ahead of a midnight strike deadline, with salaries for recent hires and plant investments among the sticking points. 364 more words