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Cheers and honking horns greet first day of UAW strike against GM

7:01am IST

FLINT, Mich./DETROIT Willie Elzy has been readying for a possible strike against General Motors Co for months and, pointing to a parking lot full of freshly built pickup trucks, he says it's clear the automaker has been preparing too.

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume

3:26am IST

DETROIT Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers were continuing talks Monday afternoon to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations. | Video

Cheers and honking horns greet first day of UAW strike against GM

16 Sep 2019

FLINT, Mich./DETROIT, Sept 16 Willie Elzy has been readying for a possible strike against General Motors Co for months and, pointing to a parking lot full of freshly built pickup trucks, he says it's clear the automaker has been preparing too.

GM, UAW restart talks as workers take to picket lines

16 Sep 2019

DETROIT, Sept 16 Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers are scheduled to restart bargaining Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations.

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since '07

16 Sep 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday. | Video

Ford und GM wollen schwere Pickups zu surrenden E-Autos machen

16 Sep 2019

Detroit Ford und General Motors bereiten einen radikalen Schwenk vor, um einen Angriff von Tesla auf ihre hochprofitablen Pickup-Trucks abzuwehren.

Overshadowed by U.S. corruption probe, UAW, GM near contract deadline

14 Sep 2019

DETROIT, Sept 14 Overshadowed by a mushrooming U.S. federal corruption probe into top union officials that has created uncertainty for collective bargaining talks, the contract between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors Co will expire at midnight on Saturday.

Ford, GM rev up electric pickup trucks to head off Tesla

13 Sep 2019

DETROIT Large pickup trucks that tow most of the profits in to Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co are holdovers from another century - with heavy ladder frames and big internal combustion engines in the front driving the wheels in the back. | Video

Exclusive: In U-turn, Ford ditches plan to unify China sales system after partners push back

05 Sep 2019

SHANGHAI/DETROIT Ford Motor Co has scrapped a plan to create a unified national sales company for China that stoked mistrust of the automaker at its joint venture partners and contributed to a spectacular collapse in sales in the world's biggest car market.

GM, Ford planning for possible economic downturn: executives

13 Aug 2019

The top two U.S. automakers are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing fuels fears of a global recession.

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Iran's Khamenei rejects talks with United States

Iran will never hold one-on-one talks with the United States but could engage in multilateral discussions if it returns to the 2015 deal on Iran's nuclear programme, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday, according to state television.