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GM’s Legal Battle With Fiat Chrysler Is Turning Toward The Absurd

GM sued Fiat Chrysler in November over alleged corrupt union bargaining, a lawsuit that was later dismissed though one that so far has refused to die. Things got spicier last week when GM said that FCA had a “mole” inside GM. Today, FCA said GM’s allegations “would make John Le Carré cringe.”Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Fiat Chrysler And Peugeot Are Merging To Form A Company Called ‘STELLANTIS’

I always thought FCA USA LLC was a weird name. After all, it stands for “Fiat Chrysler Automobiles United States of America Limited Liability Company.” But now I don’t think it’s so odd, because Fiat Chrysler and French automaker PSA Groupe have announced that their merger will be called “STELLANTIS.” It’s different.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Judge Who Was Tired Of GM And Fiat Chrysler’s Shit Dismisses Racketeering Case

The judge overseeing the big GM-FCA racketeering case throws it all out. China wants your new car smell to be healthy. GM shakes up its management. Carlos Ghosn apparently paid a hefty sum for his wild extraction from Japan. All that and more in The Morning Shift for July 9, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Judge Who Was Tired Of GM And Fiat Chrysler’s Shit Dismisses Racketeering Case

The judge overseeing the big GM-FCA racketeering case throws it all out. China wants your new car smell to be healthy. GM shakes up its management. Carlos Ghosn apparently paid a hefty sum for his wild extraction from Japan. All that and more in The Morning Shift for July 9, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Judge Who Was Tired Of GM And Fiat Chrysler’s Shit Dismisses Racketeering Case

The judge overseeing the big GM-FCA racketeering case throws it all out. China wants your new car smell to be healthy. GM shakes up its management. Carlos Ghosn apparently paid a hefty sum for his wild extraction from Japan. All that and more in The Morning Shift for July 9, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Fiat Chrysler Fired A Warning Shot To Its Workers Over Coronavirus Work Stoppages

Most Fiat Chrysler workers have been back in factories for over a month now after being temporarily laid off because of the coronavirus pandemic. And while production has restarted it’s also been temporarily stopped at two separate plants by workers over coronavirus, and FCA is fed up. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Reduced Air Travel Could Bring Down The Cost Of Electric Car Batteries

People are flying less so cobalt is getting cheaper, California is imposing a strict zero-emissions mandate on heavy-duty trucks, and Amazon is reportedly investing in an autonomous car company. All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 26, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Car Companies Might Make Working From Home Permanent

Automakers discover remote work, and they don’t hate it. Fiat Chrysler and Ford will be at full pre-COVID vehicle production levels this week. BMW is making strategic cuts. The Jeep Cherokee gets recalled for rollaway concerns. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, June 22, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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American Carmakers Need To Get Their Story Straight On Coronavirus

The Big Three reopened their assembly lines last month, and stories have been rolling in on new cases and plant shutdowns since then. But the auto industry now is trying to take a victory lap over “no major outbreaks,” as Reuters reports. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, June 18, 2020.Read […]

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American Carmakers Need To Get Their Story Straight On Coronavirus

The Big Three reopened their assembly lines last month, and stories have been rolling in on new cases and plant shutdowns since then. But the auto industry now is trying to take a victory lap over “no major outbreaks,” as Reuters reports. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, June 18, 2020.Read […]

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Subprime Auto Loan Giant Pays $550 Million After Charges Of Predatory Practices

Justice comes for a financial services company known for what many consider predatory auto loans, cars could become more enticing to more people after COVID, GM execs will visit recently-reopened plants, and some news on the PSA-FCA merger. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, May 20, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Subprime Auto Loan Giant Pays $550 Million After Charges Of Predatory Practices

Justice comes for a financial services company known for what many consider predatory auto loans, cars could become more enticing to more people after COVID, GM execs will visit recently-reopened plants, and some news on the PSA-FCA merger. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, May 20, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Big Three Are Eating Through Cash

A look at the factors in play as The Big Three burn cash during the coronavirus shutdown, Nissan’s performance in China could spell good news for the industry, and Tesla is making money from CO2 credits. All that and more in The Morning Shift for April 30, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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