Tuesday Mar 4
Mercedes considers expanding production in North America
Daimler is looking to add production capacity in North America for both its compact and rear-wheel drive models, CEO Dieter Zetsche said today.
Conservative group's anti-union effort to target U.S. auto plants
A conservative group that helped defeat an organizing campaign by the United Auto Workers in Tennessee will take its anti-union fight to other auto plants in the South, its leaders said on Monday.
The Washington Post
United Auto Workers lose Volkswagen election
The United Auto Workers were dealt a stinging defeat tonight, with a majority of employees at a Volkswagen plant here voting against joining the union after a high-profile opposition campaign led by Republican politicians and outside political groups.
UAW's future hinges on vote at Volkswagen'sTennessee plant
If the United Auto Workers wins this week's historic election at Volkswagen's three-year-old Chattanooga factory, the union could use the victory as a springboard to organize other foreign-owned plants in the South and revive its waning influence on the U.S. labor movement.