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Legal

Judge Orders CEOs of GM, FCA to End Racketeering Fight

An attempt to shorten years of litigation over GM’s bribery charges

Business

EU Opens Antitrust Probe into FCA-PSA Merger

Focus will be on small commercial vans, and maybe more

Business

FCA to Forego Summer Shutdowns at Some N. American Plants

Strong pent-up demand coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown

Legal

Antitrust Issue Raised Over Fiat Chrysler-PSA Merger

Partner must address van market share worries this week

Production

Ford’s Salaried Staff to Work from Home All Summer

Mass returns not expected until at least September

Interiors & Electronics

Can’t Wait for the 2021 AWD Pacifica? Order a 2020

FCA is making AWD available on the current Pacifica for those who want to get it right away

Labor

Ex-UAW Chief Pleas Guilty in Corruption Scandal

Highest-ranking official nabbed to date in 4-year-old probe

Business

Big 3 Leaders Unite Against Racism

The time has come to take action

Business

Comau to Spin Off from FCA Next Spring

Deal comes as FCA and PSA tune the terms of their proposed merger

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 15

Carmakers juggle production, search for funding

Labor

Ex-UAW Chief Arraigned on Embezzlement Charges

Guilty plea expected next month as federal probe targets second ex-UAW president

Assembly

Michigan Okays Auto Production Starting May 11

Step eases supply chain bottleneck for other factories too

Economics

Rental Companies Cancel New-Car Orders

Carmakers scramble to reassign cars made for fleets

Propulsion

U.S. Carmakers Chart Restart Dates

Big Three aim for U.S. factory relaunches on May 18

Production

Steps to Get Back Into Production

Don’t forget that not everyone owns a private vehicle when you’re bringing people back to work

Labor

UAW Pushes Back on Production Plans

United Auto Workers says May 4 is too soon to resume auto production. The Union wants more testing to ensure safe workplaces. 

Sales

Pandemic Hits FCA-PSA Merger Terms

The terms of engagement are shifting as car sales swoon

Assembly

Final Assembly Plants Begin to Reopen in Europe

Carmakers are pilot-testing their health safety strategies.

Production

Carmakers Tiptoe Back into Production in Europe

The trickle will continue into early May.

Assembly

New Auto Industry Startup Target for U.S., Canada: Early May

Safety, supply chain, and sales are the big question marks for carmarkers as they consider production startup

Production

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 3

Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Ralph Gilles’ Alfas

Sixth in a series. Yes, there are FCA vehicles in Ralph Gilles’ garage. But ones you might not think.

Production

Carmakers in a Quandary about When to Reopen Plants

It starts with worker safety, but there also is increasing uncertainty about demand

Marketing

Detroit Cancels 2020 Auto Show

The NAIAS venue will become a temporary hospital for Michigan’s rising number of coronavirus victims.