Estimated Costs of the 2019 UAW-GM Strike

Estimated Costs of the 2019 UAW-GM Strike

Many estimates of the cost of the UAW strike focus on how much the work stoppage is costing GM, but few have estimated the broader costs of the strike to the U.S. economy or individual states. The Center for Automotive Research’s (CAR’s) estimates put the cost of the...
The Issues in 2019 UAW-FCA, Ford, & GM Negotiations

The Issues in 2019 UAW-FCA, Ford, & GM Negotiations

The current contracts between the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and the Detroit Three automakers – FCA, Ford, and General Motors – expire at midnight on 14 September 2019. During the last few...
The Issues in 2019 UAW-FCA, Ford, & GM Negotiations

The Process of 2019 UAW-FCA, Ford, & GM Negotiations

The quadrennial contract talks between the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and the Detroit Three automakers – FCA, Ford, and General Motors – are underway. The UAW is, in essence, the largest auto...
Opinion: U.S. car makers need stable standards

Opinion: U.S. car makers need stable standards

On May 6, seventeen of the world’s largest automakers sent a letter to President Trump asking him to consider making his proposed fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards more stringent. The letter also encouraged the president to reach a compromise on...
Talent Issues Impede Tech

Talent Issues Impede Tech

A recent advancedmanufacturing.org article draws on recent research conducted by Case Western Reserve, New York University, and Boston University, with assistance from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA)....