Auto Sector

Mitsubishi admits employees manipulated emissions test data

Mitsubishi admits employees manipulated emissions test dataJapanese car maker, MitsubishiMotors has made a public admission that it has found evidence that its employees manipulated emissions test data.

NLRB Denied VW’s Request to Review Union Vote at the Carmakers Chattanooga Plant

NLRB Denied VW’s Request to Review Union Vote at the Carmakers Chattanooga Plant

A rather small group of Volkswagen workers at Chattanooga plant in Tennessee moved one step closer to being represented by the UAW or the United Auto Workers union.

On Wednesday, the National Labor Relations Board on denied VW's request for a review of an election held in December , where the majority of skilled-trades workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga plant supported to be represented by union organization. The board said that Volkswagen's request "raises no substantial issues warranting review."

Ford Plans to Renovate Its Corporate Headquarters

Ford Plans to Renovate Its Corporate Headquarters

Ford Motor is looking for being more than just a traditional car maker. In the recent years it has moved to develop its self-driving cars, set roots in Silicon Valley and has financed ride-sharing start-ups.

All these moves are seen as its effort to be a "mobility company" and not just a car manufacturer. The main aim might be to be like Google and Tesla Motors by shaping the future of how people travel from one place to other.

Carmakers Report Monthly Sales Numbers with Most Gaining in February

Carmakers Report Monthly Sales Numbers with Most Gaining in February

In February, the auto manufacturers posted attractive figures, reflecting sales gains in the U. S, as the consumers started looking for new cars after the cold and snowy January.

Compared to last February sales, Ford's numbers climbed twenty percent. The sales were boosted partly by higher number of cars bought by the rental car fleets. Honda and Fiat Chrysler both gained with Honda's sales up 13 percent and Fiat's up 12 percent. Even the sale figures of Nissan climbed almost 11 percent with Toyota up 5 percent.

New Jersey, the Fourth U.S State to File a Lawsuit against Volkswagen Related to Excess Diesel Emissions

VolkswagenOn Friday, the New Jersey authorities filed a lawsuit against the German carmaker, Volkswagen AG and its luxury units for excess diesel emissions connected to its models. The count now goes up to four U.S. states to have taken legal action against the car maker.

Analysis by Deloitte Access Economics Reveals Uber Delivers $80million Worth Yearly Benefits to Australian Consumers

UberAn analysis by Deloitte Access Economics, says that Uber, the ride hailing services company generates yearly benefits of greater than $80 million to Australian consumers.

Uber operates through its app which connects drivers to users and processes fare payments. It also identifies the ratings that the drivers get from their consumers after a journey.

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