Next week, Ford will show off an electric SUV that is inspired by the Mustang performance car. It’s the company’s first consumer-friendly fully electric vehicle, and it’s expected to have a range of over 300 miles per charge.
UPDATE: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute
More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.Read More
Lilly’s hot-selling Taltz approaching blockbuster status
Last year, Taltz rang up sales of $937.5 million, and doctors are increasingly prescribing it. For the first six months of this year, Taltz recorded $606.3 million in sales, putting it on pace to break the $1 billion threshold, perhaps in the third quarter.Read More
Indy manufacturer with 137 local workers closing after 86 years in business
Mitchel & Scott Machine Co. told the state this week that it will be closing operations and terminating all employees on Oct. 25.Read More
CEO Carlos Tavares, who used to run Nissan in the Americas and knows the U.S. market well, will not shy away from trimming unprofitable models and brands.
The deal is expected to give the merged firm enough scale to confront big shifts in the auto industry, including the race to develop electric cars and driverless technologies. And with 2,640 dealers across the U.S., Fiat Chrysler would have a ready distribution network for Peugeot’s lines of city-friendly cars, family sedans and SUVs.
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. on Wednesday announced third-quarter earnings and revenue that surpassed Wall Street expectations.
Indiana-based engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. fell short of revenue and profit predictions with its third quarter results.
General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota and many others in the auto industry are backing the Trump administration in a lawsuit over whether California has the right to set its own greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards.
CountryMark ranked as the state’s ninth largest company in 2018, with $1.2 billion in revenue. The firm has more than 500 employees, including about 420 in Indiana.
The deal, which includes modest improvements in pay for new employees and promises that the company will bring full-time temporary workers on permanently, passed this week after being voted on by GM’s 47,000 workers.
Some production workers could return to work as early as Friday night or Saturday morning, ending a walkout that was big enough to help push down September U.S. durable goods orders by 1.1%, the largest drop in four months.
Cars will soon start rolling off General Motors’ factory floors after a month-long shutdown, but the pain from millions of dollars in lost business will linger for some of the automaker’s key suppliers.
BDX-Indiana, a sister company to Indianapolis-based Biodynamic Ventures, plans to create more than 40 jobs at the facility that pay an average of $70,000 per year.
Despite the monthly decline, factory output actually increased during the recently ended third quarter after falling for the first six months of the year.
A company that has been making metal kitchenware and home products in Indiana since 1902 is closing its plant in Terre Haute.
The appearance of two key executives is a strong sign that bargainers are closing in on a contract agreement that would end the strike, which began on Sept. 16.
The strike has passed the point where GM can make up lost production, according to auto industry analysts.
Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official wrote in an email to members.
General Motors offered striking union members wage increases or lump-sum payments in all four years of a proposed contract, as the walkout continued in its third week. But union bargainers rejected the offer, according to a person briefed on the negotiations.
September marked the worst month for U.S. manufacturing in more than a decade—since June 2009—according to the closely watched Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Index.
The strike against General Motors by the United Auto Workers is playing out amid a corruption scandal inside the UAW that has caused distrust of the union leadership among many rank-and-file members.
Negotiators for General Motors and the United Auto Workers took a break from bargaining around 9 p.m. Monday but headed back at to the tables on Tuesday as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day.