DETROIT—UAW President Dennis Williams’ concept to form a health care cooperative that would collectively negotiate provider and health insurance company contracts for about 300,000 hourly and salaried workers at the Detroit Three automakers makes a lot of sense, say experts.
DETROIT—Ford engineers have morphed into exterminators—and for good reason. A common form of spider, it turns out, likes to nest under the hood in vehicles. That sounds harmless enough, but it can cause big problems, including possible fuel tank cracks that can ignite vehicle fires.
People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.
PLM Road Map for the Global Automotive Industry—a unique one day, right sized event focused on the issues and concerns facing the global automotive industry and their supply chain partners. The theme for the event is "Automotive's High Tech Revolution."