By on January 16, 2020

fca

Concessions made to the United Auto Workers by the Detroit Three during last fall’s bargaining talks will weigh on the automakers’ bottom lines, but none more so than Fiat Chrysler’s.

Labor costs stand to jump significantly at FCA, partially erasing the cost advantage it enjoyed over Ford and General Motors. (Read More…)

By on March 25, 2015

UAW Member Assembling Corvette in Bowling Green Circa 2015

While the UAW wants to “bridge the gap” between Tier 1 and Tier 2 employees, Ford and General Motors want to have a Tier 3.

(Read More…)

By on March 25, 2015

2015-mercedes-benz-c63-amg-11

Who among all automakers has the highest labor costs in the United States? A study points to Mercedes-Benz.

(Read More…)

By on May 30, 2014

GM Korea Bupyeong Plant

With labor costs set to rise in South Korea, wage negotiations between management and employees inside GM Korea may be “the most critical negotiation” the subsidiary has ever faced.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Greg Hamilton: I know most of the B&B on this site are not fans of Elon Musk, but his advice bears repeating:...
  • Mustangfast: That’s a spectacular buy!
  • DAC17: 10 fires out of 140,000 cars. OK; that shouldn’t happen, BUT this is nowhere near as bad as the GM...
  • indi500fan: Timing is everything. I doubt the UAW would even exist today if Obama had not been elected and his...
  • conundrum: This article misses the major point that GM advises that besides not parking Bolt within 50 feet of other...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber