16 September 2019
16 September 2019
US worker's union call strike at GM after last-minute offers from the OEM

US worker's union call strike at GM after last-minute offers from the OEM

On September 15, the United Auto Workers union (UAW) called some 46,000 hourly-paid workers out on strike at GM's US facilities, after it turned down an offer made by the carmaker late on September 14.

Bridgestone supplies Ecopia tire for 2020 Ford Escape

Bridgestone supplies Ecopia tire for 2020 Ford Escape

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) has announced that the company’s premium Bridgestone Ecopia H/L 422 Plus tire is specified as original equipment on select models of the 2020 Ford Escape SUV.

Production starts on Freightliner Cascadia with onboard maintenance monitoring

Production starts on Freightliner Cascadia with onboard maintenance monitoring

Production of the Freightliner Cascadia with enhanced safety and aerodynamic solutions has begun, providing customers with a truck that is safer, more fuel efficient and offers a better driver experience than ever before.

BMW design team reshuffled

BMW design team reshuffled

Domagoj Dukec, responsible for design across the BMW brand since spring 2019, has reshuffled his team.

Volkswagen’s all electric ID.3 launched

Volkswagen’s all electric ID.3 launched

The ID.3 extends the Volkswagen offering as the first model of a completely new generation of pure electric vehicles – featuring zero local emissions, outstanding efficiency, and full connectivity.

Volvo becomes first OEM to offer PHEV versions of full model range

Volvo becomes first OEM to offer PHEV versions of full model range

Volvo becomes first car manufacturer to offer plug-in hybrid versions of its entire model range with launch of new XC40 T5 Twin Engine.

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