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FCA to idle Ontario minivan plant for 8 days, union says

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to idle its assembly plant in Windsor, Ont., for two weeks in the new year, according to the union representing workers there.

UPDATED: 12/11/18 4:06 pm ET - adds details
China to cut tariffs on U.S. autos to 15 percent, Trump official says

China has agreed to cut tariffs on U.S.-built cars and auto parts to 15 percent from the current 40 percent, a Trump administration official said.

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GM's fast-rising CFO takes on high-speed strategy

Dhivya Suryadevara has quickly risen through the ranks of GM since starting as a senior financial analyst in 2005. But her new tasks — a multibillion-dollar restructuring, overseeing business development and driving shareholder value — will pose some of the toughest challenges yet.

VW-Ford talks are gaining steam

As Ford has tried to downplay its ongoing talks with Volkswagen Group, VW CEO Herbert Diess, who last week said VW is eyeing access to Ford's U.S. manufacturing footprint, keeps upping the ante.

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Enel Group's $325 million wind farm project in Illinois will power General Motors' factories around the Midwest when it becomes fully operational, in a step toward GM's goal of 100 percent reliance on renewable energy by 2050.


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