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United Auto Workers Union members are starting to consider the details of the tentative agreement reached with General Motors on Thursday.

The UAW strike against GM is nearing the end of its fifth week, and workers will continue to picket while a ratification vote is conducted.


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Details have emerged about the tentative four-year contract between the United Auto Workers Union and General Motors.

There's no word yet from today’s meeting of the union’s national council about possibly recommending approval.

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General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract.


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This week, the Cadillac division of General Motors will take the wraps off two new models in their V-Series, vehicles that will be built at the Lansing Grand River assembly plant.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with Cadillac Product Manager for Future Performance Sedans Ken Kornas about the CT4-V and CT5-V, models heading to showrooms next year.


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Auto sales were expected to tail off in February as automakers eased up on discounts.

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The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is open to the public through Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of people will converge on the Cobo Center to see the new models of cars, trucks and SUV’s coming from automakers all over the world. WKAR’s Scott Pohl visited this year’s show during press preview days to check out the Lansing-built General Motors vehicles on display. We’ll have several auto show interviews this week.


The U.S. auto industry's historic growth streak has ended, but demand for new vehicles — especially SUVs — remains healthy as the new year begins.

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is in Europe this week as part of a weeklong mission to expand auto investments in the state.

 


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AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 7 cents per gallon in the past week.

Auto sales tumble; 7-year win streak could come to an end. 

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Ford 1Q profit down on recalls, lower sales, but tops Street.

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Kettering's new vehicle and mobility systems development proving ground will open in the spring.


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General Motors is evaluating a year-old car-sharing program. WKAR's Scott Pohl talks with executive director of urban mobility Peter Kosak about Maven.


The Environmental Protection Agency said Fiat Chrysler violated the Clean Air Act by allegedly installing and failing to disclose software in some 104,000 cars and trucks that alters emissions.

The automaker was required by law to disclose the software to regulators during the certification process but did not do so, the EPA announced Thursday. While the agency is still investigating the nature of these devices, it said the software results in increased emissions of nitrogen oxides.

Chevy Traverse photo
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General Motors has taken the wraps off the updated Chevy Traverse. WKAR's Scott Pohl went to the Detroit Auto Show for a look.


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