Self-driving car unit Waymo seeks outside investors

Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car

Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, has been seeking financing from outside investors including European automakers Volkswagen, The Information reported on Monday, menitoning a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Aside from Volkswagen, other potential investors could consist automakers that now make cars for Waymo – Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar. Alphabet could not be […]

Liberty Automotive Protection Has A Plan For Everyone

Liberty automotive

Vehicle owners are all too familiar with the costs and stress associated with unexpected vehicle repairs. Luckily, there are companies who have made it their business to provide their community with assistance in protecting their vehicles and their pocketbooks. Liberty Automotive Protection has built up a solid reputation for customized extended-service plans that are affordable […]

UAW increases strike pay ahead of bargaining

United Automobile Workers (UAW)

The United Auto Workers is boosting strike pay to $250 weekly from $200 ahead of the union’s collective-bargaining effort with the Detroit automakers later this year. The $50 rise, declared by UAW President Gary Jones Monday at the union’s bargaining convention at Cobo Center, is effective from March this year. Beginning in January, strike pay […]

General Motors gets $2.8 million for energy savings at Flint plants

General Motors

Consumers Energy has awarded General Motors $2.8 million for energy-saving upgrades at the company’s Flint plants. The automaker has finished 21 projects in 2018 at its Flint Assembly operation, consisting of a new energy-efficient body shop and building-wide lighting upgrades. Consumers Energy senior vice president Brian Rich states the automaker “has made a commitment to […]