Former UAW vice president charged in corruption investigation

United Automobile Workers (UAW)

U.S. prosecutors in Detroit charged a former high-ranking United Auto Workers official in charge of the labor union’s association with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) of misusing funds for lavish purchases for himself and other union authorities. Norwood Jewell, who headed the UAW’s FCA department from 2014 until his retirement in January last year, was charged […]

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 […]