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Dhivya Suryadevara.

GM’s first female CFO explains how she’s made it her mission to ‘slay complexity’ at the largest US automaker

Born in India, with a Harvard MBA, Dhivya Suryadevara joins CEO Mary Barra in reinventing a 111-year-old automaker.
Trump's tariffs could affect automakers like Ford. There is a lot of aluminum in the F-150 pickup.

The automotive industry has not reached ‘peak car’ as some analysts suggest. Here’s what’s really going on.

Even if a recession appears, automakers have ridden out downturns for a century and generally seen sales recover.
GM CEO Mary Barra.

GM’s workforce ratifies new contract, ending longest strike in 50 years

They secured low-cost healthcare, wage hikes, a signing bonus, increased profit-sharing, and a quicker path to full-time status for temporary workers.
The electric pony arrives?

Ford is set to reveal its all-electric, Mustang-inspired SUV on the eve of the LA auto show

Details are limited, but Ford is now using two of its icons — Mustang and the F-150 pickup truck — to shape its future electric portfolio.
A Tesla Model 3

It’s time to panic about Tesla’s flatlining revenue

Analysts expect the company to post a loss on Wednesday, but, more worryingly, they also don't expect top-line revenue growth.

Tesla has always struggled to build cars. Now that critical fundamental is really hurting its business.

Meeting auto-industry standards for its manufacturing processes has been Tesla's biggest challenge. CEO Elon Musk has called this "production hell."

The longest labor strike in decades may be about to end as GM and the UAW reach a tentative contract

GM's nearly 50,000 hourly workers have been on strike for almost five weeks. A tentative agreement won't necessarily end the walkout.

GM CEO Mary Barra met with top UAW leadership to overcome strike impasse

The meeting evidently encouraged negotiators to overcome an impasse and continue working through remaining contract issues.
General Motors assembly workers outside the GM Powertrain Flint Engine plant during the United Auto Workers national strike in Michigan.

The massive GM strike is energizing a new push among auto workers in the South that could shake up the industry

49,000 GM workers have joined a strike against GM to fight for better wages. It could help inspire similar pushes at auto plants in the South.

The UAW failed to organize Tesla and VW in the US and is now running a baffling strike against GM

The UAW insists that it trying to get the best deal for its members, but GM had made numerous, significant concessions already.