If the UAW strike leads to a win for the union, southern auto workers believe that will lead to a pay up at plants like Nissan and Mercedes.
The German automakers have finished compensating U.S. owners as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Most drivers chose to replace their vehicles, not repair them, the FTC says.
If the electric carmaker enters the S&P 500 index, as is widely expected, Wall Street's most controversial stock would start appearing in even the most mainstream investment accounts.
U.S. auto plants are gradually starting to reopen. New safety measures, from social distancing to face shields, are being put into place, while some workers are anxious about the risk of an outbreak.
The ventilators will be delivered to the national stockpile by August. The contract, worth nearly $500 million, is the first ventilator order placed using the Defense Production Act.
The UAW, the autoworker's union, had been pushing for a two-week shutdown because of worker concerns. Plants will be shut down at least through March 30.
The agreement is different from plans expected to be announced by the Trump administration that would weaken national emissions standards.
Battered by a drop in sales and profits, Nissan plans cuts around the world — including more than 1,400 jobs in the United States. It's the latest sign of tumultuous times for the car industry.
Seventeen automakers signed a letter to the Trump administration and California Gov. Gavin Newsom saying they want one set of policies to reduce greenhouse gases and make cars more fuel efficient.