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2021 Toyota Sienna vs 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid | Comparison test

Shopping for a new car can be difficult due to the sheer number of choices. Which brand do you start with, which do you skip and are you missing something worthwhile? Thankfully, minivans are much simpler. There are effectively only four choices, they’re all pretty good and they’re even different enough to make choosing the …

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Extreme E inaugural electric off-road race won by Nico Rosberg’s team

Nico Rosberg’s team won the first race of the new electric Extreme E off-road series in Saudi Arabia on Sunday while Lewis Hamilton’s X44 outfit hit problems and finished third in a cloud of dust. Retired 2016 Formula One champion Rosberg was in Al Ula to celebrate the Desert X Prix victory with Sweden’s triple …

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UAW LM-2 Reflects Stable Membership and Solid Financials in the Face of the Pandemic | UAW

DETROIT – The UAW reported today solid financials and steady membership numbers in the face of the 2020 pandemic. Average membership was virtually unchanged despite the pandemic. And net income actually increased in 2020 as did the UAW strike fund. “In a very challenging year, we were able to be creative in saving on costs …

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Statement of UAW President Rory L. Gamble on the President’s Jobs and Infrastructure Bill | UAW

President Biden’s economic development and infrastructure package announced today will not only help our economy now, but for decades to come. President Biden has been a champion of American workers and we believe this initiative furthers his worker first agenda.  It builds on the American Rescue Plan’s critical health and economic support for the millions …

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Statement of the International Union UAW on the Coup in Myanmar | UAW

The International Union, UAW representing one million active and retired members supports the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar (CTUM) in its rejection of any action that impedes Myanmar’s democratic transition. In 2010, after decades of military dictatorship characterized by violence, forced labor, and the denial of fundamental human rights including worker rights, democracy began …

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The Winter 2021 Edition of Solidarity Magazine is now online! | UAW

In this issue’s cover story, some UAW members outline what they say they would like to see President Biden tackle early in his term. Other stories include: Temporary workers at Big 3 automakers being converted to full-time as a result of the 2019 auto negotiations. UAW retirees who worked for the City of Lansing organized …

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Statement of UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada, Director of the UAW Organizing Department on NLRB Tesla Decision | UAW

DETROIT – In a sweeping decision issued today, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found Tesla to have violated the law and ordered it to cease interfering with workers seeking to organize a union at its Fremont, California plant. The NLRB found that Tesla illegally terminated a union supporter, disciplined another union supporter for engaging …

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Tesla Model S and Model X apparently getting touchscreen shifter

Tesla already made headlines for the yoke-style steering wheel that might be offered on the refreshed Model S and Model X. But it seems the wheel is only the start of the company’s efforts to reinvent tried-and-true vehicle controls. The Tesla Owners Silicon Valley Twitter account shared a video clip showing apparent touchscreen shifter controls …

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