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How do you fare on our scale of green? From the AOL Partner Studio
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Owning a car run by electrical power once seemed like an invention from the Jetsons’ future. But the truth is that the first electric car came onto the scene in the 1830s.
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The environmental initiatives Leonardo di Caprio has spearheaded arguably makes him the greenest celebrity around, but he's not the only eco-friendly starlet giving the Earth a helping hand. Many stars endeavour to spread eco-awareness, whether it means starting a charitable organization of their own, putting renewable energy to everyday use, going vegan, or recycling.
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Ozone depletion, air pollution and climate change are not just buzzwords ̶ they’re real-life issues that we often don’t take action on because we think they’re more expensive and less convenient. The good news is that even the smallest changes can make a considerable difference.
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Unifor has done more in the last three months to secure the industry's footprint in Canada and offer a brighter future for autoworkers, their families and their communities, than governments have in the last 10 years. Our union secured this without an auto pact in place.
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I can tell you I have weighed the decision to focus the 2016 negotiations on General Motors (GM) very carefully, and only after a great deal of input from the excellent negotiators and bargaining committees that we have working with us on behalf of Unifor members employed at Fiat Chrysler, Ford and GM in Canada.
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DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with U.S. safety regulators to s...
Expansion of Chrysler's Windsor Assembly Plant is underway in the southwestern Ontario city and it's linked to the production of "a future vehicle," the company says on Facebook....
Most good parents are keenly aware of the need for family cars, but what many may not understand is what actually constitutes a family car. So, how do you keep your kids happy and protected when driving? Here are 10 features that might help.
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The 21st century resembles the 19th century -- not in the size of government but in the obvious tussles between special interests and the general interest.
DETROIT - Chrysler is recalling nearly 870,000 SUVs, including 42,380 in Canada, because corrosion may make the vehicles' brakes harder to use.Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011...
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TORONTO - A decision by Chrysler Canada to commit to bringing a new minivan assembly line to Windsor, Ont. was greeted with caution Tuesday, as the auto giant said it was no longer looking to the fede...
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Corporate welfare is the ultimate evasion of responsibility. It helps companies avoid the consequences that consumers would otherwise assign to them, the evasion demonstrated rather clearly by Chrysler's two government bailouts in a generation.
One brief look at Mexico's GDP numbers for 2013, and you'd likely say, "What happened?" At the outset of the year, forecasts were calling for between 3-to-4 per cent growth. Instead, the final tally is looking more like 1.2 per cent. That's a pretty sizeable miss. If lots went wrong in the year, foreign investment in Mexico wasn't on that list; in fact, it had a banner year. What's behind this success?
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Chrysler Group LLC is looking at an investment of more than $1-billion (U.S.) at its minivan plant in Windsor, Ont., chief executive officer Sergio Marchionne says. “You can’t do a new minivan for les...
Ontario's Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment will be at the International Auto Show in Detroit this week. Eric Hoskins will meet executives from all five major automakers wit...
Back in June 2009, the federal and Ontario governments decided to use massive amounts of taxpayer cash to rescue General Motors and Chrysler, two corporations deemed too big to fail. The cost to Canadians was US$13.7 billion: $10.8 billion to GM and $2.9 billion to Chrysler.
DETROIT - Superstorm Sandy gave an extra boost to U.S. auto sales, making November the best month for carmakers in nearly five years.Toyota, Volkswagen and Chrysler were among the companies posting im...
The speed with which our world now lives could well put an end to the world of iconic brands. Before all of this connectivity, a great brand could stand the test of time. It now seems like insanity. The Beatles were iconic. Do you believe that any of the musicians today that we admire will be able to leave this kind of legacy? What about companies?
TORONTO - The Canadian Auto Workers union hammered out a tentative agreement with General Motors on Thursday that will keep some 1,750 jobs in Ontario, making Chrysler the final of the Detroit Big Thr...
TORONTO - The head of the Canadian Auto Workers says the union is going to focus its negotiations with the Big Three automakers on reaching a deal with Ford.Ken Lewenza told a Toronto news conference...
TORONTO - The Canadian Auto Workers union says it's facing "unprecedented" demands from General Motors, Chrysler and Ford that would create a two-tiered workforce, eliminate cost-of-living adjustments...
WINDSOR, Ont. - A Chrysler assembly plant in Windsor, Ont., is resuming production this afternoon after a temporary stoppage due to a strike at a parts supplier.The Chrysler workers are heading in for...
TORONTO - Canadians returned to auto dealerships in November, driving the strongest growth in overall vehicle sales since the summer in what is usually a slow sales month for automakers.Canadian vehic...
DETROIT - Negotiations between General Motors, Chrysler and the United Auto Workers union carried on Thursday even though bargainers missed a deadline for agreeing on a new contract.The union, which r...
DETROIT - Chrysler retreated to a loss for the second quarter, but only because the expense of shedding its government debt erased what would have been a modest profit.The company, just two years out of bankruptcy protection, maintained that there are healthy signs despite the loss. Its turnaround continues with a revamped lineup of cars and trucks that is drawing more customers to showrooms.