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Tesla’s Musk engages German workers to try to stave off strike

Published: April 21, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Tesla , Europe , United States , Electric Tesla chief Elon Musk tries to ward off a strike that could threaten the Model 3 debut.


Possible German factory strike threatens Tesla Model 3 deadline

Published: April 19, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , UAW/Unions , Tesla , Europe , United States , Electric Workers at Tesla Advanced Automation Germany, which Tesla bought last year when it was called Grohman Engineering, may strike. Continue reading Possible German factory strike threatens Tesla Model 3 deadline Possible German factory strike threatens Tesla Model 3 deadline originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:52:00 EDT


Elon Musk thinks unions are bad for Tesla

Published: February 25, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , UAW/Unions , Tesla , Green Automakers , Electric Musk assured his workforce that creature comforts were coming to the Fremont factory, like free frozen yogurt stands and a Tesla electric pod car roller coaster for fun and cross-campus travel. Continue reading Elon Musk thinks unions are bad for Tesla Elon Musk thinks unions are bad for Tesla originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:58:00 EST


Tesla answers claims of poor factory working conditions and unionization efforts

Published: February 12, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , UAW/Unions , Tesla , Green Automakers , Green Culture , Electric , Luxury , Performance Tesla chief Elon Musk claims to be “union neutral.” Continue reading Tesla answers claims of poor factory working conditions and unionization efforts Tesla answers claims of poor factory working conditions and unionization efforts originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 12 Feb 2017 12:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink  |  Email this  |  Comments


Seattle to decide whether to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize

Published: December 14, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Transportation Alternatives Ride hailing app companies Lyft and Uber are against a new proposal in Seattle that would let their drivers unionize. The city council will vote today. Continue reading Seattle to decide whether to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize Seattle to decide whether to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 15:58:00 EST


Study: Obama’s call for greener trucks could save every household $250 annually

Published: February 5, 2014

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Filed under: MPG , Legislation and Policy , USA In his State Of The Union speech last week, President Obama made mention of higher fuel economy standards for big trucks .


UCS infographics illustrate path to ‘half the oil’ by 2035

Published: October 21, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Culture Sometimes, you just need some simple pictures to prove your point. If you’re the Union of Concerned Scientists and you want to let people know that ” we can half it ” (oil use, that it) by supporting more electric cars and biofuel use, then a couple of bright infographics might do the trick


Looking back on the Arab Oil Embargo, 40 years ago this week

Published: October 16, 2013

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Filed under: Etc. , Green Culture , USA , Middle East Well before the start of AutoblogGreen , well before there were blogs, before even the first production hybrid vehicle, there was the Arab Oil Embargo . It happened 40 years ago this week, which means now is as good a time as any to take a look back at a time when getting gas in the US was a tremendous challenge.


Honda wins UCS’ "Greenest Automaker" title for fifth straight year, Chrysler named "most polluting"

Published: October 8, 2010

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Filed under: MPG , Chrysler , Honda In 2009, Business Car said Toyota was still the world’s greenest automaker . That same year, Dow Jones named BMW the greenest automaker , again. Apparently, an organization’s methodology has a lot to do with automakers winning titles like this over and over, since the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has just bestowed the Greenest Automaker Award on Honda for the fifth time in a row (the last time the award was given was in 2007 ).