Supplier Strike Could Threaten Chevrolet Sonic Launch

Supplier Strike Could Threaten Chevrolet Sonic Launch
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The long-anticipated replacement for the Aveo, the Chevrolet Sonic, is set to drop in August. But a strike at the Sonic’s plant could delay this—thanks to a pay discrepancy among assembly workers. The Sonic is being built by workers at the Orion assembly plant in Michigan, under the supervision of supplier LINC Logistics Co. Workers here… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Veloster Delayed Two Months Due To Labor Dispute

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Hyundai Veloster Delayed Two Months Due To Labor Dispute
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Hyundai‘s Veloster sports coupe will have its North American introduction delayed by two months due to a labor dispute involving a union at its South Korean factory. A labor dispute involving changes to the shift structure at the Veloster’s plant in Ulsan caused a production slowdown, which saw the plant operate at 33 percent capacity…. Continue Reading...

Honda Halts Production In China Due To Strike At Parts Plant

Honda Halts Production In China Due To Strike At Parts Plant
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Honda was forced to shut down all four of its Chinese car plants, after 1,850 workers at an auto parts plant went on strike over wages. The strike is reported to have crippled Honda’s production capability in what is now the world’s largest car market. The lack of parts means that Honda is unable to… Continue Reading...