Chicago Ford Plant Gives Early ‘No’ To New Pact

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Chicago Ford Plant Gives Early ‘No’ To New Pact
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Local 551 of Chicago’s Ford Plant gave a resounding “no” to the new four-year labor contract. Local 551 represents about 6 percent of Ford’s United Auto Workers (UAW) employees and according to  secretary-treasurer Scott Houldieson of Local 551, the two-tier pay scale was one of the biggest reasons the plant’s workers voted against it. The… Continue Reading...

2012 Kia Sorento to Get Optional 2.4L Direct-Injection Engine and UVO Infotainment System

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2012 Kia Sorento to Get Optional 2.4L Direct-Injection Engine and UVO Infotainment System
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The 2012 Kia Sorento will get an optional 2.4-liter GDI direct-injection four-cylinder engine and the company’s hands-free UVO infotainment system. The company is hoping these two features will appeal to Ford consumers. The Sorento will also have available options including Kia’s YES Essential seat treatment, which makes the seats resistant to stains and static electricity. The… Continue Reading...