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    Report: Chinese protesting VW recall fix nationwide
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    This is unquestionably the year of the recall in the United States with an estimated 544 campaigns so far (and counting) that cover around 52 million cars. The repairs are almost starting to seem normal at this point, but apparently the same can't be said for China. That country's buyers are ...

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    Report: European cabbies protest against Uber car service [w/videos] [w/poll]
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    Some 30,000 taxi drivers across Europe got in their cabs on Wednesday and headed out on the streets, but not to pick up fares: they took to the street in protest. What were they protesting, you ask? Uber. For those still unfamiliar, Uber (formerly known as UberCab) is a mobile application that ...

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    Motorsports: Race of Champions cancelled due to political unrest
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    Every year, winners from various motorsport disciplines gather for the Race of Champions. It's a time-honored tradition that anchors the end of the racing calendar, and has been held every year without fail since 1988. But it won't be happening this year as organizers have announced its ...

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    Report: Truckers planning three-day slowdown protest around DC
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    Semi-trucks and their drivers are the lifeblood of our economy, hauling all the goods we use on a daily basis. A group of such truckers have decided to stage a protest against many of the current practices of our government. This weekend, the Ride for the Constitution (formerly called Truckers to ...

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    Report: FL man arrested for protesting red light cameras
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    A Florida man was placed under arrest on Saturday morning in the city of Apopka, for what local police are calling obstruction of an officer without violence and a "pedestrian violation." As this is Florida, you'd be forgiven for thinking it was something insane. Rather, he was protesting his ...

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    Report: Tear gas fired at PSA job protesters outside of Paris Motor Show
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    Police in Paris fired tear gas at demonstrators outside of the Paris Motor Show today. Around 1,000 protesters showed up in an attempt to break through police lines and gain access to the show in a demonstration against further austerity measures. The group included workers from a PSA Peugeot ...

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    Report: Anti-Japan protests in China cause Honda, Mazda, Nissan to suspend production
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    Report: Why gas stations in NJ, PA are selling $8/gallon gas in protest
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    Over 50 gas stations across New Jersey and Pennsylvania have raised the price of their fuel to more than eight dollars a gallon. They are all Lukoil stations, and their owners have raised prices in protest of practices by Lukoil North America that they say leave individual gas station owners at a ...

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    Report: Student protests in Montreal threaten Canadian Grand Prix
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    As Formula One racing expands around the globe, we've come to expect certain potential disruptions. Demonstrators in Bahrain scuttled last year's grand prix there, and nearly did the same again this year. Violent crime in Brazil has caused some issues at that country's F1 race as well. And over ...

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    Report: UAW pickets Hyundai dealerships to support Korean worker
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    The United Auto Workers protested outside Hyundai dealers in the U.S. last week, though not for the reasons you might think. Automotive News reports that the UAW picketed key U.S. Hyundai dealerships yesterday in response to an incident that took place halfway around the world. The protest was in ...

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    Report: Auto workers planning protest on eve of Detroit Auto Show
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    Members of the United Auto Workers will once again protest the Detroit Auto Show this year. According to TheDetroitBureau.com, members of the union are upset about some of the concessions that the organization made when General Motors and Chrysler underwent bankruptcy. Now workers want those ...

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    Saab owners gather in wintery Detroit, urge GM to sell brand
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    Sell Saab Rally in Detroit – Click above for high-res gallery
    Popular wisdom would hold that about the only people willing to show up in sub-zero, slate-gray Detroit for a last-minute rally to advocate for Saab's sale would be stereotypical brand diehards – grizzled old-timers with ...

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    REPORT: NUMMI workers demonstrate over plant's potential closing
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    Toyota has never closed a U.S. assembly plant, but the suddenly struggling Japanese automaker has said that it would shudder the NUMMI factory in California, the only auto plant in the state, by next March. The upcoming closure isn't a big surprise since General Motors was allowed to bow out of ...

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    Supplier CEO attacked and killed by laid-off workers
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    The Tata Nano, which will be the world's least expensive car, has already exacted enormous sums of money and time. A dispute over the location of a new factory has cost Tata close to a year of court wrangling and might end up spoiling a £200 million investment. Now the efforts to build the ...

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    Canadian Auto workers protest job losses
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    Canadian auto outposts Windsor and Essex counties in Ontario have lost thousands of jobs in the recent past. Out of concern for the future of not only their jobs, but their communities and standard of living, nearly 40,000 people took part in a rally organized by the Canadian Auto Workers Union on ...

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    Kill the Dream Cruise! Retired teacher wants to end Woodward's fun run
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    On a Saturday in August every year, more than 1.5 million people and 40,000 muscle cars, street rods, exotics and collector cars descend on Detroit for the Woodward Dream Cruise. The Cruise is a 12-hour petrol-powered ode to 50s and 60s and the days when Woodward Avenue -- the Boulevard of Dreams! ...

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    VIDEO: Wagoner, Interrupted
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    Though I attended the 2007 LA Auto Show, like you I wasn't present in the room when a pair of environmentalists from Global Exchange sauntered on stage at the end of Rick Wagoner's keynote address and asked the surpised CEO of General Motors to sign a pledge to make his company the most fuel ...

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    LA Auto Show: Green protesters return armed with bikinis and board shorts
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    The same group of protestors who took the stage with Rick Wagoner yesterday have returned on the second day of the 2006 LA Auto Show. This time, instead of confronting the head honchos of the Big 6 automakers directly, they've set up shop outside and staged a "Greenwash Car Wash". The protestors ...

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