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Federal judge throws out GM's racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

The victims of FCA-UAW bribery scheme 'are FCA's workers,' not GM, judge rules

A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a racketeering lawsuit General Motors Co had filed against smaller rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , saying the No. 1 U.S. automaker's alleged injuries were not caused by FCA's alleged violations. GM officials said in statement they "strongly disagree" with the order by U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman, whom the automaker had sought to have removed from the case, and would appeal. "There is more than enough evidence from th

Appeals court rejects GM's bid to remove judge from Fiat Chrysler lawsuit

But agrees the judge overstepped in ordering the CEOs to meet in person

The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said U.S. District Judge Paul Borman abused his discretion by requiring GM CEO Mary Barra and FCA's head, Mike Manley, to meet face-to-face for reasons unrelated to the case, and without taking into account the risks of travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. The district judge's order for the parties to report back to the court in only eight days was also unwarranted, the appeals court said.

Appeals court delays 'sensible resolution' meeting between GM, Fiat Chrysler CEOs

GM objects to trial judge who called its UAW-payoff lawsuit 'a waste of time'

Three federal appeals judges have delayed a court-ordered meeting between the CEOs of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to try to settle a lawsuit over corruption by union leaders. U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman last week ordered GM CEO Mary Barra and FCA CEO Mike Manley to hold the meeting before July 1.

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GM seeks appeals court ruling to continue legal fight with Fiat Chrysler

A judge ordered GM's Barra and FCA's Manley to meet by July 1 to negotiate a resolution

General Motors Co on Friday asked a U.S. appeals court to allow it to continue pursuing its civil racketeering suit against rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , rejecting a lower court judge's belittling of the complaint. The automaker's filing with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals comes less than a week after U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman called GM's suit against Fiat Chrysler a "waste of time and resources" at a time when both automakers should be focused on

Federal judge orders Barra and Manley to try to resolve GM racketeering lawsuit

'What a waste of time and resources now and for the years to come ...'

A federal judge in Detroit on Tuesday ordered the chief executives of automakers General Motors Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) to meet by July 1 to try to resolve GM's racketeering lawsuit. U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman called on GM CEO Mary Barra and FCA CEO Mike Manley to meet in person to try to resolve a case that could drag on for years.

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FCA to skip summer shutdowns as automakers rev up U.S. assembly lines

Facilities building popular models will remain open to restock inventory

Automakers are speeding up U.S. assembly lines to meet recovering demand, increasingly confident coronavirus safety protocols are working to prevent outbreaks in their plants but wary of the challenges workers face outside. Screening workers for COVID-19 using temperature scans and questionnaires, the automakers have detected some people who reported for work despite being sick. The risk of an infection picked up outside a plant spreading along assembly lines remains a prime concern, however.

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GM's Mary Barra optimistic on U.S. demand, China, EV profitability

'Cautiously optimistic,' at least

General Motors Co's top executive struck an optimistic note on Monday about U.S. new vehicle demand despite the coronavirus pandemic, and the ability to sell electric vehicles at a profit, especially in China. "We're cautiously optimistic" about U.S. new vehicle demand, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said at a virtual press event hosted by the Automotive Press Association.

Chevrolet Performance tunes 7.0-liter LS427/570 crate motor to 570 hp

More powerful and easier to install, but no longer street legal

Rivian poaches former GM engineer Alex Archer

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GM CEO Mary Barra predicts mass electrification will take decades

She also made bold predictions about autonomous cars

GM plans electric van for business users in bid to pre-empt Tesla

A grab for early customers in a delivery market that's 'not to be underestimated'

General Motors Co is developing an electric van aimed at business users, joining a growing list of carmakers planning EVs for the same segment which includes customers such as Amazon.com Inc and United Parcel Service Inc, five people familiar with the plans told Reuters. GM's plan to develop an electric van has not previously been reported.

Auto executives call for unity and social justice in the midst of national turmoil

'Let's stop asking 'why' and start asking 'what.' What are we going to do?'

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