UAW Releases 2014 Union-Built Vehicles ListQuality, variety and fuel efficiency not to mention keeping good jobs in America are the highlights of the UAWs 2014 Union-Built Vehicles List, which was released today.
The new editions to the list include Ford Motor Co.s Fusion sedan, made for the first time at the Flat Rock (Mich.) Assembly Plant as a result of 2011 bargaining between the UAW and Ford. The Fusion was previously only made in Mexico; the Ford Transit Connect van, insourced from Europe through collective bargaining to the Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo.; the Chevrolet Equinox, which is being made for the first time in Spring Hill, Tenn., as a result of 2011 bargaining between the UAW and General Motors. Also new on the list are GMs Cadillac ELR hybrid/electric-powered luxury sports car, which is made at the Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant, and the revival of the Jeep Cherokee, which is made at Chrysler Corp.s Toledo (Ohio) North Assembly Plant.