Alex McLenon is a Reporter with 101.9 WDET.

Canadian union Unifor reaches tentative contract with General Motors

The union representing Canadian autoworkers, Unifor, has reached a tentative contract with General Motors. It comes after a strike lasting...

Union members, automakers losing money as UAW strikes continue

It’s been three weeks since the United Auto Workers union's contracts with Ford, Stellantis and General Motors expired. The last...

Ethan Crumbley’s parents will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges

Jennifer and James Crumbley will stand trial on charges stemming from the mass shooting their son, Ethan, committed at Oxford...

Union leaders react to Biden’s Detroit visit in support of UAW

President Joe Biden joined United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain on a picket line at General Motors parts warehouse in...

UAW members demand a fair contract during strike at Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant

The United Auto Workers union is striking against Detroit's automakers after the two sides failed to reach a deal before...

Hydrogen represents an option to electrify the trucking industry and beyond

Detroit’s automakers have been pushing to add more electric vehicles to their showroom lineups. But while standard EVs may be...

Affordable used cars are harder to find than prior to COVID-19 pandemic

Used vehicles five years old or newer with price tags under $20,000 made up half of the resale market in...

Construction begins on LGBTQ+ inclusive affordable housing development in Ferndale

Construction has started on a new affordable housing development for elderly members of the LGBTQ+ community in Ferndale.The facility with...

Macomb County announces pump station upgrades in St. Clair Shores

The Chapaton Pump Station and Retention Treatment Basin at 9 Mile Rd and Jefferson Ave. in St. Clair Shores is...

General Motors president talks strong Q2 as contract negotiations with UAW ongoing

General Motors shared a largely positive second quarter earnings report with investors this week. The manufacturer says it generated roughly...

Job security and cost reduction part of UAW, Detroit automakers contract talks

Detroit’s automakers and the United Auto Workers are currently in collective bargaining talks. Discussions are ongoing with General Motors —...

Hill Harper launches US Senate bid with event at Detroit’s Cadillac Square

Hill Harper, an actor best known for roles in hit TV shows such as “CSI: NY” and “The Good Doctor,”...