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Lana Payne has been elected as the new national president of Unifor, taking over the role five months after longtime leader Jerry Dias abruptly retired as head of Canada’s largest private sector union. About 1,000 Unifor delegates, voting on behalf of locals across Canada, cast ballots at the union’s constitutional convention in Toronto Wednesday. Payne,
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4:33 PM ET Associated Press The strange motorsports silly season has knocked IndyCar driver Felix Rosenqvist into limbo, with the Swede now desperately trying to hold onto his current seat and avoid being shipped to McLaren Racing’s new Formula E team. McLaren and Rosenqvist said in June they’d agreed to a deal in which Rosenqvist
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Online used-vehicle retailer Shift Technologies Inc. said Tuesday it plans to combine with CarLotz, a used-vehicle consignment company, in a stock-for-stock merger. The companies cited “complementary geographies” as a reason for the planned merger. CarLotz aims to use Shift’s proprietary inventory acquisition software and at-home delivery offering to help obtain “differentiated inventory” and to expand
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Ford F-150 Lightning trucks manufactured at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn Michigan. Courtesy: Ford Motor Co. DETROIT – Ford Motor on Tuesday said it is increasing the starting prices of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup due to “significant material cost increases and other factors.” The Detroit automaker said the price increases – between
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10:37 AM ET Lewis Hamilton has said that he could continue to race beyond 2023 and has added that he is “still on the mission” in Formula One. Hamilton’s contract with Mercedes expires next year and the 37-year-old sits sixth in the championship standings after a challenging season, 112 points behind leader Max Verstappen. 1
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Gissing North America LLC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with up to $100 million in liabilities. Gissing, based in Bingham Farms, Mich., is a subsidiary of a Chinese automotive supplier, and manufactures interior acoustic and cargo management systems for Ford Motor Co., General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp., Nissan Motor Co. and Honda Motor
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9:05 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Scott Dixon passed Mario Andretti for second on IndyCar’s all-time wins list with a victory Sunday in the messy Music City Grand Prix that pulled him within reach of a record-tying seventh series championship. Dixon overcame a poor qualifying effort, damage to his Chip Ganassi Racing car,
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