Letters to the Editor
An exception for skilled workers

To the Editor: This is regarding "There's no need to come to blows over 2-tier wages," Opinion, April 20, about auto workers and the Detroit 3. While the notion of a 10-year progression to top pay appears sound, a few exceptions may exist. Skilled ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25

Lear: 'Facts speak for themselves'

To the Editor: Recently, you may have seen some allegations in the media by the UAW about unfair labor practices or unsafe working conditions at Lear. Those allegations are untrue. Lear has a long-standing history of working collaboratively with ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25

3 more barriers in dealership hiring

To the Editor: Fiat Chrysler's decision to offer free college education is a bold and commendable move that directly addresses the top driver of employee engagement: providing personal growth and career opportunities ("FCA to offer free college ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18

Dealers make a big difference

To the Editor: Thank you for sharing the story about Don Moore and St. Benedict's Homeless Shelter in Owensboro, Ky. ("A Kentucky dealer's cup overfloweth," May 4). The true story of how dealers, their families and their teams make a difference in ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18

More work to do on road to safety

To the Editor: Regarding "50 years since 'Unsafe at Any Speed'" (Keith Crain, April 27): Next year will be the 50th anniversary of the passage of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act and the Highway Safety Act. The reduction in road ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11

Safetywise, recalls aren't all the same

To the Editor: The April 6 editorial, "2 key ideas to fix the recall process could save lives," favors having states notify vehicle owners of outstanding safety recalls. Notification: Yes -- if 50 different vehicle license-renewal processes can be ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11

How about a Jeep midsize pickup?

To the Editor: It is a pity that Ram brand boss Bob Hegbloom cannot envision the market for a midsize pickup, in essence giving the segment to General Motors and Toyota ("Midsize Ram pickup? Too costly, brand boss says," April 6). True, the case for ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13

How BMW decided to build an SUV

To the Editor: I enjoyed "How the SUV drove luxury kings to power" (March 30). As president of BMW of North America at the time of the X5 decision, I was actively engaged in board meetings in Munich presenting and pushing the North American interest ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13

Fashion still trumps function

To the Editor: Nice piece on the importance of aero in automotive design ("What a drag: Designers use new tricks and an old reliable, the wind tunnel," March 23). Even with all the computer programs to evaluate theoretical airflow, there's a lot we ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6

Give customers one price upfront

To the Editor: I wanted to respond to "Why dealer's sold on one-price, one-person" (March 9). I have been a sales consultant at a one-price store for more than 21 years. We went to one price in the fall of 1993 and haven't looked back. We had always ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6

SIA was a success from the start

To the Editor: Lindsay Chappell's March 16 commentary encouraging Jaguar Land Rover to build a North American plant ("A JLR plant in N. America? Do it already," autonews.com) overlooks perhaps one of the most imaginative and successful variations on ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30

Cadillac needs to change its tone

To the Editor: In reference to Richard Truett's observations about Cadillac, I am dismayed by the humble (defeatist) tone in the latest marketing effort ("De Nysschen, 'Dare' I say, needs a better plan to reconstruct Cadillac's image," March 2). ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30

The top 10: Where the action isn't

To the Editor: Your roundup of the top 150 dealership groups based in the U.S. was invaluable, and I don't doubt consolidation among dealerships is moving ahead ("Upheaval hits retail rankings," March 16). But it is fascinating to see that most of ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30

Face it: Cadillac has too many dealers

To the Editor: Anyone connected with the automotive industry in the United States wants Cadillac to succeed. "The Standard of the World" is not something to be taken lightly. Our industry -- and perhaps even our country -- needs Cadillac to be ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16

An obsession with 3rd-party schemes

To the Editor: Regarding "TrueCar sued by dealers for false advertising" (autonews.com, March 9): TrueCar is just another example of the opportunistic scheme of a vendor (albeit a very smart one) to leave the industry in a no-win predicament through ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16

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