Stellantis has mentioned it is going to be canceling its participation in subsequent yr’s CES expertise present in Las Vegas because of the “mounting” prices of the continuing auto employees strike in North America
ByThe Related Press
October 17, 2023, 2:27 PM
MILAN — MILAN (AP) — Stellantis, the multinational maker of Jeep and Ram, mentioned Tuesday that it’s canceling its participation in subsequent yr’s CES expertise present in Las Vegas citing the “mounting” prices of the continuing auto employees strike in North America.
The Europe-based firm mentioned its focus is on measures “to mitigate monetary impacts and protect capital,” in the course of the ongoing negotiations with the United Auto Employees union. It mentioned it will “display its transformation right into a mobility tech firm by way of different means” than participation in CES 2024.
CES has more and more grow to be a discussion board for automotive information, as automotive and tech firms improve their cooperation. The subsequent version might be held Jan. 9-12.
The strike by the United Auto Employees union has entered its fifth week with no sign of ending. The union has focused particular vegetation from every U.S. automaker, together with Stellantis, General Motors and Ford. About 34,000 autoworkers are on strike towards the three firms, and the union has threatened to develop so as to add extra factories.