Crain's Detroit is reporting that Faurecia North America is the minority stakeholder in trucking company Rush Group's Detroit Manufacturing Systems, LLC.
On his Shifting Gears Blog, Dustin Walsh cites an unnamed source to report that Faurecia and Rush Group struck a deal after Faurecia with the .
Faurecia has been in negotiations to acquire the plant in Saline since August of 2011. UAW Local 892 President Mark Caruso has said that to continue plastic molding operations at the Saline plant, using just 25 percent of the 1.6 million square foot plant. Caruso said some of the assembly work and about 600 jobs would go to Detroit Manufacturing Systems, LLC.
Under the terms of the deal with the UAW, production workers at the Saline plant would start at an hourly wage of $11.
The UAW has also put its Maple Road building on the market.
Reached last week, Ford spokesperson Della DiPietro said she was not able comment on specifics of a possible deal until legal settlements are reached.