PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Oct 2
Oct 2 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- The United Automobile Workers union plans to resume discussions with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after nearly two-thirds of the company's hourly workers rejected a proposed new contract which included wage increases and bonuses but failed to put a cap on the number of lower-paid workers. (nyti.ms/1WAVeWa)
- Amazon said that it would stop selling devices from Apple Inc and Google Inc that compete with its own streaming media players. The unusual move for Amazon is not about retail sales, but rather about shoring up its Fire TV streaming devices, which are crucial to its vision for the future. (nyti.ms/1KUPMWu)
- With Germany's biggest corporation, Volkswagen AG , undergoing the worst crisis in its modern history, new questions are being raised about what some see as the too-cozy relationship between Germany's leaders and its auto industry. (nyti.ms/1OL0pRX)
- Bayer AG said it would lower the expected price range for the planned initial public offering of its polymer business, Covestro AG, amid a volatile period in global stock markets. (nyti.ms/1VrBneG) Continuación...