Stories tagged: General Motors
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder …
Thu., May 30, 2019, 3:58 p.m.
The U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating whether a 5-year-old General Motors seat belt recall fixed the problem
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 4:56 p.m.
A group of institutional investors is sinking $1.15 billion into GM Cruise LLC, the autonomous vehicle unit of General Motors.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from President Trump over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a …
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
As their company was swirling around the financial drain in the early 2000s, General Motors executives came up with an idea to counter its gas-guzzling image and point the way …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
The UAW is joining Canada’s autoworkers’ union, Unifor, to apply pressure on General Motors to keep five plants in North America running.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation’s largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to …
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
General Motors’ planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city known for “putting America on wheels,” but the closure and job losses …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
Donald Trump’s “America first” economic nationalism is finally crashing into the reality of America’s shareholder-first global capitalism.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 2:33 p.m.
General Motors will cut up to 14,000 workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it abandons many of its car models and restructures to …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 1:58 p.m.
The U.S. government is investigating more than 100 complaints of poor brake performance on 2.7 million General Motors big pickups and SUVs.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
General Motors will attempt to cut costs by offering buyouts to about 18,000 white-collar workers in North America.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Shares of General Motors rose more than 6 percent Wednesday morning after the company posted a $2.5 billion third-quarter profit that blew away Wall Street estimates.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 3 a.m.
General Motors is ranked No. 1 in the world for gender equality in the workplace.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
General Motors (NYSE: GM) faces concerns about rising aluminum and steel prices and a plateauing North American new-vehicle market, but it has made smart moves, positioning itself well in the …
Thu., May 31, 2018, 7:50 a.m.
Shares of General Motors posted their largest one-day gain since the company’s rebirth from bankruptcy eight years ago, after Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank decided to pump $2.25 billion into GM’s …
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018
General Motors stands out as an attractive, undervalued income opportunity at recent prices.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
If auto loan interest rates rise as expected this year, General Motors and others are likely to make more subsidized loans, including zero-percent financing, to keep car sales flowing.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
General Motors is buying a small Laser light sensor-developer Strobe Inc.
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
General Motors is promising two new electric vehicles on Chevrolet Bolt underpinnings in the next 1
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
About 2,500 workers at a Canadian General Motors plant that makes the Chevrolet Equinox SUV are on strike in a dispute over job security.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 2 a.m.
Many investors are anticipating the spread of electric cars and self-driving vehicles and assuming that the traditional automakers are toast. General Motors’ (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra sees it differently.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
General Motors is extending the normal two-week summer shutdown for at least two U.S. car factories because of slumping sedan sales.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
General Motors says it has built 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory in suburban Detroit.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
General Motors shareholders have overwhelmingly turned down an activist shareholder’s plan to split the company’s stock into two classes.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Auto workers may be getting some extra time off around Independence Day, but they won’t be celebrating. They’ll know it means sales are weak and that profits – and profit-sharing …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Venezuelan authorities seized a General Motors plant Wednesday, an unexpected move that appeared aimed at provoking U.S. authorities and distracting attention from intensifying protests against President Nicolas Maduro.