Stories tagged: general motors
UPDATED: Wed., April 8, 2020
The federal government will buy 30,000 ventilators from General Motors by the end of August for $489.4 million.
Fri., March 27, 2020
President Donald Trump attacked General Motors Friday, alleging that the company promised to build thousands more breathing machines than it can deliver for coronavirus patients and that it wants too …
Mon., March 9, 2020
The arrival of the all-electric future that General Motors’ Mary Barra touted last week will have to wait because of the new coronavirus.
UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020
General Motors, trying to refashion itself as a futuristic company with technology to compete against Tesla, rolled out plans Wednesday for 13 new electric vehicles during the next five years.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
Eight months after it seemed headed for the corporate junkyard, Tesla is now worth more than General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler combined, even though the Big Three together sell …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
The Hummer, once a gas-guzzling target for environmentalists, is making a comeback. But this time around it won’t burn fuel or spew greenhouse gases.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020
General Motors is spending $2.2 billion to refurbish an underused Detroit factory so it can build a series of electric and self-driving vehicles, eventually employing 2,200 people.
Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Fiat Chrysler is moving to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit filed by rival General Motors, denying allegations that it bribed union officials to impose higher labor costs on GM.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
General Motors is planning to open a new technical center for performance and auto racing near the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
General Motors wants to build a new battery factory in Lordstown, Ohio, right next door to its former car assembly plant that it shuttered and sold last year.
Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Two General Motors employees driving new 2020 Corvette Stingrays apparently had a need for speed.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
General Motors will invest $1.5 billion to make what it calls the “next generation” of mid-sized pickup trucks at its plant near St. Louis, the company’s president said Friday.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at a massive Ohio assembly plant GM shut down earlier …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
General Motors workers voted 57.2% in favor of a new contract with the company, bringing an immediate end to a contentious a 40-day strike that paralyzed GM’s U.S. factories.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Contract eetails were posted Thursday on the union website as factory level union officials met to decide if they’ll approve the deal.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement.
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019
The UAW’s lead negotiator said Sunday that talks with General Motors have “taken a turn for the worse.”
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico.
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Contract talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers were set to resume Tuesday after a pause overnight as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union’s …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019
The roughly 49,000 United Auto Workers at General Motors’ plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight because contract talks have broken down.
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
A top United Auto Workers official says the union and General Motors are far apart on major issues, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019
Leaders of the United Auto Workers union have extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but the pact with General Motors is still set to expire Saturday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
General Motors is hiring Google to run key parts of its dashboard infotainment system, admitting that the tech firm can do a better job.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
The United Auto Workers union has picked General Motors as the target company for this year’s contract talks with Detroit’s three automakers.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019
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
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
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
A group of institutional investors is sinking $1.15 billion into GM Cruise LLC, the autonomous vehicle unit of General Motors.