Stories tagged: general motors
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.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
General Motors will attempt to cut costs by offering buyouts to about 18,000 white-collar workers in North America.