Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company pivots from internal combustion engines in favour of building cars powered by batteries or hydrogen fuel cells.
Alliance will lobby to “re-invest in public services,” and ask Ford to encourage employers to create “good stable jobs.”
Peer-to-peer platform allows GM customers to rent out their vehicles, offsetting some ownership costs.
Jerry Dias wants GM to reverse plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, including 2,500 production workers in Oshawa, Ont.
The US president thinks tariffs on foreign imports will discourage companies like GM from shuttering US plants.
Canada’s manufacturing sector lost 278,000 jobs between 2000 and 2007.
Ford said the fight ahead for the 2,500 autoworkers affected by the looming Oshawa plant closure will be to find new jobs.
Plant is entirely dependent on GM’s assembly line, 77 workers to be relocated.
The human cost of job loss is enormous, potentially leading to depression, failing marriages or health, even suicide.
Unifor leader calls on Trudeau to work with Trump to keep manufacturing jobs from shifting south.
Jerry Dias, national president of Unifor, said the union will fight against the planned move “tooth and nail.”
Part of a shift in the automaker’s global production, nothing to do with the USMCA trade agreement.
GM recalled SUVs in August of 2016 because the wipers could fail.
Buyout offers were made Wednesday to salaried workers in North America with 12 or more years of service.
Will drive the scale and infrastructure investments needed to allow the US to lead the way to a zero emissions future: Ruess