GM looking to build 2nd US battery factory, Tennessee likely
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GM’s CAMI Assembly gets multiple ENERGY STAR certifications
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Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview
Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and…
Federal government still working on investments in Fiat Chrysler, GM
Open to working with other automakers who submit plans to increase their footprints in Canad
Unifor, GM reach tentative labour deal after extending negotiation
Deal recommended for 1,700 members working at GM plants in St. Catharines, Oshawa and Woodstock.
Closing date of GM-Nikola partnership may be delayed
Automaker would get an 11% stake in exchange for engineering and building Nikola’s Badger hydrogen fuel cell and electric pickup truck.
Ohio tells GM to repay tax break after it shut down plant
Automaker must also invest $12 million in workforce and education needs near the former Lordstown plant closed last year.
Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations
Nikola rejects accusations that the company made false claims about its vehicles.
Unifor targets auto OEM as labour negotiations heat up
Ford picked as the template agreement. Union is pushing for commitments that new products will be made at Canadian plants.
Honda, General Motors sign deal to work on vehicles together
Automakers will also co-operate on purchasing, research and connected services.
GM invests $28M in cogeneration at St. Catharines engine plant
Project cuts greenhouse gas emissions and cuts the propulsion plant’s electricity costs.
Fiat Chrysler calls GM’s bribery allegations ‘preposterous’
GM alleged in a court filing last week that FCA spent millions on bribes by stashing the money in foreign accounts
Plant closings send GM to 2Q loss, but signs of improvement
The Detroit automaker closed its plants on March 18 and they remained idle for two months due to the coronavirus
Ottawa contracts GM Canada to provide 10M face masks
Production to begin immediately at the Oshawa plant, to be distributed at cost.
GM gears up to restart some engine production in Ontario
HFV6 line resumes followed by the balance of St. Catharines operations, CAMI and Oshawa stamped parts.
GM shuts down Maven car share service in TO, all other markets
Last year GM pulled the service from eight North American markets but kept Toronto and some US cities running.
Trump uses wartime act, but GM says it’s already moving fast
Navarro claimed the automaker “dragged its heels for days” in committing to the investments.
Detroit 3, UAW agree on virus measures to keep plants running
Partial closure of plants, deep cleaning and longer periods between shift enacted to protect employees.
GM shows 13 electric vehicles as it tries to run with Tesla
Automaker is touting an exclusive new battery technology that could propel some of the vehicles as far as 644 kilometres.
GM gets tax break in Lordstown for new plant next to factory it closed
Joint venture to work together on battery technology with a 75% tax abatement.
Think tank says UAW deals increased automakers’ labour costs
Center for Automotive Research calculated GM and Ford will see total costs grow $8 per hour, Fiat Chrysler’s will rise by $11.
End of an era as vehicle production comes to a close at GM Oshawa plant
GM announced in November last year that it would wind down production at the plant.
GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed Ohio Cruz plant
New company wants to begin making electric trucks in Lordstown by late 2020.
GM selling shuttered Ohio factory to electric truck maker
Lordstown Motors plans to start with hiring 400 production workers.
Unifor signs deals with firms affected by GM Oshawa plant closure
Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.
GM deal costs make talks with Ford, Fiat Chrysler difficult
Pay raises and a huge signing bonus, union’s top-notch health care changed little.
GM workers ratify contract, ending 40-day US strike
Four-year deal will be used as a template in bargaining with Ford and Fiat Chrysler.
GM suppliers face lingering revenue fallout from strike
Companies suffered varying degrees of damage from the sudden shutdown of operations on Sept. 16.
Workers at large GM plant truck plant in Michigan approve contract
Flint local is the second-largest, so its approval is a strong sign the contract will be ratified.
Autoworkers from closed US plants fight new GM contract
They warn if automaker can close their plants, it can close other plants too.
GM workers called back to Oshawa plant after UAW reaches tentative deal
The company called the roughly 2,000 temporarily laid-off workers at Oshawa back Friday to restart production.
GM contract: worker pay hikes, factory closings move forward
A mix of pay raises, lump sum payments and a US$11,000 signing bonus; in exchange for factories closing.