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News Automotive General
October 1, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 28, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

Nikola rejects accusations that the company made false claims about its vehicles.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 8, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 3, 2020  

Honda, General Motors sign deal to work on vehicles together

Automakers will also co-operate on purchasing, research and connected services.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

GM invests $28M in cogeneration at St. Catharines engine plant

Project cuts greenhouse gas emissions and cuts the propulsion plant’s electricity costs.

News Automotive General
August 10, 2020  

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

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 29, 2020  

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

News Automotive Government General
May 28, 2020  

Ottawa contracts GM Canada to provide 10M face masks

Production to begin immediately at the Oshawa plant, to be distributed at cost.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
May 6, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General
April 23, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 30, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General
March 18, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 5, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
February 20, 2020  

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.