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News Automotive Health & Safety
July 15, 2021  

GM warns some Bolt owners to park outdoors due to fire risk

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors is telling owners of

News Automotive Business Operations
July 7, 2021  

Canadian auto sales surge nearly 52 per cent in Q2 after small increase in June

TORONTO (CP) – Canadian auto sales surged nearly 52

News Automotive Manufacturing Sustainability
June 29, 2021  

Production Accelerated for BrightDrop EV600

General Motors will end production of the Chevrolet Equinox

News Manufacturing Operations Production
March 9, 2021  

GM looking to build 2nd US battery factory, Tennessee likely

(AP) DETROIT – General Motors says it’s looking for

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Production
March 3, 2021  

GM’s CAMI Assembly gets multiple ENERGY STAR certifications

General Motors’ CAMI Assembly recently received Natural Resources Canada’s

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Technology
January 25, 2021  

Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview

Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 10, 2020  

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

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 5, 2020  

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.

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 16, 2020  

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.

News General
December 18, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 9, 2019  

GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed Ohio Cruz plant

New company wants to begin making electric trucks in Lordstown by late 2020.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 8, 2019  

GM selling shuttered Ohio factory to electric truck maker

Lordstown Motors plans to start with hiring 400 production workers.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 30, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 28, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 28, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 24, 2019  

GM suppliers face lingering revenue fallout from strike

Companies suffered varying degrees of damage from the sudden shutdown of operations on Sept. 16.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 24, 2019  

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.