Navarro claimed the automaker “dragged its heels for days” in committing to the investments.
Partial closure of plants, deep cleaning and longer periods between shift enacted to protect employees.
Automaker is touting an exclusive new battery technology that could propel some of the vehicles as far as 644 kilometres.
Joint venture to work together on battery technology with a 75% tax abatement.
Center for Automotive Research calculated GM and Ford will see total costs grow $8 per hour, Fiat Chrysler’s will rise by $11.
GM announced in November last year that it would wind down production at the plant.
New company wants to begin making electric trucks in Lordstown by late 2020.
Lordstown Motors plans to start with hiring 400 production workers.
Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.
Pay raises and a huge signing bonus, union’s top-notch health care changed little.
Four-year deal will be used as a template in bargaining with Ford and Fiat Chrysler.
Companies suffered varying degrees of damage from the sudden shutdown of operations on Sept. 16.
Flint local is the second-largest, so its approval is a strong sign the contract will be ratified.
They warn if automaker can close their plants, it can close other plants too.
The company called the roughly 2,000 temporarily laid-off workers at Oshawa back Friday to restart production.