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.