VALENCIA, Venezuela—General Motors could be making an effort to return to Venezuela after announcing it was shuttering operations following a court-ordered seizure of its assembly plant here. The factory was confiscated last week, along with GM’s bank accounts and other assets, as anti-government protesters clashed with security forces and pro-government groups—a surprise decision that drew the U.S. into the country’s increasing political turmoil.
WENTZVILLE, MO—A woman suspected in the stabbing of a worker at GM’s assembly plant here has turned herself in to police Thursday. A female employee at the plant was hospitalized Wednesday night was stabbed five times. The attacker was not employed at the factory.
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KANSAS CITY, KS—General Motors is investing $55 million to build an 830,000-square-foot “logistics optimization center” adjacent to its Fairfax assembly plant here. The operation is expected to employ approximately 500 workers.
OSHAWA, ON—Up to 100 people will be hired early next year at General Motors’ assembly plant here, thanks to a boost in Chevy Equinox production and the new four-year tentative contract reached last month. MORE
SPRING HILL, TN—General Motors plans to add 650 jobs at its assembly plant here. The company will be adding a third shift, which is expected to begin in January 2017. Staffing details are still being finalized, but the company will begin filling the positions this quarter.
OSHAWA, ON—Canadian auto workers union Unifor has a tentative contract agreement with General Motors Co. that not only breathes new life into the at-risk Oshawa Assembly Plant east of Toronto, but signifies a testament to the importance of the automotive industry across Canada.