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DETROIT—Brisk sales of pickups and SUVs are causing the Detroit Three automakers to eliminate or shorten their traditional two-week summer shutdown at many U.S. plants.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa—GM has suspended production at its assembly plant here due to strikes at component suppliers.
DETROIT—General Motors has appointed Cathy Clegg, a 31-year veteran of the company, to take over as vice president of North American manufacturing as it focuses on improving the production launches of new vehicles in the wake of a record number of recalls.
The late novelist John Le Carré once said, “A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.” As it turns out, what was good advice for spies is equally good for manufacturing and design engineers.
DETROIT—Building electric vehicles has become a family affair for Evetta Osborne, 47, and her daughter, Monique Watson, 28. They see each other daily because they work side-by-side at GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant.
DETROIT—GM has urged a local court to offer protection from certain lawsuits being filed against the company over a recall related to faulty ignition switches.
DETROIT—GM has suspended two engineers with pay for their part in the company’s long failure to recall Chevrolet Cobalts and other small cars equipped with a defective ignition switch linked to 13 deaths.
BOWLING GREEN, KY—The UAW has scheduled a vote to authorize a strike at the General Motors assembly plant here, which makes the Chevrolet Corvette.
DETROIT—GM is investing $450 million and adding 1,400 jobs to two Michigan operations as it revamps its Volt electric hybrid car.
FLINT, MI—GM’s truck assembly plant here shut down March 18 after an employee committed suicide there earlier.