Items Tagged with 'GM manufacturing'


Detroit Three to Shorten Summer Shutdowns

July 8, 2014

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.

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Supplier Strikes Stop Production at GM’s South African Assembly Plant

July 7, 2014

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa—GM has suspended production at its assembly plant here due to strikes at component suppliers.

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GM Names New VP of North American Manufacturing

June 25, 2014

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.

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To Improve Your Designs, Listen to the Voice of the Customer

June 3, 2014

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.

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Mother, Daughter Work Side by Side at GM Assembly Plant

May 9, 2014

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.

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GM Seeks Court Protection From Lawsuits

April 23, 2014

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.

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GM Suspends Two Engineers Over Ignition Switch Recall

April 14, 2014

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.

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UAW to Hold Strike Vote at Corvette Assembly Plant

April 9, 2014

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.

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GM to Add 1,400 Jobs

April 7, 2014

DETROIT—GM is investing $450 million and adding 1,400 jobs to two Michigan operations as it revamps its Volt electric hybrid car.

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Suicide Shuts Down GM Assembly Plant

March 20, 2014

FLINT, MI—GM’s truck assembly plant here shut down March 18 after an employee committed suicide there earlier.

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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.


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