DETROIT—The longest nationwide strike against General Motors in half a century ended last Friday after a solid majority of the company’s union members delivered their support for the four-year contract hammered out by their leaders.
DETROIT—Early results from several United Auto Workers locals show that the new contract with General Motors Co. is receiving mixed support from members. The UAW wants local unions representing employees across 55 GM facilities in 19 states to submit their ratification vote totals by this Friday afternoon.
DETROIT—More than 100 automotive supplier companies have enacted some form of temporary layoffs affecting up to 12,000 salaried and hourly employees in the United States, as the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors Co. enters its fourth week.
DETROIT—Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union’s first walkout against the automaker in more than a decade.
ARLINGTON, TX—General Motors Co. is investing an additional $20 million at its assembly plant here to upgrade conveyors in preparation for the launch of GM’s all-new full-size SUVs. GM has invested more than $1.4 billion in the facility since 2015.
SAN FRANCISCO--The battle for the midsized, middle-class electric car market is revving up as high-tech upstart Tesla scrambles to get its Model 3 out to buyers in the face of strong competition from Detroit mainstay General Motors, reports Seeker. Deliveries of the GM-produced Chevy Bolt have increased significantly, while Tesla continues to deal with persistent production delays.
DETROIT--Workers at a General Motors factory in Canada approved a new labor contract Monday, ending a 4-week strike that stalled production of the Chevrolet Equinox. GM's CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, is the main source of Equinox crossovers. The facility had been idle since Sept. 17. Unifor Local 88 President Dan Borthwick says nearly 86 percent of members voted in favor of the 4-year deal.
SAN FRANCISCO--Cruise, the self-driving car startup that sold to General Motors last year, has developed a production design vehicle based on the Bolt electric vehicle. Temporarily dubbed Generation 3, the car is now ready for the factory production line. Thus far, the company has produced about 50 of the cars.