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UAW Concludes Negotiations with GM, Finalizing Detroit Three Automaker Strikes

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The United Auto Workers (UAW) union and General Motors (GM) finalize an agreement, concluding the six-week strike among the Detroit Three automakers.   The UAW strike involved nearly 50,000 workers, costing billions over 40+ days. Tentative deals for all three automakers, including Ford and Stellantis,...

Honda and GM Cease Joint EV Development Plans

Honda discontinues its collaborative efforts with General Motors (GM) to produce affordable electric vehicles.   Honda and GM's partnership aimed to introduce EVs based on GM’s Ultium battery primarily for small SUVs by 2027. GM faces financial uncertainties, with potential losses linked to the UAW...

UAW Escalates Strike Action at GM’s Texas SUV Plant

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has broadened its strike actions against General Motors (GM) by targeting a significant SUV plant in Texas, shortly after GM released positive third-quarter earnings.   UAW intensified strikes at GM’s Arlington Assembly plant, involving about 5,000 workers. The move...

GM Delays Production of Several EV Models to Boost Profitability

GM postpones the production of its Equinox, Silverado, and GMC Sierra EVs, revealing updates on the Ultium Bolt following their Q3 earnings report.   GM shifts production timelines to focus on profitability and respond to current EV demand. Ultium Bolt to receive advancements, including LFP...

General Motors Postpones Orion Assembly’s Electric Pickup Production Until 2025

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General Motors postpones electric pickup production at Detroit's Orion Assembly to late 2025 for market and engineering alignment. About 1,000 employees at Orion Assembly have the option to transfer to other Michigan-based GM plants, including Factory Zero. GM phases out current Bolt models,...

The NHTSA is Opening a Probe into GM’s Cruise Over Risks to Pedestrians

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This comes after reports of four incidents involving the company’s robotaxis and pedestrians. The NHTSA says Cruise vehicles have been found to encroach on pedestrians in some circumstances. Another investigation is looking into crashes with vehicles and emergency responders. The autonomous driving arm of...

A Deal Has Been Signed Between GM Canada and Unifor

Salaries should increase by 20% for longtime workers over the next 3 years. Full-time workers will also receive a $10,000 bonus. 5% of Unifor members voted in favour of this deal. After a short strike that lasted about 12 hours last week, Unifor and...

UPDATE: Unifor Striking at Three GM Canadian Plants

Union says GM not following Ford contract pattern Strike impacts engine and vehicle production UPDATE: Late this afternoon, Unifor announced that its negotiators had reached a tentative agreement with General Motors. See below. Around 4,300 Unifor workers at GM facilities in Canada have gone on...

GM Secures $6 Billion Credit Agreement Amidst UAW Strike

In 1996 General Motors acquired the Renaissance Center to house
As the United Auto Workers strike persists, General Motors has established a $6 billion revolving credit agreement.   ·      GM's new credit agreement has terms including maintaining specific global and U.S. liquidity levels. ·      Approximately 25,000 workers from GM, Ford Motor, and Stellantis are currently on strike. ·     ...

GM, Stellantis Could See Massive Fines if Fuel Economy Targets Increased: Report

Automaker-run lobby group says two automakers heavily targeted Assumes nearly $10b in fines by 2032 A federal proposal to boost fuel economy standards through the next decade could cost Stellantis and General Motors $9.5B in fines. At least that's what a group representing the...