Tag: General Motors

Plutocrats Unite: Big Tech, Business Lobby, Outsourcers Demand Amnesty

Executives from the country’s largest tech conglomerates, the big business lobby, and multinational corporations synonymous with outsourcing American jobs are demanding Congress pass the latest Democrat plan giving amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. A new plan by House Democrats known as the “Dream and Protection Act” gives amnesty to nearly three million illegal aliens […]

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Watch–Trump Calls on GM to Reopen Ohio Plant: ‘Get it Open Now, Don’t Wait!’

During a rally in Lima, Ohio on Wednesday, President Trump called on the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors (GM) to work together immediately to reopen the corporation’s Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant. This month, GM closed the first of four American plants it is expected to shutter this year while ramping up production in […]

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Exclusive–Curtis Ellis: Trump Should Impose Auto Tariffs to Stop China from Decimating U.S. Auto Industry

Curtis Ellis of America First Policies says President Trump should impose a 25 percent tariff on auto imports to save American auto manufacturing from China’s efforts to dominate the industry. In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Ellis told Breitbart News Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak that the Trump administration […]

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Union Workers Stand with Trump: ‘Don’t Let GM Off the Hook’ for Plant Closures

The United Auto Workers (UAW) — which represents thousands of American workers at General Motors (GM) — is standing with President Trump in his recent call for GM CEO Mary Barra to reopen the corporation’s idled Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant. This week, Trump called on Barra to reopen the recently closed GM Lordstown assembly plant. […]

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Reports Claim GM Snipped Potential Lordstown/Chevrolet Cruze Lifeline

The president of a UAW local that represented General Motors workers at the now shuttered Lordstown Assembly plant isn’t happy knowing there was a chance that the mothballed facility could still be cranking out Chevrolet Cruzes. Dave Green, president of UAW Local 1112, responded to reports in the Detroit Free Press and Youngstown Vindicator that a […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Old Man Garage Queens From the Early 2000s

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Trump Gives GM Ultimatum: Reopen Closed Lordstown, Ohio, Plant

President Donald Trump this weekend called out multinational corporation General Motors (GM) for closing its first of four U.S. assembly plants it expects to shutter this year, urging GM CEO Mary Barra to quickly reopen the plant. Trump called out the automaker and Barra for laying off thousands of American workers and the recent closing […]

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Michigan: 5-in-10 Voters Favor Replacing Trump as GM Continues Layoffs

Nearly 5-in-10 Michigan voters said they will likely vote to replace President Trump in the upcoming 2020 presidential election as General Motors (GM) continues layoffs in the state and keeps working class communities in the dark about future layoffs. A new poll from EPIC-MRA finds that Rust Belt voters, by and large, may not be convinced that […]

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Watch–GM Worker Details Last Day Before Ohio Plant Closure: ‘It’s Hard to Even Fathom’

American General Motors (GM) worker Aaron Applegate detailed his last day at the multinational corporation’s Lordstown Ohio Assembly plant as GM executives close the site, just one of four being closed this year. Applegate has worked at the GM Lordstown plant for 11 years supporting his wife, Jean Ann, and four children, including his 13-year-old […]

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Premium Price War: 2020 Cadillac XT6 Starts Above Rival Lincoln Aviator

Americans gain two new domestic midsizers for the 2020 model year, and both of the premium crossover rivals take a different approach in how they propel their human cargo. The Cadillac XT6, which debuted in Detroit in January and hits dealers this summer, adopts front-drive architecture; the 2020 Lincoln Aviator […]

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Ford Taurus Enters Extinction As the Last Chevrolet Cruze Trundles Down the Assembly Line

Much like in the pre-1985 era and a short spell from 2006-2007, every last one of you woke up this morning in a world without the Ford Taurus. The historic nameplate met its end on Friday at Ford’s Chicago assembly plant, with the automaker choosing to honor the model’s service […]

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With CT6-V Sold Out, Cadillac Poised to Drop a Second V8 Shoe

We’ve hinted at this before, but now there’s order guides and pricing to share. While Cadillac’s CT6 flagship sedan will soon be without a home, General Motors hasn’t said anything about dropping the model. Once Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly shuts off the lights, GM would like to source its full-size sedan from […]

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Remaining GM Workers on Edge as Layoffs End: We’re ‘Nervous and Afraid’

The remaining American workers at General Motors (GM) say they are on edge as layoffs of thousands of longtime U.S. employees have somewhat concluded at a number of the automakers’ plants. At the beginning of the month, GM executives began laying off 14,700 workers in the United States and Canada, with the majority of the […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Abolishes the Internal Combustion Engine

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)’s Green New Deal legislation will abolish I.C.E. — the internal combustion engine. The bill introduced Thursday by Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) requires “overhauling transportation systems in the United States to eliminate pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector” through investment in “zero-emission vehicle infrastructure and manufacturing,” a move […]

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Black Monday: GM to Layoff 4K American White-Collar Workers

Executives at General Motors (GM) announced Friday that about 4,250 white-collar workers would be laid off, the vast majority of whom are in the United States, as the multinational corporation continues shifting production overseas and to Mexico. GM executives are set to start the layoffs on Monday of next week,with an investment strategist declaring the day […]

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Electric Vehicles Are in the Spotlight at Detroit’s 2019 Auto Show

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Just before Thanksgiving, Ken Westerman came close to buying his first fully electric car, a Tesla Model 3. A retired music teacher with an interest in protecting the environment, Mr. Westerman was looking to replace the hybrid car he had been driving for years, a red […]

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UAW Sues General Motors Over Temporary Workforce

Last week a lawsuit was filed with the U.S. District Court in Youngstown claiming that General Motors is in violation of a “memorandum of understanding” with the United Automobile Workers by allowing temporary employees to support the launch of some new product from Fort Wayne Assembly Plant. The facility, which […]

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U.S. Auto Sales Put Up a Big Number, but Show Signs of Strain

As they recorded another year of strong United States sales, automakers said Thursday that they saw little cause for concern in the months ahead. But a closer look shows signs of strain emerging on several fronts. Annual sales reached 17.3 million new cars and light trucks last year, a rise […]

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DoorDash and GM’s Cruise team up to pilot food delivery via self-driving cars

General Motors (GM) is partnering with DoorDash to enable on-demand food deliveries via driverless cars. The duo announced that a pilot delivery program will kick off in San Francisco in “early 2019,” and will involve both meals from restaurants and groceries. As a century-old automotive giant, GM has been investing […]

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