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GM Opens New Advanced Vehicle Test Track Near Toronto, Canada

GM is expanding its operations in Canada as it has just completed work on the Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) McLaughlin Advanced Technology Track. The facility was opened near GM’s Oshawa plant, about 40 miles away from Toronto. The four-lane, oval-shaped track will allow the automaker to test advanced technology and vehicle software for endless miles […]

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Despite Pandemic, GM’s Hourly UAW Workers Are Getting Larger Profit-Sharing Cheques Than In 2019

General Motors’ hourly UAW-represented employees could get as much as $9,000 in profit-sharing payments for their work in 2020. According to The Detroit News, GM said that 44,000 workers are eligible for that payment. Should the final, official tally match estimates, it will mean a roughly $1,000 larger payout than in 2019. The cheques are […]

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Canadian Auto Production Last Year Hit Lowest Levels Since 1982

Canada’s automotive industry actually stretches back longer than you might think. But last year production fell to its lowest levels in nearly three decades. According to DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, per Automotive News Canada, the country’s production of new vehicles fell to 1.4 million last year, down from nearly 2 million units in 2019, a drop […]

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GM Announces Recall For Six Million Trucks And SUVs With Takata Airbags

General Motors is recalling almost six million pickup trucks and SUVs in the United States to replace potentially faulty and dangerous Takata airbag inflators. GM, like most other car manufacturers, has issued multiple recall campaigns related to faulty Takata airbag inflators in recent years. As with the other recalls, this one concerns airbag inflators that […]

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Audi And Ford Norge Respond To GM’s “No Way, Norway” Super Bowl Ad With Videos Of Their Own

GM released their Super Bowl commercial earlier this week and it features Will Ferrell teaming up to take on Norway and their love affair with electric vehicles. Dubbed “No Way, Norway,” the clip is designed to promote GM’s plan to introduce 30 electric vehicles by 2025. As a result, it features the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq […]

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