Stories tagged: "General Motors"


Mark Reuss, General Motors president speaks at their Detroit- Hamtramck assembly plant on January 27, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. - GM announced a $2.2 billion USD investment at its Detroit- Hamtramck assembly plant to produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. GM's first all-electric truck will be a pickup with production scheduled to begin in late 2021. Detroit-Hamtramck will be GM's first fully-dedicated electric vehicle assembly plant. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)
Big Three Commit to Electrifying Auto Industry Under Biden

The commitments from General Motors, Ford and Fiat-Chrysler to pivot toward electric gives Michigan drivers hope for a greener future.

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Inside Biden’s Big Auto Industry Plans: 1M New Jobs and an Electric Fleet for the White House

Speaking to Michiganders Wednesday, Joe Biden called unions America's "economic engine" and laid out a plan to reignite that engine.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, center, listens to McGregor Industries owner Bob McGregor, right, give a tour of the metal fabricating facility, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Dunmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Michigan Auto Workers Know Recession. Here’s What They Say They Need Now.

Without a concrete plan for recovery, auto workers worry they'll be left "drifting in the wind."

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, from left, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and McGregor Industries owner Bob McGregor listen to First Class Fitter Michael Phillips during a tour of the metal fabricating facility, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Dunmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
The Real Reason Michigan Factory Workers Are Voting for Joe Biden

Manufacturing workers are anxious about their financial future. Here's how Joe Biden's Build Back Better plan meets these middle class families’ needs.

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo a United Auto Workers assemblymen work on a 2018 Ford F-150 trucks being assembled at the Ford Rouge assembly plant in Dearborn, Mich. The United Auto Workers union wants Detroit's three automakers to shut down their factories for two weeks to keep its members safe from the spreading coronavirus. But union President Rory Gamble says in an email to members obtained by The Associated Press that the companies were not willing to shut factories down. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Reigniting the Auto Industry: The Big Three Automakers’ Plan to Reopen

The Big Three automakers have Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's clear to open May 11. That’s a full week earlier than their anticipated start date.

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GM May Bring Back Cash for Clunkers to Boost Sales

GM’s aggressive cost-cutting in recent years helped it stay in gear during the coronavirus, and a new Cash for Clunkers program might spur recovery.