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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Auto plants across the U.S. are a beehive of activity as workers (and their bosses) seek to make up for lost time. The two-month coronavirus shutdown drained inventories, yet the virus that sparked the unprecedented closure of workplaces across the nation hasn't gone away. As you read...
  2. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Reports that GM had declined to close its Arlington Assembly plant broke yesterday. Today, reports suggest that a second plant, in Wentzville, Missouri, is seeing COVID cases on the rise. The Detroit Free Press reports that there are 22 confirmed cases in Arlington and 12 in Wentzville. The...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Automakers have been announcing plans to restart production in early May, but the UAW argues that it's still too early to safely send workers back to work, citing insufficient scientific data, according to Reuters. "At this point in time, the UAW does not believe the scientific data is...
  4. Global Chevrolet News
    It's big and it sells very well, but the upcoming Chevrolet Traverse is having something of an identity issue. Unveiled in top-trim form last month, the refreshed version of the second-generation Traverse was expected to go on sale late this year as a 2021 model. Fast-forward a few weeks and...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The President has invoked the Defense Production Act, locking General Motors into a pact to build truckloads of the life-saving equipment. As reported by CNBC, federal officials say the automaker will add 30,000 ventilators to the federal stockpile by the end of August, with the deal carrying a...
  6. Global Buick News
    In an effort to drive sales, GM will offer 10% off accessories across all of its brands. The move is a reaction to the global coronavirus pandemic. "I understand how uncertain these times feel. For many of us, it's our first experience of this type. But disruption and trying circumstances are...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    With some analysts now estimating the coronavirus outbreak's cost to the automotive industry at as much as $100 billion, there's not much reason to hope for any vehicle segment to trend in any direction but downward. However, domestic pickup sales have surprised us. Despite the industry taking...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    North American International Auto Show organizers broke with tradition this year by moving the premier trade event, for decades held in January, to a more pleasant and marketable June date. Now they've broken with tradition again - by scrapping the thing altogether. The reason behind it is so...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Much talk has been made over the past week of turning the auto industry's manufacturing might into a so-called Arsenal of Health. In the U.S. and Canada, federal governments have turned to automakers for production of much-needed ventilators to save lives of coronavirus patients. Meanwhile...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    While there soon won't be any cars, trucks, or SUVs rolling out of GM's auto plants in North America, the automaker could instead be starting to build lifesaving medical devices in order to help the country cope with COVID-19. Reuters is reporting that GM, along with Ford, has been in talks...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Following the announcement this morning that the UAW had succeeded in holding the big three to protective measure, GM has announced that it will shut down all North American plants until March 30. That's according to a report from the Detroit Free Press. "GM and the UAW have always put the...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    New measures are being enacted at Detroit Three plants, including General Motors, in order to help protect workers against the COVID-19 Virus, the United Auto Workers announced earlier. "We spent hours tonight in talks with the leadership of the Big 3, demanding that they do the right thing for...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A 48 hour period intended to allow GM, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to come with a counter-offer to the UAW's expressed desire to stop production for two weeks to prevent the spread of coronavirus is almost up. The UAW said today that it asked the big three to suspend US production for...
  14. Global Cadillac News
    The public debut of Cadillac's first all-electric model has hit a snag in the form of the fast-growing coronavirus epidemic. A splashy (aren't all reveals splashy?) unveiling scheduled to take place April 2 is now scrapped, Bloomberg reports. The article, which (strangely) positions the...
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