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    With just days left before the last Cadillac CT6 and Chevrolet Impala sedans roll off the assembly line at General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck plant, the automaker has put up funding for the facility's future. For the once-endangered plant, it will be a future free of gas-powered cars and trucks...
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    The Hummer name is set to be revived and the announcement will come at the Super Bowl. LeBron James will reportedly deliver the actual message that an electric Hummer will be sold under the GMC badge. The report indicates that the vehicles will be built at GM's Detroit-Hamtramck plant, starting...
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    A report from the Detroit News says that General Motors is planning to build the electric versions of some of its most popular vehicles at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant, according to industry forecast group LMC Automotive. And that plan looks to include the resurrection of the Hummer...
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    No one knows what the future of General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant holds, or if it even has a future after Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac CT6 production dries up in January 2020. In an alternate future, however, the plant would have swapped out the sign out front, replacing the GM...
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    Detroit-Hamtramck, one of the five North American plants General Motors plans to shutter before the end of the year, will instead linger online a little longer. While the plant's future is still very much in doubt, and the lights will certainly go off for at least some period of time, the...
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    On Monday, General Motors stated its intent to invest $36 million into Lansing Delta Township Assembly, maker of large crossovers since its inception. Little info was provided on the details of the investment, and GM claims the cash won't expand Lansing's complement of 2,600 employees. GM CEO...
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    Canada's auto union has been aggressively lobbying for GM to assign product to its Oshawa Assembly Plant. GM feels, though, that the Unifor's latest strategy goes too far. The automaker threatened to sue Unifor over an ad it decided to run during the Canadian broadcast of the Super Bowl anyway...
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    Union and GM representatives met Tuesday to discuss saving the automaker's Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant, but GM said that it still plans to close the plant in 2019. "Unfortunately, all Unifor's proposals would involve substantial incremental costs and a further deterioration of GM's...
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    It isn't looking good. There's a greater-than-likely chance we'll soon have a flexible yet unwanted assembly plant sitting vacant on the other side of the lake from Rochester, New York, joining two transmission facilities, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, and Lordstown Assembly on GM's Island of...
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    Cadillac does it. Porsche does it. Audi does it. Even Mercedes and BMW. It's a Hot Vee turbocharger. Why go against the norm when it comes to snail placement? This is why, and how it works. With a conventional turbo, or pair of turbos, the turbocharger is hung off the side of the engine...
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    The C8 Corvette's release has been delayed six months due to electrical issues, according to a report from GM Authority. The news follows another report stating that the C8 would not be released at the Detroit auto show, contrary to oft-repeated rumors. Sources speaking on condition of...
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    The final winter installment of the North American International Auto Show won't play host to the first mid-engine Corvette. That's according to a report from GM Authority. The publication, after seeking official comment from Chevrolet, was told that neither the brand's car nor its crossover...
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    Despite ongoing turmoil in the country's oil patch, with the government of Alberta paying to have white Dodge Durango R/T SUVs project a constantly updating tally of money lost due to discounted Canadian oil prices onto the sides of downtown Ottawa buildings, the big economic story north of the...
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    We'd love to create our own reality, but it's not achievable. Not while other people exist. I'd prefer a vehicular landscape populated with vinyl-topped sedans and formal personal luxury coupes and regular cab pickups, but alas, the personal buying choices of millions of consumers have stymied...
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