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    Ohio's Tax Credit Authority is ordering GM to repay $28 million in tax incentives it received to keep its Lordstown Assembly Plant open, according to the Columbus Dispatch. General Motors also agreed to invest a further $12 million in the state as part of an agreement whose terms were publicized...
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    The Ohio state agency tasked with figuring out how to recoup taxes from GM delayed taking action on Monday. Shortly before a meeting of the Ohio Tax Credit Authority, the item pertaining to GM's tax breaks was taken off the agenda. The move, reports The Columbus Dispatch, is not unusual but no...
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    Rivian wants to dazzle you with excessive range and dirt-flinging tank turns. Ford wants you to feel virtuous while behind the wheel of an F-150. General Motors wants to crush things beneath the wheels of the monstrous GMC Hummer EV. Lordstown Motors's electric pickup, on the other hand...
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    If you weren't aware, the sprawling General Motors assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio is no longer cranking out Chevy Cruzes. No plant is. And there's now a strange "Lordstown Motors" sign adorning the complex, with some sort of crazy promise about building electric pickups? Wild. The state of...
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    Brookville, Ohio will be the location of a new plant designed to help GM produce 6.6-liter Duramax Diesel engines. The investment will cost GM $175 million and will supply the Silverado and Sierra HD with their diesel V8s. The 75-acre plot of land was bought last year for $3 million and the...
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    General Motors' legal team has requested that the lawsuit filed by the United Automobile Workers, which claims that its decision to idle factories is in violation of an existing union agreement, be dismissed by a federal judge. The UAW alleges that GM sidestepped the collective bargaining...
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    In addition to, and perhaps because of, Lordstown Assembly's shut down, GM is shutting down southern Ohio's West Chester Twp processing center on May 31. The closure will affect 101 hourly and salaried workers at the facility, 94 of whom are represented by the UAW. Last November, UAW Local 696...
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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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    GM is facing a lawsuit for allowing racism within its Toledo, Ohio powertrain plant. Black workers report receiving numerous threats, which were racial and violent in content. The plaintiffs in the suit describe receiving truly vile threats and fearing for their lives. One supervisor...
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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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    Two senators in Ohio, home to the unfortunate Lordstown Assembly plant, want answers from General Motors. Following the automaker's announcement that it will withdraw the plant's sole product - the Chevrolet Cruze - in March of 2019, leaving the factory's remaining 1,500 workers out of a job...
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    General Motors summoned all 3,000 of its Lordstown Assembly employees to the Ohio plant this afternoon, and half left the meeting with an uncertain future. The automaker said it plans to cut the second shift at the plant, just a year after GM scrapped the third shift in the face of declining...
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