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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    With its members having recently voted to strike if bargaining teams don't make headway, Canadian autoworkers union Unifor plans to reveal its first target next Tuesday. Contract talks kicked off last month, with Unifor aiming to maintain, at the very least, the current complement of Detroit...
  2. Global Chevrolet News
    Production of the C8 Corvette will accelerate thanks to a second shift on the line. With that, customers may start receiving their Corvettes sooner than expected. The second shift started on August 31, according to reports, and has, predictably, sped up production. Chevrolet was building 95...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    UAW members have voted to ratify a deal between the union and GM, ending a 40-day strike. The strike was the longest big-three work stoppage since 1970. Although UAW negotiators agreed to the deal with GM tentatively last week, the ultimate decision on whether or not it would end the strike...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Today is the last day of voting for UAW members employed at General Motors plants. By day's end, we'll know whether the rank and file saw fit to ratify the tentative agreement signed last week, thus ending the now 40-day-long strike, or send their bargaining team back to the table in search of a...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Voting is ongoing among UAW locals this week as the union attempts to put a contract deal in place between its members and General Motors. Thus far, the voting process has been met with mixed emotions, with one assembly plant opting to reject the proposal. Outside that plant, the ongoing GM...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    While the UAW and General Motors have reached a tentative agreement to resolve their labor dispute, UAW leaders have decided that the union will remain on the picket line until workers ratify the deal. It took a six and a half-hour meeting of the UAW GM national council to make the decision...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    After reaching a tentative agreement with General Motors on Wednesday, the United Auto Workers has released a summary of the proposed labor contract. Contained within are wage hikes for GM autoworkers, lump-sum increases, a generous signing bonus, a removal of caps on profit-sharing payouts...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    UAW negotiators and GM have reached a labor deal that both sides can live with. With that, there is an end in sight for the month-long strike that has cost both the union and the manufacturer dearly. Although the strike won't end immediately, the national GM council will gather in Detroit...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The latest news from the GM-UAW negotiating table is good: the two sides may have finally reached a contract deal. According to Reuters, sources briefed on the negotiations said that a tentative contract agreement could be announced tomorrow, which would ultimately signify that an end to the...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Now in its fifth week, the strike by UAW-affiliated workers that darkened General Motors plants across the continent and reportedly cost the company $2 billion may soon achieve results. Late Monday night, numerous media outlets reported that local union leaders were being called to Detroit for...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    If you're waiting with bated breath for your 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, you might want to go to the Winchester, have a nice cold pint, and wait for all of this to blow over. By all of this we mean the current UAW strike and by blow over we mean that the C8 will be late to market as a result of the...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    As the GM-UAW strike enters its 17th day, it seems the union representing 48,000 of the automaker's U.S. workers isn't about to agree to any concessions. Earlier this week, the General Motors bargaining team slid an offer across the table, hoping to restore labor peace and flip the switches at...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The strike by UAW-affiliated General Motors workers, now in its third week, is piling up costs for the automaker. It's also hiking financial pressure on the UAW, which just started paying out $250 a week to roughly 48,000 picketing workers in the United States. As bargaining teams negotiate...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    As reports point to progress in efforts by General Motors and the UAW to reach a tentative collective agreement and resolve the now 12-day-long strike, the automaker has removed a contentious element of the drama. Announced Thursday, GM will resume covering workers' health benefits. GM withdrew...
  15. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors seems ready to wait out any resistance to its contract offer by UAW-represented workers, though a prolonged strike could still hurt the company. With the strike by GM workers in the United States now entering its second week, the automaker's vehicle inventory is healthy enough to...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The first strike action by unionized General Motors workers since before the recession has entered its fifth day, with bargaining teams from both sides claiming progress on a number of issues. That said, reaching a tentative deal reached before the weekend is a long shot. With American GM...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Plenty of workers at General Motors' Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant soon won't have much to do, as the UAW's strike against GM impacts pickup production in Canada. The facility, due to stop producing vehicles by the end of the year, will temporarily lay off over a thousand workers, the...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The United Auto Workers and General Motors are seeking to repair their fractured relationship, sitting down for talks as the union's strike against its first bargaining partner enters its third day. Workers walked off the job at the automaker's numerous U.S. plants a minute before midnight...
  19. Automotive Industry & GM News
    That $7B that GM is offering to the UAW in investments to help seal the latest contract talks between the two could go largely to new EV trucks and a new battery system according to a new report. GM's statement issued Saturday said that the company had proposed $7 billion in investments...
  20. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The United Auto Workers claims General Motors waited almost literally till the eleventh hour to toss out a halfway decent offer, but by that time it was too late to bang out an agreement before an 11:59 p.m. Sunday strike deadline. As talks get underway after GM auto workers hit the streets...
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