updated - October 22, 2019 Tuesday EDT
Dennis Williams, the president of the United Auto Workers Union (UAW) have announced in a press release that they will be extending the deadline for the ratification of the deal the union made with General Motors Company (GM). Williams said that he has determined that further discussions with automaker were needed. USA Today adds that the delay in ratification, which is extended until November 20, 2015, has created tension at some plants between production workers and skilled trades workers.
General Motors Co., (GM) is planning to start selling the Buick Envision, a mid-sized sports utility vehicle (SUV), made in Shandong province, people familiar with the plan told The Wall Street Journal. The plan would add a third SUV to Buick’s U.S. lineup at a time when crossovers are among the best selling vehicles in the market.
Workers at General Motors Company (GM) are voting to ratify a tentative labor agreement that the United Auto Workers union (UAW) reached with GM last week, according to a report from The Buffalo News. The tentative agreement has already gotten mixed results from GM workers, as workers from one plant rejected the deal and workers from another plant approved it.
The U.S. Justice Department has just announced in a press release the filing of criminal charges against General Motors Co. (GM) for concealing a potentially deadly safety defect from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Sergio Marchionne, the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has said that the combination of General Motors (GM) and Fiat Chrysler would produce good numbers that it would be “unconscionable” for his company not to force a merger with GM, according to a report from Automotive News.
The top U.S. auto safety regulator said on Friday that other carmakers must move to address potential cyberhacking vulnerabilities of their vehicles after several cybersecurity experts showed it is possible to remotely take over Internet-enable vehicles.
General Motors Co. (GM) has recalled 2013 and 2014 models of the Chevrolet Cruze with 1.4 liter engines because of an issue with the right front axle shaft. GM said the axle shaft “can fracture and separate without warning” while being used.