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Week of reckoning for GM, UAW

Week of reckoning for GM, UAW

A proposed contract with GM that more than 46,000 UAW members are voting on this week contains lucrative bonuses and wage gains, but it doesn't bring any production from Mexico to the U.S. or save three plants that shut down this year.


CFO: GM is becoming more diverse, inclusive

CFO: GM is becoming more diverse, inclusive

The automaker is making "deliberate, tough decisions" to transform its business and its culture, Dhivya Suryadevara said at the Automotive News Leading Women Conference last week.


EV hopefuls

EV hopefuls' setbacks just harsh reality, experts say

Three recent drop-offs in the push toward electrification likely won't be a resounding trend throughout the auto industry.


GM temporarily halts Chevy Blazer production in Mexico

GM temporarily halts Chevy Blazer production in Mexico

General Motors sold 35,107 Blazer crossovers in the U.S. during the first nine months, including 20,312 units in September. 


Tesla’s China plant quickly hooked up to state grid power supply

Tesla’s China plant quickly hooked up to state grid power supply

China's State Grid said Tesla's project -- involving 34 miles of cables and about 10 miles of ducts -- was among the quickest it has completed, taking only six months.


What the GM deal means for Ford, FCA talks

What the GM deal means for Ford, FCA talks

GM’s labor costs will rise $100 million a year just due to the increases in worker pay, which “could be an even bigger headwind” for Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, according to an analyst. 


Former Ford lobbyist Brouillette to be nominated to head Department of Energy

Former Ford lobbyist Brouillette to be nominated to head Department of Energy

If confirmed by the Senate, Dan Brouillette will replace Rick Perry, who said on Thursday he would step down by the end of the year.


Industry’s path to electrification jolts supplier innovation

Industry’s path to electrification jolts supplier innovation

The industry's plans to electrify powertrains has some big suppliers looking for opportunities in the battery world -- and developing innovations in the process.


Hummer could be part of GM

Hummer could be part of GM's move into EV trucks, SUVs, report says

The so-called BT1 electric truck/SUV program is the centerpiece of a planned $3 billion investment in the Detroit-Hamtramck plant to make electric trucks and vans, and part of a broader $7.7 billion investment in GM's U.S. plants over the next four years.


Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB

Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB

The justices said they will hear an appeal from Seila Law, a law firm being investigated by the CFPB over its sales pitches to indebted consumers. The firm argues that the bureau was set up in violation of the constitutional separation of powers.