Latest Mary Barra News

The Latest: Canada's Trudeau extends travel restrictions

Apr. 20, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is extending travel restrictions that make it mandatory for air travelers to quarantine in a hotel at their own expense when they arrive in Canada. He’s also thanking the country’s two major airlines for extending a voluntary...

Union, automakers headed for fight over battery plant wages

Apr. 16, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is calling on General Motors to pay full union wages at electric vehicle battery factories, thrusting what had been a festering conflict into the spotlight. The union, in a statement reacting to GM’s announcement...

GM expected to announce Tennessee battery plant on Friday

Apr. 15, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors is expected to announce Friday that one of its joint ventures will build a second U.S. electric vehicle battery factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The Detroit automaker has scheduled a news conference Friday morning in Nashville...

Leaders of GM, Ford among objectors to voting restrictions

Apr. 13, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The leaders of three-dozen major Michigan-based companies, including General Motors and Ford, on Tuesday objected to Republican-sponsored election bills that would make it harder to vote in Michigan and other states. The businesses issued a joint...

GM expands board to 13 with Meg Whitman and NBA's Mark Tatum

Mar. 25, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors said Thursday that it has expanded its board to 13 members and appointed former Hewlett-Packard chief Meg Whitman and NBA executive Mark Tatum as directors. The 64-year-old Whitman, who also previously led eBay and the short-lived video...