Latest General Motors Co News

Jeorganna Barnes, a worker at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., wipes slot machines with disinfectant Wednesday, July 1, 2020, as the casino prepared to reopen after 3 1/2 months of being shut down due to the coronavirus. Five of Atlantic City's casinos will reopen on Thursday, while three others, including Harrah's, will open Friday. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Alaska Airlines secures loans; casinos in NJ reopening

Jul. 2, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus. ________________________ TRANSPORTATION: Alaska Airlines has secured nearly $1.2 billion in...

FILE - This Tuesday, May 12, 2020, file photo shows the Tesla plant, in Fremont, Calif. Some Tesla workers and labor activists say the company is threatening to fire employees who haven’t returned to the company’s California factory since it reopened because they're afraid of catching the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Workers: Tesla threatens firing if they don't return to jobs

Jul. 1, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Some Tesla workers and labor activists say the company is threatening to fire employees who haven’t returned to the company’s California factory since it reopened because they're afraid of catching the coronavirus. The group wants the practice to stop, and it also wants state...

Ohio AG wants GM to repay $60M after it shut down car plant

Jun. 30, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — General Motors should repay Ohio $60 million in public incentives because of its decision to close a massive assembly plant near Youngstown, state Attorney General Dave Yost said Tuesday. At issue is an economic development deal from more than a decade ago that gave GM millions in...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019 file photo Fiat Chrysler's CEO Mike Manley is interviewed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Three federal appeals judges have delayed a court-ordered meeting between the CEOs of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to try to settle a lawsuit over corruption by union leaders. U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman last week ordered Manley and GM CEO Mary Barra to hold the meeting before July 1. But GM on Friday asked the federal appeals court in Cincinnati to overturn the order and remove Borman from the case. In an order issued Monday, June 29, 2020 three appellate judges delayed Borman's order to provide time to consider legal points raised by GM. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Appeals court delays meeting between GM, Fiat Chrysler CEOs

Jun. 29, 2020 1:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Three federal appeals judges have delayed a court-ordered meeting between the CEOs of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to try to settle a lawsuit over corruption by union leaders. U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman last week ordered GM CEO Mary Barra and FCA CEO Mike Manley to hold the...

GM wants judge removed in legal fight with Fiat Chrysler

Jun. 26, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors asked a federal appeals court Friday to overturn an order that requires its CEO to meet with the head of Fiat Chrysler by next week to try to settle a lawsuit related to corruption by union leaders. GM also asked the appeals court to remove U.S. District Judge Paul Borman from...

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the launch of the electric Endurance pickup truck at Lordstown Motors Corporation, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Lordstown, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Pence says US economy bouncing back despite troubling signs

Jun. 25, 2020 3:26 PM EDT

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the nation’s economy is rebounding well from the coronavirus pandemic despite a surge in cases that is threatening the recovery. Pence, taking part in the unveiling of a new electric pickup truck that will be built by a start-up...

Tennessee GM plant to lay off 680, end 3rd shift amid virus

Jun. 24, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors said Wednesday it will lay off 680 workers at its Tennessee assembly plant and eliminate the facility’s third shift, moves the company says are due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement about the Spring Hill plant, General Motors...

Pence to reveal electric truck at former GM plant in Ohio

Jun. 23, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence heads to Ohio on Thursday for the unveiling of a new all-electric pickup truck built by the startup that took over the General Motors assembly plant shuttered last year. The Republican vice president plans remarks after the reveal of the Endurance...

FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra speaks during the opening of GM's contract talks with the United Auto Workers in Detroit. A federal judge took a remarkable step Tuesday, June 23, 2020, by ordering the CEOs of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to meet and settle a lawsuit over whether one company got a competitive edge over the other when union leaders were showered with cash and other perks. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Judge orders GM, Fiat Chrysler CEOs to meet, settle lawsuit

Jun. 23, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge took a remarkable step Tuesday by ordering the CEOs of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to meet and settle a lawsuit over whether one company got a competitive edge over the other when union leaders were showered with cash and other perks. GM has accused Fiat Chrysler of...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 22, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Akron must get community policing right this time Akron Beacon Journal June 20 The Akron Police Department still has a chance to get community policing right. As cities across the country grapple with how to best address the disparate...