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Brands related to this company: Chevrolet, Opel (GM), Vauxhall (GM)

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GM restoring healthcare benefits for UAW strikers - report

26 September 2019

General Motors is reinstating healthcare benefits for 48,000 workers on strike for an 11th day as contract talks with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union came closer to a tentative deal that would end the work stoppage, a media report said.


After 11 days' strike, is a GM-UAW deal close?

26 September 2019

The United Auto Workers union and General Motors reportedly are closing in on a tentative agreement that could soon end the union's now 11-days strike against the automaker.


Temp workers to fore in GM-UAW bargaining - report

25 September 2019

General Motors' use of temporary workers is a key bargaining issue in negotiations between the automaker and the striking United Auto Workers union over a new four year contract, a media report said.


GM lays off 1,200 more US and Canadian workers as UAW strike continues

24 September 2019

General Motors told over 1,200 workers in the US and Canada they were being temporarily laid off due to the United Auto Workers' ongoing strike.


Future Cadillacs, UAW strike, Delphi interview - the week

20 September 2019

Not surprisingly, another in our popular series of future model reviews topped the just-auto eyeball attraction chart this week.


GM strike rumbles on; talks continue

20 September 2019

Reports in the US point to some progress in talks between General Motors and the UAW, as GM's first strike in twelve years continued this week.


IIHS rates Tesla Model 3 a 'top safety pick'

20 September 2019

Tesla has picked up its first award from the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), as the 2019 Model 3, its most expensive sedan, achieved a 'Top Safety Pick+' rating.


GM Korea union restarts strike action after wage talks fail

20 September 2019

Now General Motors is dealing with strike action in South Korea as well as in the US.


UAW strike shuts down GM Canada Oshawa truck plant

19 September 2019

The United Auto Workers (UAW) strike against General Motors in the US from Sunday night led to hundreds of workers at the the Oshawa plant in Ontario, Canada, being told to stay home on Wednesday due to parts shortages shutting down the truck assembly line.


UAW slams GM strike healthcare pay decision

18 September 2019

The United Auto Workers criticised General Motors on Wednesday after the automaker said the union would have to pay for striking workers' health care on Tuesday.


General Motors future models - Holden

17 September 2019

Once the number one make in Australia, Holden now mostly dwells in position number nine. In August, sales dropped by 18 per cent, almost double the market average. Had Subaru sold just 17 more cars, Holden would have been pushed into tenth place. A new Trax is set to land locally in 2020 but other than this small SUV, the future product cupboard is looking fairly bare, at least in the short term.


Strike hits General Motors in US

16 September 2019

Output at General Motors in the US is being hit by a strike by United Auto Workers (UAW) members. Some 49,000 UAW members at GM have walked out in what is the company's first strike action since 2007.


General Motors future models - Cadillac

16 September 2019

Stung by criticism that Cadillac wasn't offering the right luxury vehicles for shifting customer preferences in China and North America, GM has thrown much money at the division and infused it with fresh thinking. Suddenly, no-one can say there are too many big cars but too few SUVs. The CT4 and CT5 sedans will soon be rolling into showrooms, an elegant next generation Escalade is now just months away from being revealed, while the 2020s will bring an electric SUV and many other novelties.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for GM Onix Plus and Chery Tiggo 3

13 September 2019


GM calls 3.4m US vehicles for brake system check

12 September 2019

General Motors is recalling about 3.4m full-size pickups and sport-utility vehicles sold in the US due to a problem with vacuum brake assisters which makes it hard to brake and has led to 113 crashes and 13 injuries, media reports said.


General Motors future models - Buick

11 September 2019

A relatively small brand in North America, Buick is a big deal in China, where 432,264 vehicles were sold in the first half of the year (compared to 107,240 in the USA). Which is why talk of GM phasing out Buick cars won’t happen, at least not in its number one market.


General Motors future models - GMC

9 September 2019

For a long time, not even General Motors itself seemed to know just what GMC was meant to be other than an alternative to Chevrolet when it came to light trucks in North America and the Middle East. The brand has lately become more premium, more rugged and in many ways, GM's all-American answer to Jeep, albeit without the smaller vehicles.


More future Chevys, H1 2019 and Frankfurt - the week

6 September 2019

Our future models analysis articles are often the most popular item on just-auto and this week's look at Chevrolet SUVs and trucks was no exception.


2019 Chengdu motor show - world debuts list

6 September 2019

By no means a major Chinese motor show, nonetheless the annual event in Chengdu is usually the venue for quite a few world premieres. This year's CDMS was no exception.


General Motors to introduce new in-vehicle technology

6 September 2019

General Motors has announced plans to introduce new in-vehicle technology that will enhance the overall customer experience.


GM CEO heading to the White House for talks - report

5 September 2019

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is to meet with US president Donald Trump and White House officials on Thursday just days after GM came under attack from Trump, the White House confirmed late last night, Reuters reported.


Union members green light strike action ahead of UAW contract talks

3 September 2019

United Auto Workers union members have given their leaders authorisation to strike during contract negotiations this year with General Motors, Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler, if needed, media reports said.


UAW targets GM for lead contract talks - report

3 September 2019

The United Auto Workers union has targeted General Motors as the first of the Detroit Big Three automakers for talks as the current four-year contract expires on 14 September.


South Korean sales fall again in August

3 September 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers declined by 6.2% to 118,479 units in August 2019 from 126,336 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


General Motors future models - Chevrolet SUVs & pick-ups

2 September 2019

Chevrolet remains the strong number three make in the USA, some 64,000 units behind Toyota in the first half of 2019 (GM has stopped reporting monthly sales). China, the brand's other major market, is a different story, with Chevy ending H1 in eighteenth place. Which explains why GM's number one global division is adding so many SUVs in North America and China, while also making plans to fight back against FCA's Ram 1500, which has taken second place from the Silverado pick-up in the US market.


GM to cut 327 jobs in Thailand as losses continue

30 August 2019

General Motors has announced it will cut 327 jobs at the Thai at its Rayong plant in Thailand as it looks to cut costs as financial losses continue.


General Motors future models - Chevrolet cars

28 August 2019

General Motors has pulled Chevrolet out of many markets in recent years yet the brand remains strong in the Americas, particularly the USA and Brazil. In the second of those two countries, small cars are the reason why Chevy is the number one make, while in China sedans are a big part of SAIC GM's ongoing success.


General Motors future models - SGMW Wuling

27 August 2019

When it comes to light commercials, Wuling is far and away the Chinese market leader. The brand, which is controlled by the SAIC, General Motors and Wuling Motors joint venture, has until recently also been wildly successful with a range of affordable MPVs. SGMW has expanded outside China and added SUVs yet Wuling is still in trouble. The question is, will things turn around once several overdue fresh models begin to appear in 2020?


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet increases range of 2020 Bolt EV

23 August 2019


GM Korea workers strike over wages

22 August 2019

GM Korea workers carried out two days of partial strikes at the company’s domestic plants earlier this week after they failed to reach an agreement over the last month with management over wage increases.

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