General Motors has announced it is cutting its workforce by 14,000 employees, closing several plants in North America and eliminating at least five passenger car models. The corporate overhaul, which represents the company's biggest shakeup since it faced bankruptcy a…
By Tom Krishner, Rob Gillies, Associated Press
GM is closing a Canadian plant as it prepares for the next economic downturn, shifting trade agreements and potential tariffs on imported automobiles.
The investigation covers 2014 through 2016 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups. Also involved are Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, the GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade SUVs.
By Tom Krishner, Sam Hananel, Associated Press
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.
In our news wrap Thursday, Paris remains on high alert after a gunman killed one policeman and wounded two more before killing himself. The attack comes just three days before voting begins in France’s presidential election. Also, President Trump reignited…
By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
Moving forcefully against Obama-era environmental rules, President Donald Trump is set to announce in Michigan plans to re-examine federal requirements that regulate the fuel efficiency of new cars and trucks.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Ford announced it’s scrapping plans to build a factory in Mexico and will instead create 700 jobs at Michigan plant. The announcement came after President-elect Donald Trump chastised General Motors on Twitter. Also, Mr. Trump…
Big companies today aren't creating nearly as many middle-class jobs. Instead they're hiring out much of the work to contractors around the world. But what if we could reverse engineer our technology to bring about a new era of local…
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Self-driving cars are more likely to hurt than help public safety because of unsolved technical issues, engineers and safety advocates told the government Friday, countering a push by innovators to speed government approval.
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