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Tesla Doesn’t Want GM Plants After All

"Tesla is not interested in our GM workforce represented by the UAW, so really, it's a moot point."

UAW Sues General Motors Over Labor Violations

The UAW is accusing GM of using temporary workers at its Indiana factory.
By |January 3rd, 2019|Article Type, Business, Fort Wayne - Indiana - USA, GM employment, GM Facilities, Lordstown - Ohio - USA, Manufacturing Facilities, News, UAW, Union|Comments Off on UAW Sues General Motors Over Labor Violations|

Second Lordstown Plant Supplier Announces Layoffs

The ripple effect is running its course in the area.
By |December 31st, 2018|Article Type, Business, GM employment, GM Facilities, Job Cuts, Lordstown - Ohio - USA, Magna International, Manufacturing Facilities, News, Report, Suppliers|Comments Off on Second Lordstown Plant Supplier Announces Layoffs|

Former Janesville Plant Workers Face Another Loss At Lordstown Plant

Workers made a 500-mile move to Ohio when Janesville went idle. Now, they face another time tough.
By |December 27th, 2018|Article Type, Business, Downsizing, GM employment, GM Facilities, Janesville - Wisconsin - USA, Job Cuts, Lordstown - Ohio - USA, Manufacturing Facilities, News, Report, UAW, Union|Comments Off on Former Janesville Plant Workers Face Another Loss At Lordstown Plant|

GM Lordstown Plant Supplier Announces Closure

The supplier's closure will erase 600 jobs from the area.
By |December 24th, 2018|Article Type, Business, GM Facilities, Lordstown - Ohio - USA, Manufacturing Facilities, News, Production, Report, Shut down, Suppliers|Comments Off on GM Lordstown Plant Supplier Announces Closure|

Schoolchildren Pen Letters To GM CEO Mary Barra And Ask To Keep Lordstown Plant Open

Thousands of letters will be mailed and ask Barra to reconsider the plant's future.
By |December 17th, 2018|Article Type, Business, Decisions, GM Facilities, Lordstown - Ohio - USA, Manufacturing Facilities, Mary Barra, News, People, Production, Report, Shut down|Comments Off on Schoolchildren Pen Letters To GM CEO Mary Barra And Ask To Keep Lordstown Plant Open|

Ohio Senators Ask GM CEO Mary Barra Tough Questions Over Potential Lordstown Closure

The questions appear to trap GM into answering why it can't afford to operate in Lordstown but invest in a Mexican plant to build the Blazer.
By |December 12th, 2018|Article Type, Business, Decisions, GM Facilities, Lordstown - Ohio - USA, Manufacturing Facilities, News, Politics, Report|Comments Off on Ohio Senators Ask GM CEO Mary Barra Tough Questions Over Potential Lordstown Closure|

Why General Motors Likely Won’t Allocate New Vehicles To Idled Production Plants

Taking a look at GM's other facilities, the automaker operates below the industry standard for underused capacity.
By |December 10th, 2018|Article Type, Business, Configuration, Decisions, Detroit-Hamtramck - Michigan - USA, GM Facilities, Lordstown - Ohio - USA, Manufacturing Facilities, News, Planning, Production, Shut down|Comments Off on Why General Motors Likely Won’t Allocate New Vehicles To Idled Production Plants|

Even With Idled Plants, GM Will Still Operate Underused Facilities

GM still has four car plants in the United States that underperform industry targets.

Does General Motors Have A Bargaining Chip In Unallocated Plants?

Perhaps GM knows exactly what it's doing.
By |November 28th, 2018|Article Type, Business, Detroit-Hamtramck - Michigan - USA, Downsizing, GM employment, GM Facilities, Job Cuts, Lordstown - Ohio - USA, Manufacturing Facilities, Negotiations, News, UAW, Union|Comments Off on Does General Motors Have A Bargaining Chip In Unallocated Plants?|