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Rising old used car prices help push poor Americans over the edge

11 Oct 2019

FREEPORT, Ill. For America's working poor, an often essential ingredient for getting and keeping a job – having a car – has rarely been more costly, and millions of people are finding it impossible to keep up with payments despite prolonged economic growth and low unemployment.

At shuttered Ohio plant, workers still hope for new GM vehicle

23 Sep 2019

LORDSTOWN, Ohio When asked about reports General Motors Co may turn its shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, plant into a battery factory, "Buffalo" Joe Nero snorts and points at the vast complex that until six months ago made the Chevrolet Cruze.

FEATURE-At shuttered Ohio plant, workers still hope for new GM vehicle

23 Sep 2019

LORDSTOWN, Ohio, Sept 23 When asked about reports General Motors Co may turn its shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, plant into a battery factory, "Buffalo" Joe Nero snorts and points at the vast complex that until six months ago made the Chevrolet Cruze.

Navistar to build new truck plant in Texas, aims to boost margins

19 Sep 2019

LISLE, Ill. U.S. truck maker Navistar International Corp said on Thursday it will invest more than $250 million in a new, more efficient truck plant in San Antonio, Texas, that will produce three different sized trucks and create around 600 jobs.

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume

17 Sep 2019

DETROIT Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers were continuing talks Monday afternoon to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations. | Video

Cheers and honking horns greet first day of UAW strike against GM

17 Sep 2019

FLINT, Mich./DETROIT Willie Elzy has been readying for a possible strike against General Motors Co for months and, pointing to a parking lot full of freshly built pickup trucks, he says it's clear the automaker has been preparing too.

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple raises additional $120 million

17 Sep 2019

DETROIT Self-driving truck startup TuSimple said on Tuesday it raised an additional $120 million from investors to be used to expand long-haul services for truck fleets and jointly develop an autonomous commercial vehicle with truck makers and suppliers.

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007

17 Sep 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday. | Video

Cheers and honking horns greet first day of UAW strike against GM

16 Sep 2019

FLINT, Mich./DETROIT, Sept 16 Willie Elzy has been readying for a possible strike against General Motors Co for months and, pointing to a parking lot full of freshly built pickup trucks, he says it's clear the automaker has been preparing too.

GM, UAW restart talks as workers take to picket lines

16 Sep 2019

DETROIT, Sept 16 Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers are scheduled to restart bargaining Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations.

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