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Exclusive: Electric Hummer could be part of GM's move into EV trucks, SUVs - sources

19 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/DETROIT General Motors Co plans to build a new family of premium electric pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant beginning in late 2021, possibly reviving the imposing Hummer brand on some of them, several people familiar with the plans said.

UAW will keep GM strike going while members vote on new contract

17 Oct 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON The United Auto Workers union said on Thursday workers at General Motors Co will stay off the job while they vote on a proposed contract that delivers higher pay for full-time workers and better terms for temporary workers, but allows the automaker to close three U.S. plants.

UAW leaders meet to review tentative deal with GM to end strike

17 Oct 2019

DETROIT, Oct 17 The leadership of the United Auto Workers was meeting on Thursday to review terms of the union's tentative deal with General Motors Co to end a crippling month-long strike at the No. 1 U.S. automaker.

Ford self-driving cars to launch in Austin in 2021

25 Sep 2019

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it will add Austin, Texas, to the short list of cities where it plans to launch a commercial transportation service using automated vehicles in 2021.

Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge

16 Sep 2019

DETROIT An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers.

CORRECTED-Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge

16 Sep 2019

DETROIT, Sept 16 An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers.

Former UAW official pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering

04 Sep 2019

DETROIT Former United Auto Workers official Michael Grimes pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud and money laundering as part of an ongoing FBI corruption probe that could hamper upcoming contract talks with the Detroit-based automakers.

Getting under the hood of Amazon’s auto ambitions

31 Jul 2019

DETROIT Amazon.com Inc is expanding its transportation prowess to do virtually everything short of building a car. | Video

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