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Labor

Former UAW, GM Exec Ashton Gets 30 Months in Prison

Guilty of pressuring vendors for $550,000 in bribes and kickbacks.
#people #legal

Economics

Biden Calls for Unity in Meeting with Barra, Unions

President-elect says controlling virus is key to revived economy.

Labor

Work for General Motors—from Home

GM understands that in order to achieve its goals for electric and autonomous vehicles, it is going to start doing things differently. Quite differently for a classic manufacturing company
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors #Chevrolet

Regulations

Considering Reshoring: The Pros and Cons

Politically it may be popular. But logistically and economically it may not necessarily be advantageous
#BMW #Honda #Toyota

Labor

Q&A: OESA's Julie Fream

We talk with Julie Fream, President & CEO of OESA about the impact of COVID-19 on the North American supply base.
#people #covid-19

Labor

Former UAW Chief Williams Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

15th conviction in continuing federal probe
#people #legal

Batteries

Unifor Ratify Record Canadian Labor Pact with Ford

4:1 approval for new programs, higher pay
#facilities #Ford

Labor

Ford Offers to Turn Canadian Plant into EV Factory

Plan would give Canada a role in shift to electrification
#americas #facilities #Ford

Economics

Stalled Plant Sale Stymies GM’s Exit from India

Deal hampered by tensions between India and China
#asia #facilities

Hybrid

Kia Updates EV Plans

Dedicated models, subscription plans and service training
#Kia