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General Motors: American automotive manufacturing company

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services, with global headquarters in Detroit's Renaissance Center. It was originally founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 as a holding company. The company is the largest American automobile manufacturer, and one of the world's largest. As of 2018, General Motors is ranked #10 on the Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. GM is incorporated in Michigan.


UAW-represented janitors at some GM plants go on strike; impact on auto production unclear

The United Auto Workers had told GM that autoworkers would report for their shifts Sunday even though the union's contract expired at midnight.
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UAW says 'significant differences' remain as GM contract deadline looms

In a letter to union officers Saturday evening, a UAW official said the contract with GM would not be extended, but no immediate strike was planned.
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Trump Goes After General Motors [Video]Trump Goes After General Motors

President Donald Trump doesn’t want any U.S. company doing business with China. He recently pointed out General Motors for opening major plants in China before he took office. According to Reuters,..

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Top CEOs pledge to put employees over profits [Video]Top CEOs pledge to put employees over profits

Companies should focus on social responsibilities as well as profits, the Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives that includes the head of the largest U.S. bank and the CEO of the..

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Pickups drive GM's profit beat [Video]Pickups drive GM's profit beat

General Motors stuck to its upbeat earnings forecast, defying a global industry slowdown with strong sales of pickup trucks in North America. Fred Katayama reports.

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General Motors could face first strike in 12 years

The automaker is facing a weekend deadline to hammer out a new contract with the United Auto Workers
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GM recalls nearly 3.5 million trucks & SUVs over issues with braking systems

Under pressure from the federal government, General Motors is recalling more than 3.4 million big pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S to fix a brake problem. The recall covers the Chevrolet Silverado and..
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GM recalls 3.8 million vehicles in North America due to braking issue

General Motors Co said Wednesday it was recalling 3.46 million U.S. pickup trucks and SUVs to address a vacuum pump issue that could make braking more difficult and that has been linked to 113..
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GM issues recall of 3.4 million pickup trucks, SUVs to fix brake problem

The recall covers certain models of Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac cars, including the Chevy Silverado and the GMC Sierra.
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Trump Slams GM as its Chinese workforce now outnumbers U.S.

President Trump is again picking on a favorite corporate target, urging the Detroit automaker to bring jobs home
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Trump would cost General Motors billions if he actually orders business out of China

The famous automaker makes a shocking 43% of its annual global vehicle sales in China.
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OnStar faces firestorm over baby in locked car, tries to explain what happened

Social media users lambaste GM's OnStar over its failure to unlock a car with a baby inside.
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GM is slowing production of a popular SUV to align market demand

GM is cutting a third shift in Mexico and shutting down a plant in Ontario for a week to better align supply of the Equinox SUV with market demand.s
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New York Giants, Mike Francesa feud on Twitter over access to GM Dave Gettleman

Mike Francesa has not been kind to New York Giants GM Dave Gettleman. The Giants didn't allow the host to interview the GM, sparking more controversy.
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What's next for Peyton Manning? Coach? GM? Owner? TV analyst? All options are open

Peyton Manning, a surefire first-ballot Pro Football Hall of Famer in 2021, is keeping his post-playing NFL career options open.
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‘Man, Oh Manischewitz’: Kosher Food Merger Opens New Chapter for Famous Name

Kayco is acquiring Manischewitz and its best-selling matzo, a move that to many observant Jews is akin to General Motors taking over Ford.
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These companies are buying thousands of American cars made by Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler

24/7 Wall St. compiled a list of the companies with the largest fleets of vehicles made by the Big Three American Automakers.
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Democrats pass up chance to dent GM on job cuts in Detroit debates

Detroit-based General Motors Co emerged from two days of Democratic debates in its hometown largely unscathed as 2020 White House hopefuls largely passed up an opportunity to criticize it for..
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GM's self-driving car division postpones launch of robot taxis

General Motors is delaying the launch of its self-driving cars, which it had promised to launch in the form of a ride-sharing service this year.
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Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying

General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.
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See photos of GM's Chevrolet Corvette since 1953

Considered to be the most collectible car of all time, the Corvette is the quintessential American sports car. General Motors debuted the car in 1953.
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UAW head to GM: “It’s your turn to invest in us”

The president of the United Auto Workers is telling General Motors that it’s the automaker’s turn to invest in its workers (July 16)  
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Mike Francesa rips Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen during interview: 'You've done a lousy job'

As the Mets' season continues to spiral, the legendary New York radio host went off on the team's GM during an interview.
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Here's how hackers are making your Tesla, GM and Chrysler less vulnerable to attack

GM, Chrysler and Tesla pay 'white hat' hackers to break into cars' systems. It's how they find and correct flaws, aiming to keep drivers safer.
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G.M. Leaves Lordstown Behind in Hard Bet on Future

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Ohio community faces tough choices as GM plant prepares to shut down

Trumbull County's plant is one of five in North America stopping production and where thousands rely on GM directly and indirectly for their livelihood
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He wanted out of his timeshares — he never predicted the nightmare ahead

There's no easy exit, as consumers lose thousands of dollars trying to unload timeshares. A General Motors retiree tells his story.
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Patriots file tampering charge against Texans for pursuit of Nick Caserio, per report

The defending-champion Patriots have alleged the Texans violated the NFL's anti-tampering policy in connection with Houston's GM vacancy.
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Automakers Tell Trump His Pollution Rules Could Mean ‘Untenable’ Instability and Lower Profits

In a letter signed by 17 industry giants including Ford, General Motors and Toyota, the firms asked Mr. Trump to go back to the negotiating table.
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Goodbye, potholes: GM to test airless, puncture-proof Michelin tires

GM is teaming with Michelin to create a tire that doesn't need air and will not puncture. The tires will roll out to customers in 2024.
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Trump's Mexico tariffs could cost Detroit automakers billions

If carmakers pass on costs to consumers, vehicle prices could rise by almost $2,500 for GM products, estimate says, and US sales could drop by 3M.
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GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V

The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.
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Why Fiat Chrysler wants to buy Renault

Proposed $40 billion merger would create the third-biggest global car company, topping General Motors
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Savior of G.M. Lordstown Plant, Hailed by Trump, Is a Corporate Cipher

The electric-truck venture hailed by President Trump exists almost entirely on paper and would need $300 million to get the factory running again.
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NBA post-lottery mock draft: Predicting the entire first round

After last week's NBA draft lottery, we know the order. But we still have to wait a month to see who goes where. So until then, we're playing GM.
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GM engineers hid secret tailgate in storage room for 2 years

The secret story behind one of the most innovative features on the new 2019 GMC Sierra pickup, made by General Motors.
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Jets fire GM Mike Maccagnan; coach Adam Gase acting GM

The New York Jets have fired general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Adam Gase will serve as the acting GM in his place
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Pelicans coach takes shot at Knicks, fellow tankers; GM believes Anthony Davis could stay

Alvin Gentry couldn't contain his emotions as New Orleans won the NBA draft lottery and the right to sign Zion Williamson.
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How Trump's trade war has hit these big-name stocks

Apple, Boeing, Intel, Tesla, Caterpillar and GM are among those that dropped since the president's May 5 tariff tweets
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GM says it has a plan to save Ohio jobs -- not so fast

Company tapped to buy the automaker's shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, factory has lost money for 11 straight years
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General Motors shutters Ohio plant while promising jobs

General Motors announced it will create 450 new job in Ohio, just months after the automobile maker ended production at its Lordstown, Ohio, plant, devastating the local community. New York Times..
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GM in talks to sell shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio

"I guess that means they're done in Lordstown," said disappointed auto workers chief who'd hoped GM would stay in town
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Trump says GM will sell shuttered Lordstown, Ohio plant to electric truck maker Workhorse

General Motors is poised to sell a northeast Ohio factory that it's closing to an electric pickup maker, President Trump said Wednesday on Twitter.
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Here's where GM layoffs stand after stunning blow to factory workers

GM said it has jobs for all the 2,800 hourly workers affected by its move to idle four U.S. factories. Here's a look at how the numbers stack up.
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Where are the cameras in your car and what are they looking for?

Automakers like BMW, Tesla and General Motors and are positioning themselves to meet the increasing demand for cameras inside and outside cars.
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GM removes made-in-Mexico Chevy Blazer from Comerica Park display after controversy

GM swapped out its Mexican-made SUV that was on display at America's favorite pastime where UAW workers congregate.
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10 years after bailouts: How GM and Chrysler have transformed since near-death experience

In March 2009, the Obama auto task force found that GM and Chrysler weren't financially viable and needed to go through unprecedented bankruptcies.
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Want to buy one of GM's electric cars? Better act fast

Within days, a valuable tax break for buying the automaker's plug-in cars will begin to phase out
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GM says it will invest $300 million in its Orion plant after Trump criticism

The investment comes after President Trump criticized the automaker's closure of its Lordstown, Ohio plant
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CEO says General Motors is committed to U.S. manufacturing

General Motors announces plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit. (March 22)
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Tyson recalls chicken strips, and other MoneyWatch headlines

In today's CBS MoneyWatch headlines: Tyson recalls chicken products, GM likely to announce a new electric car and an Indonesian air carrier has second thoughts about Boeing.
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GM confirms plans to build new EV, invest $300 million in Michigan plant

General Motors Co confirmed on Friday it will invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit assembly plant, adding 400 jobs to build a new Chevrolet electric vehicle.
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President Trump drops into Ohio amid feud over iconic GM plant in Lordstown

President Trump will travel to Ohio amid a Twitter feud with General Motors that threatens to undercut his manufacturing message.
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