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  1. GM's Barra Says Women Should Accept Challenging Work AssignmentsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Mary Barra, chief executive officer of General Motors Co., encouraged women to take on new challenges from studying science and math to accepting jobs that are outside of their area of expertise. "Don't be afraid," Barra said Thursday at a conference in New York organized by Catalyst, a nonprofit organization that aims to expand opportunities for women and business.

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  2. U.S. auto sales poised for rare monthly declineRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... TrueCar and KBB estimate that sales will be up about 4 percent for Toyota and American Honda, flat for General Motors and down about 5 percent for Ford Motor Co. Both forecasters expect Nissan North America to lose U.S. market share, with TrueCar ...

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  3. UAW union head says no to new level of low wages for workersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newsday

    The leader of the United Auto Workers union has rejected a new level of lower wages for members who make auto parts ahead of contract talks with automakers that start in the summer. There have been reports that General Motors Co.

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  4. New Chevy Malibu tasked with meeting GM's aggressive sales goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... a year, 25 percent above last year's levels. DETROIT (Reuters) -- The Chevrolet Malibu has been a symbol of General Motors' competitive woes for nearly 20 years because of designs that critics often lambasted as boring. Now, the No. 1 U.S. automaker ...

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  5. Serfs upRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Economist

    THIS week the rank and file of the United Auto Workers union met in Detroit under a logo of a clenched fist and the slogan, "It's our time". When they last collectively negotiated a big pay deal, it was in 2011 and General Motors, Ford and Chrysler were still crawling out of the worst recession in memory.

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  6. UAW union head says no to new wage levels for workersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The China Post

    The leader of the United Auto Workers union has rejected a new level of lower wages for members who make auto parts ahead of contract talks with automakers that start in the summer. There have been reports that General Motors Co.

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  7. The water wars in FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    ... it has an oily film on it and stains their drains. Mayor Dayne Walling has said there's nothing wrong. But General Motors disagrees. They say this Flint River water almost immediately began rusting and corroding their pipes. And GM promptly ...

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  8. U.S. autoworkers face threat as car makers drawn to MexicoRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Reuters

    In the next six years, Mexico's auto production will rise to more than a quarter of the North American market, according to industry consultant IHS Inc. Earlier this week, General Motors Co said it would invest $350 million in an existing factory in Mexico to assemble a new generation of compact Chevrolet Cruze sedans, although the company said that would not affect a Lordstown, Ohio, plant that builds the same model. The rise of Mexico as an auto assembly hub is just one factor working against the UAW as it launches contract talks with Ford Motor Co, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles this summer.

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  9. New wave of cheaper batteries add power to hybrids, cut fuel useRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Tire Business

    ... to deliver," Ms. Wright said. Early start-stop technology has already been adopted by car makers including General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. Cheaper batteries are making the systems more efficient, with systems that turn engines off and on more ...

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  10. GM switches ad agencies for SilveradoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... tables. Must have a data center subscription to access content. Lists also available for individual purchase. General Motors has moved its Chevrolet Silverado ad account from Publicis Groupe's Leo Burnett to to Interpublic's Commonwealth, according ...

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  11. SABIC Announces Investments to Solve Customer ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ThomasNet

    ... phones like Xiaomi, and from the first exterior body solutions for early models of distinguished brands like General Motors to crash and energy management solutions for the iconic Jeep brand. When converting industry and customer insights into ...

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  12. Auto workers president rejects lower-tier of wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... Williams said the UAW already has too many tiers of lower wages. Williams was responding to reports that General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. may propose a third tier of pay. He already is under pressure from union members to end a second tier of ...

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  13. Ahead of contract talks with automakers, United Auto Workers chief rejects idea of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... auto parts ahead of contract talks with automakers that start in the summer. There have been reports that General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. may propose a new pay level that is lower than the two existing groups. Speaking Wednesday at the union's ...

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  14. Business in brief: Fiat Chrysler has lower per-worker labor costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Erie Times News

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' labor costs for its U.S. workers are now on par with Toyota and Honda and about $10 less per hour than crosstown rivals General Motors and Ford, according to a report published Monday by the Center for Automotive Research. The figures, revealed a day ahead of the UAW's bargaining convention that started Tuesday in Detroit, show how far the Detroit Three have come in cutting per worker labor costs.

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  15. United Auto Workers chief rejects lower wage proposal, pledges to bridge gap between pay tiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... Williams said the UAW already has too many tiers of lower wages. Williams was responding to reports that General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. may propose a third tier of pay. He already is under pressure from union members to end a second tier of ...

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  16. 'We've got too many damn tiers,' UAW head tells cheering delegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Automotive News

    ... back Tier 2, not expand it. He rejected the notion in a recently published report that Ford Motor Co. and General Motors wish to create a third tier of workers who would earn even less than Tier 2 workers. Tier 2 is the big topic of the bargaining ...

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  17. UAW to press for 'pattern' labor deals in Detroit 3 talks, Williams saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Automotive News

    ... Chrysler Automobiles enjoys about a $10-an-hour labor cost advantage over domestic rivals Ford Motor Co. and General Motors, according to the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Mich. The main reason is that FCA uses a much higher ...

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  18. Will Google's self driving cars have airbags on the OUTSIDE to protect pedestrians?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    ... data on how they interact with other vehicles and pedestrians. Google is talking to car giants including General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co, Toyota Motor Corp, DaimlerAG and Volkswagen AG in a bid to bring self driving cars to the road in 2020. Urmson ...

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  19. Parking Madness 2015 Elite Eight: Detroit vs. CamdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Streetsblog

    ... of Walnut Creek in the first round. Klipp explains this area is right next to the Renaissance Center, where General Motors is headquartered. Klipp said: Detroit's waterfront is really sad when compared to its Canadian neighbor across the river, ...

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  20. UAW Chief Rejects Lower Wage TierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Manufacturing.net

    ... most other carmakers operating in the U.S. Although Williams opposed the idea, he also cautioned members that General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler must compete in a global economy. "I truly believe that the companies we deal with know that we can ...

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