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Canada union, GM to meet over fate of Ontario plant

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Unifor President Jerry Dias has promised a major fight with GM in the coming months to try to keep the company's longtime Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant open. It's not yet known who will attend a planned meeting Dec. 20 between the union and company executives. 

NASCAR: Daniel Hemric to Pilot Iconic No. 8 Chevrolet in 2019 Cup Series Revival

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On Friday during Richard Childress Racing's 50th anniversary season celebration, the team announced that Daniel Hemric is bringing back the iconic No. 8 Chevrolet full-time to NASCAR's top division.

1967 Camaro Subjected to Car Craft’s Car Club Road Test

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In mid-September 1966, members of the Coachmen Auto Club of South Bend, Indiana, gathered at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds outside of Detroit for what must have been a dream day: check out–and drive–Chevy’s all-new Camaro, and be featured in a magazine for doing it! The Camaro had gone on sale just days before, and Petersen’s Dick Scritchfield wrangled a couple different Camaros for these young men to explore as part of Car Craft magazine’s car club road test series.

This Tiny Canadian Electric Car You May Not Have Heard Of Just Got Launched In The U.S.

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When thinking about electric vehicles, most people think about the Tesla Model S, Model X, Model 3, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Nissan LEAF, Hyundai Kona Electric or one of the soon-to-launch long-range models coming to market. All of them promise ranges in excess of 200 miles per charge, rapid charging and seating for at least four.

GM could spin off China joint venture, analyst says

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM faces a “sharp and continued drop in profit” from its GM China joint venture in 2019 and beyond and might consider spinning off the JV with Shanghai Auto, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said.

I drove a $168,000 Mercedes-AMG GT C to see if this gorgeous and terrifying two-seater is worth the price. Here's the verdict.

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Mercedes-AMG GT C is something of a dying breed: a two-seat European GT car with a massive engine. I recently sampled the Mercedes-AMG GT C in New York City and suburban New Jersey.

General Motors Officially Announces Layoff Plans, Offers Job Transfers to Some Affected Employees

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors sent out its plans to start laying off employees as it closes five North American production plants. By the end of next year, GM will close five plants in North America, cutting thousands of jobs as the company restructures its production efforts. That wasn’t welcome news to workers, their unions, and even the […]The post General Motors Officially Announces Layoff Plans, Offers Job Transfers to Some Affected Employees [News] appeared first on The Fast Lane Car.