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Shuttered Lordstown Plant to Reopen with 600 U.S. Jobs Making Electric Trucks

Lordstown, Ohio — abandoned by General Motors (GM) last year — will soon get about 600 American jobs to produce electric pickup trucks for the…

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Thousands of American Workers Return to Work at GM, Ford, Chrysler Plants

Thousands of American workers are returning to their manufacturing jobs at Ford, General Motors (GM), and Fiat Chrysler this week after shuttering for nearly two…

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Report: TV Networks Face Ad Money Exodus in Coronavirus Era

A number of big advertisers, including PepsiCo and GM, are looking to cut back or cancel TV ad campaigns as losses grow in the face…

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Watch–Trump to GM: Reopen Lordstown to Manufacture Ventilators

President Donald Trump is telling General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra to reopen the automaker’s idled Lordstown, Ohio, plant to make ventilators for Americans in…

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Trump Praises American Private Sector For Stepping Up to Fight Coronavirus

American businesses are actively stepping to help combat the coronavirus by changing their factories over to making goods and equipment needed by health care workers.

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Coronavirus: Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler Shutting Down U.S. Factories

Detroit (AP) — Ford and General Motors are confirming that they will temporarily close all of their North American factories due to the coronavirus threat.

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Union Asks for Plant Closure as GM, Ford Workers Contract Coronavirus

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is asking Ford, General Motors (GM), and Fiat Chrysler to temporarily close their plants to protect American workers from contracting…

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GM to Invest $2.2 Billion in Detroit Plant to Produce Electric Cars

General Motors (GM) will invest $2.2 billion to produce electric and self-driving cars at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant in Michigan, the company announced Monday.

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930 American GM Workers Win Full-Time Jobs, Wage Hikes in ‘Amazing’ UAW Deal

A deal struck between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors (GM) has won full-time jobs for about 930 American workers who have been…

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Study: Opioid Deaths Rise in Towns Where U.S. Auto Plants Have Closed

Opioid deaths sharply rise in American communities where multinational automakers have closed their United States plants, the latest medical study confirms.

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