LG Electronics has reached a deal with General Motors to pay as much as $2 billion to reimburse the automaker for the cost of recalling Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles due to battery fires.
GM's announcement follows its competitor's massive electric vehicle campus plan in Kentucky and Tennessee.
General Motors has announced grants in the millions of dollars that will go toward increasing access to education and addressing transportation barriers.
GM and Ford are halting production at some plants due to the computer chip shortage that has been plaguing automakers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
General Motors is recalling all Chevrolet Bolts to fix a battery problem that could cause fires.
High prices and strong demand for expensive pickup trucks and luxury SUVs helped GM overcome inventory shortages.
The recall covers certain 2017 through 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 pickups with 6.6-liter diesel engines and block heaters. Shorts can develop in the heater cord or terminals that connect the cable to the block heater.
Documents from safety regulators show the airbag inflator can rupture, spewing parts into the cabin.
GM said its battery plants will be operating around 2025 and are part of the company's $35 billion investment in electric vehicles over the next five years.
Fans are looking forward to this years Grand Prix at Belle Isle. Before you head to the race read about the new restrictions.
The Corvette has not seen the Detroit Grand Prix race track since 2008; it returns with the Corvette Stingray C8R race car.
Fill 'er up? Automakers are trying to cut charging times to something close to the five or 10 minutes of a conventional gasoline fill-up.
Despite CDC and Michigan HHS guidance, UAW workers can't take their masks off yet as the organization and Detroit's big three have said they will continue to require masks for now.
The Work Appropriately policy will allow teams to determine whether salaried employees will work from home or in person. While some jobs cannot be performed remotely, many employees likely will remain remote.
The U.S. government's highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the air bags may not inflate in a crash on thousands of General Motors vehicles.
General Motor's Hamtramck plant is being retooled to construct electric vehicles as part of the company's plunge into building greener cars and trucks.
"We're not waiting anymore. We're not satisfied going from one to two percent. Enough is enough. It is time that GM starts fully respecting Black-owned businesses," Roland Martin said. "And that means show us the money."
The heads of several Black-owned media groups, including Byron Allen and Ice Cube, said the auto manufacturer had refused meetings with them and had perpetuated systemic racism by not investing more ad dollars.
Magna, an automotive supplier broke ground Tuesday on a new $70 million facility in St. Clair. The project, which will create hundreds of jobs in the city was awarded a business development grant from the city.
Hundreds of coats that convert to sleeping bags are on the way to help the homeless endure the cold. General Motors is also pitching in -- on the effort to distribute the coats in cities in Michigan and throughout the Midwest.