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The Renaissance Center, headquarters of General Motors, on the Detroit River in downtown Detroit.
Mary Schroeder, Special to the Free Press
AP News
October 01, 2019 - 11:14 am
A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico.
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In this June 10, 2011, file photo, a worker checks the paint on a Camaro at the GM factory in Oshawa, Ontario.
Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File
November 26, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Tom Krisher and Rob Gillies, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes...
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