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Hyundai Sure Is Happy Ford And GM Stopped Making Cars

Ford and GM sedan owners turn elsewhere for new cars, a new trade deal we know very little about, Honda’s parts crisis, and a little tiny detail about AVs that may matter someday. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Another 1.4 Million Takata Airbags Recalled After BMW Driver’s Death

Folks, we’ve got another huge Takata airbag recall for you. Plus, some news about upcoming General Motors layoffs and a United Auto Workers guilty plea. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Please Leave The Corvette Alone

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is having the impact we all feared, and now some people with bad ideas are already assuming General Motors will want to do something as stupid as take a legacy performance model and turn it into something fundamentally unrecognizable with the Chevy Corvette.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM: We Are Also Doing An Electric Pickup And It Will Go On Sale In 2021

General Motors wants to be in the electric-pickup mix by fall of 2021, Carlos Ghosn gets to speak with his wife after a full seven months, and a whole lot of Fiat Chrysler news, because this is apparently FCA Friday. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, Nov. 22, 2019.Read more… […]

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Lordstown Motors Insists It’s A Real Company, Starts Accepting Pre-Orders Of $52,500 Electric Truck

The Lordstown plant in Ohio was one of the sacrificial lambs of General Motors’ recent restructuring. The General sold the plant to an unlikely, recently formed automaker, Lordstown Motors Corp, earlier this month. And now Lordstown has both a vehicle and a site where you can pre-order said vehicle. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Alleged Union Bargaining Corruption, Bribery

The United Auto Workers union is embroiled in a corruption scandal that has seen 13 people criminally charged. Today, things got even worse for the UAW, as GM filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler alleging bribery and corruption in union bargaining.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Want A Job In The Auto Industry? Forget Internal Combustion

Auto industry jobs centered around “traditional” powertrains are on the decline, electric SUVs are our future and a coup may be underway at the United Auto Workers. All this and more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Ford And GM’s Decision To Abandon Small Cars Is Already Costing Them

Ford and General Motors, as you may have heard, are getting out of the small car business in America. Both say that this is because they need to invest in electrification and autonomy, and also because consumer taste has shifted. A new report says that brand loyalty for a huge chunk of buyers has also […]

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GM Sells Controversial Shuttered Ohio Plant To EV Truck Startup

General Motors sells controversial Chevy Cruze plant to EV truck startup Workhorse, PSA Group isn’t planning on killing any Fiat Chrysler brands, that Boeing model that crashed twice is still having issues and a ton more in The Morning Shift for Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Subaru, And Others Side With Trump Administration In Fuel Economy Battle

Auto companies take sides on Trump’s fuel economy battle, GM made a nice pile of change while workers were on strike, Porsche “online” sales, Mr. Musk goes to trial, and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, October 29, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer Has A $454 Billion Proposal To Encourage America To Go Electric

Democrats getting serious about this whole ‘electric cars’ thing, the sticking points in the tentative UAW-GM deal, and Tesla’s slightly more expensive Model 3. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, October 25, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer Has A $454 Billion Proposal To Encourage America To Go Electric

Democrats getting serious about this whole ‘electric cars’ thing, the sticking points in the tentative UAW-GM deal, and Tesla’s slightly more expensive Model 3. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, October 25, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Launch Of The New Ford Explorer Has Been A Mess

Ford can’t get the new Explorer right, Volvo will be making an electric XC90 in South Carolina, the United Auto Workers’ General Motors contract ratification vote is happening, and more for this most glorious Morning Shift for Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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One Of The UAW’s Biggest Wins Won’t Be A Change At All

The United Auto Workers union reached a tentative agreement yesterday on a new contract with General Motors, one that includes things like a decent ratification bonus, a path for temporary employees to become permanent, raises, and no more cap on how much members earn in profit sharing. Maybe the biggest win, however,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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