https://www.automobilemag.com - Add up the 2018 sales of Ford’s Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, and Taurus; Chevrolet’s Cruze, Impala, and Volt; the Buick LaCrosse; and the Cadillac CTS, CT6, and XTS, and you’re talking about 639,001 units. That doesn’t seem like a small number, but the group of cars–all of which are slated to be killed off here very soon–were outsold by, well, take your pick.
https://www.autoblog.com - General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be quite as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved. Blue-collar workers will still lose jobs at four U.S. plants slated for closure next year, but most will be able to find employment at eight other GM factories where jobs are being added. Some would have to relocate. GM still plans to lay off about 8,000 white-collar workers and another 2,600 factory workers in Canada.
https://www.freep.com - President Donald Trump again attacked General Motors and its CEO, Mary Barra, over its plans to cut 14,000 jobs. “I don’t like what she did,” Trump said during an interview with Fox's Harris Faulkner. “It was nasty. Ohio is going to replace those jobs in two minutes.” GM on Nov. 26 announced it was closing five factories, including Lordstown Assembly in Ohio and Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, along with two U.S. transmission plants and an assembly plant in Ontario. The company also is in the process of cutting 8,000 white-collar workers.
https://www.fool.com - Last Monday, General Motors announced that it will halt production at five of its manufacturing facilities in the US and Canada next year. With passenger car sales slumping, GM plans to discontinue six models in North America: the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6. Cadillac XTS, Chevy Cruze, Chevy Impala, and Chevy Volt.
https://www.autoblog.com - Since General Motors announced its decision this week to shut down its hulking Lordstown plant — the anchor of this northeast Ohio town — workers on the line have had nothing but questions. Will they have jobs come spring? Should they put in for transfers and move their families to Texas or Tennessee? How much should they spend on Christmas? One they haven't yet answered: Who is to blame?
http://www.autonews.com - Martinrea's factory in nearby Ajax, Ont., supplies GM's Oshawa plant with parts for the Cadillac XTS and the Chevrolet Impala, according to The Globe and Mail. Neither car will be made beyond 2019.
https://www.autoguide.com - The future of the LaCrosse, CT6, XTS, Volt, Impala, Malibu, and Cruze will be impacted.
http://www.thedrive.com - In a dramatic move, GM will be "unallocating" Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, which builds the Chevrolet Cruze; the company's famed Detroit/Hamtramck Assembly, home of the Cadillac CT6, the Buick LaCrosse, the Chevrolet Volt, and the Chevrolet Impala; and Oshawa Car Assembly in Ontario, Canada, which produces the Impala, the Cadillac XTS, and recently picked up a few Chevrolet Silverado lines as well. Additionally, GM plans to cut two drivetrain facilities: Baltimore Operations in Maryland and the Warren Transmission plant in Michigan. The company also plans to idle two foreign plants.
http://www.thedrive.com - General Motors announced Monday that its Oshawa Assembly factory in Ontario, Canada as well as four other plants will be "unallocated" in 2019, prompting backlash from local laborers and Canadian officials. The Oshawa plant is responsible for final assembly and painting of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, production of all North American-spec Cadillac XTS sedans, and the Chevrolet Impala, which it splits with the Detroit-Hamtramck facility.
https://www.automobilemag.com - General Motors will cut the Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Volt, Impala, Cruze sedan and hatchback, and Buick LaCrosse from its lineup by the end of 2019 as part of a $6 billion cost-saving plan to prepare the automaker for a zero crashes, zero emissions, zero congestion future. The Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant that builds the Cadillac CT6 is devoting production of that luxury sedan through June 1, 2019, to the V-Series version powered by the marque’s new 550-hp, 4.