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GM Lordstown plant workers urge rejection of UAW deal if their factory remains closed

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - About 40 to 50 UAW members chanted “no product, no vote," saying they would reject their proposed deal with GM if the Lordstown plant remains closed.      

Ford is challenging Tesla by trying to calm one of the biggest fears people have about electric vehicles

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ford announced on Thursday that it is giving electric-vehicle customers two years of free access to over 12,000 charging stations in North America with over 35,000 plugs. The FordPass Charging Network will consist of stations from multiple charging providers, including Greenlots and Electrify America, allowing Ford customers to find stations and pay to charge up their vehicles via the infotainment screen, rather than having to set up separate accounts with each charging provider.

GM deal with UAW includes closing three US plants, $11,000 'ratification' bonuses

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The decision was announced in conjunction with local union leaders approving a tentative deal between the union and GM that was announced Wednesday.

UAW-GM contract offers $11,000 bonus, pay raises, no change in health care

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Contract summary of tentative agreement gives temporary workers path to permanent status, record ratification bonus, two base-wage increases.

"I felt like I was connected to the car" – VeeKay

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Indy Lights runner-up Rinus VeeKay was beaming after completing his second NTT IndyCar Series test with Ed Carpenter Racing earlier this week. The 19-year-old Dutchman wore himself out in the #20 Chevy at the Mid-Ohio road course, which follows the first test he conducted for ECR at Portland in August.