Volt Production Halted; 1,300 Workers Out Of Work

General Motors will halt production of the Chevrolet Volt.The automaker has told 1,300 workers at its Detroit Hamtramck plant that they will be out of work for about five weeks.

Sections:  news   business   
Topics:  auto industry   automaker   chevrolet volt   detroit   general motors   gm   workers   
  • Ford shareholders reject stock proposal
    Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
  • For some Detroit services, call the D.I.Y. Dept.
    Detroit may be broke but it will soon have a first-rate motor pool, featuring 23 new ambulances and a fleet of 100 new police cars. Some city parks also are getting tender loving care. New fruit trees and shrubs have been planted, and mowing crews are beginning to make the rounds to keep the green spaces tidy. More
  • AP Source: Fiat mulls IPO after buying Chrysler
    The head of Italian automaker Fiat is considering a plan to hold a public stock offering after the company buys 100 percent of Chrysler, according to a person briefed on the matter. More
  • Ford Profit Rises on Strong North American Sales
    The automaker, which continues to struggle overseas, posted first-quarter net income of $1.6 billion, beating Wall Street expectations. More
  • Chinese Auto Market Shifts Toward Larger Cars
    Auto buyers in what is the world’s largest car market are shifting away from compacts and subcompacts and buying more midsize cars and sport utility vehicles. More
  • Tom Tarter, U.S. Senate Republican candidate profile
    Political/civic background: I have never held or sought public elected office. I was elected President of the Associated Students of Linfield College in 1976. The ASLC managed the Student Center and ...
    01/21/2020 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Trading Day: ASX edges near records despite virus threat
    He notes that Australia’s comparative advantage in coal production means that China is unlikely to substitute meaningfully ... later than some analysts expected. The news halted trading in Boeing ...
    01/21/2020 - 11:23 am | View Link
  • ‘Techlash’ hits college campuses
    College seniors and recent graduates looking for jobs that are both principled and high-paying are doing so in a world that has soured on Big Tech. The positive perceptions of Google, Facebook and ...
    01/13/2020 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • Trading Day: ASX slips from record in broad decline
    “Workers are being progressively briefed on the incident as they arrive on site ... Boeing supplier Spirit AeroSystems joined Boeing in tumbling, shedding 4.3 per cent after announcing it will lay off ...
    01/12/2020 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • The Volt economy
    Detroit — With sales nowhere near the predicted 45,000-per-year, General Motors halted production ... will suspend production from Sept. 17 until Oct. 15, idling 1,500 workers.
    08/28/2012 - 8:12 am | View Link
  • More


Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News