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A note to factory workers in Missouri suggests that GM might move some van assembly to AM General to increase production capacity for the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon.


The United Auto Workers ratified contracts with General Motors and Ford. The finalized agreements end weeks of negotiations with Detroit\'s automakers.


General Motors is working with the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center on a hydrogen fuel cell Chevrolet Colorado that will enter Army service.


The UAW pushed back the deadline for its proposed contract with GM until Nov. 20 to work out an agreement for skilled trades workers. Ford employees continue to vote on their deal, but it looks likely to pass.


GM's global powertrain boss wants to lobby for global emissions rules unification in his role as the president of an international auto engineers society.


Vanderbilt Improves Batteries With Quantum Dots; Ryder Uses Biomethane

Here's what happened at the 2015 World Solar Challenge. Iron pyrite nanoparticles improve battery performance. The army will test a fuel cell vehicle from GM. Two Ryder stations are switching to biomethane.


Will The Ohio State University Be A Repeat Champ?

Plug-in hybrids with E85-powered engines are the powertrain of choice for almost everyone in the EcoCAR 3 challenge.


FIRST Robotics Program Has Been Around Since 1989

Organizers hope to get about $40,000 for the second-generation extended-range plug-in vehicle.


Ford and the UAW have a tentative agreement that could go to union members for a vote soon. The proposed contract reportedly includes $9 billion in new US investments from the Blue Oval. The union also continues to finish its deal with GM.


Chevrolet has a trio of Silverado concepts for the 2015 SEMA Show. Two of them offer very different takes of the truck in camouflage, and the other comes from Kid Rock imagining a working-class custom pickup.


By combining data from the OBD-II port and vehicle relays, the Kickstarter for the Voyo claims to give drivers access to useful automotive features right from their smartphone. In addition to reams of useful data and the ability to control the locks, some models can even get a form of stop/start.


GM is recalling 1.4 million older vehicles with its 3.8-liter V6 because oil can leak and cause a fire. The company has had campaigns for this issue before, and there are 1,345 reports of blazes in vehicles that had already been repaired.


With the third quarter results in, Toyota is beating Volkswagen yet again as the world's largest automaker this year. The reason likely has nothing to do with the emissions scandal, though.


Details To Come After Wednesday Vote

GM and the UAW have a tentative deal for a new four-year contract, but specific details about it don't arrive until after a vote on Wednesday. The union promises significant wage gains.


General Motors is laying off a shift of 500 workers at its Orion Township plant to trim production of the slow-selling Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano.


The UAW now intends to negotiate a new contract with General Motors and is expected to ask for even more than in its FCA US deal.


General Motors is responding to demand across the board for the products at its Detroit-Hamtramck factory, adding a second shift and hiring over 1,200.


OEM, Supplier Enter Into New Relationship To Build Electric Vehicle

GM engineers say that the evolving relationship with LG Chem is what's going to make the upcoming Bolt EV possible.


GM is partnering to build its largest solar array in Michigan near the Warren Transmission factory. With 2,800 panels, the site can make 1 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually.


Perks Apply To Both 2016, 2015 Versions In Some Markets

General Motors starts early with its cash incentives on the second-generation extended-range plug-in.


The rupture of a Takata side-airbag inflator during testing is causing a recall of 414 General Motors vehicles from Buick, Cadillac, Chevy, and GMC.

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