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    Report: Judge says GM workers can sue automaker and UAW
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    In a case that dates back to April 30, 2011, General Motors and the United Auto Workers are being sued by 28 employees at GM's Lordstown, Ohio plant that builds the Chevrolet Cruze. The employees say that when they were hired in October, 2006 they were improperly classified as temporary workers. ...

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    Official: Next-gen 2015 Chevrolet Cruze staying in Ohio with GM's $220M investment
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    The Chevrolet Cruze is, hands-down, the greatest success in recent history for General Motors. Now entering its third model year, the Cruze has been one of the company's top sellers in the United States, and GM has now committed to keeping production here through a second generation. According to ...

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    Report: Chevy Cruze production in Lordstown to restart today [UPDATE]
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    The Detroit News reports that General Motors will resume full production of the Chevrolet Cruze today, after a supplier issue caused a production snarl at its Lordstown, Ohio facility earlier this week. On Tuesday, the Lordstown facility's third shift was put on hold, and both the first and ...

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    Report: GM suspends production of Chevrolet Cruze due to supplier issue
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    General Motors has suspended production of the Chevrolet Cruze. The automaker's Lordstown, Ohio facility suspended its third shift entirely and shortened its first and second shifts due to an unnamed supplier issue according to a spokesperson with the plant. Reuters reports GM has declined to ...

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    Report: Chevrolet's Lordstown plant taking week off to control Cruze inventory
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    Some were shocked when Chevrolet announced six months before the Cruze went on sale here in the U.S. that its assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio would be running three shifts to build the new small car. Three shifts suggested sales of more than 20,000 units per month, which seemed to some at the ...

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    Report: Diesel Chevrolet Cruze to be built in Lordstown, Ohio
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    The Detroit News reports that the diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze will be manufactured at the General Motors Lordstown, Ohio plant. GM is slated to retool the facility's body shop and assembly line next year through a $5.5-million investment, according to Tom Mock, a spokesman for GM. The ...

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    Report: GM workers suing company, union over pay
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    28 workers at the Lordstown, Ohio Chevrolet plant are suing General Motors and the UAW after they claim they were wrongfully classified as temporary employees. According to the workers' complaint, they were paid 40 percent less than their permanent counterparts. The suit also accuses UAW Local ...

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    Report: GM, UAW clash over Chevy Cruze repairs
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    GM's Lordstown plant builds the Chevrolet Cruze, but when plant management needed the cars coming off the line repaired, it didn't use plant workers; it sent the cars to an outside repair shop. That didn't make UAW leadership happy. The union's response was to draw up a leaflet telling workers ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze sails into new era of small cardom
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    2011 Chevrolet Cruze – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Until now, General Motors hasn't exactly taken the small-car market seriously. While Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai and Kia have built their empires on the hoods of pint-sized, fuel-efficient transportation, history has shown the ...

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    Report: GM adding extra shift at Lordstown to meet expected Cruze demand *UPDATE
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    2011 Chevrolet Cruze – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It looks like General Motors is going to announce that Lordstown will be getting a third shift. Lordstown, Ohio is the plant where GM is going to be building its new compact Chevrolet Cruze, and apparently they think the demand ...

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    REPORT: GM delays Chevy Cruze launch by three months
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    2011 Chevrolet Cruze - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Like other automakers, General Motors would prefer to avoid the recall stigma that plagued first-year examples of rival Ford's Focus a decade ago. North American versions of that car were recalled five times in the first year to fix ...

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    BREAKING: GM ups production due to Cash for Clunkers, 1,350 union workers back on the job
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    General Motors announced an increase in North American production this afternoon that has no doubt been brought on by the success of the federal government's Cash for Clunkers program. The increase will add shifts at facilities in Lordstown, OH, which produces the Chevy Cobalt, and the CAMI plant ...

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    REPORT: Holden working on Cruze hatch... but will it come to North America?
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    According to Australia's Drive, Holden boss Mark Reuss has confirmed that General Motors' Australian outpost will produce a hatchback version of the Cruze sedan that it shares with Chevrolet.The liftback will apparently be very much an Aussie product, with research and development being carried out ...

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    GM cuts shifts, output at three plants
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    It's hardly unexpected given recent gloomy sales numbers, but General Motors announced today that they will be cutting shifts at several North American plants. Unfortunately, nearly 2,000 workers will lose their jobs in the process as GM eliminates its third shift to slow production and ease the ...

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    GM cuts 1,100 staff at Lordstown plant to meet slowing demand
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    Click above for more high-res shots of the Chevy Cobalt SS
    Less than 2 months ago the headline here was GM ramps up Cobalt production to meet demand. It's amazing how quickly things change in this crazy environment. Just months after adding a third shift at the Lordstown, OH assembly plant where ...

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    Cobalt owners take their cars home to Lordstown
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    Click above for high-res gallery
    Many people choose their car because it is an extension of themselves, their personality, their style and their passion. These folks tend to forge a deep attachment with their automobile, an inanimate object void of emotion. Despite that fact, a vehicle has wants ...

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    Cruze news: Cobalt replacement to get turbo'd 1.4-liter and 40 mpg
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    Rising fuel prices, both in the U.S. and abroad, means that automakers can now offer similar engines in vehicles sold throughout the world. According to Automotive News, General Motors' next small car, the Chevrolet Cruze, will be offered with a new 1.4-liter force-fed four-banger, putting out ...

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    Chevy Cruze to be built in Lordstown
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    click above for high-res gallery of next-gen Chevy Cobalt spy shotsWorkers at GM's Lordstown, OH plant just got another shot of good news from the General: the next-gen compact car from Chevrolet will be built there. The Chevy Cruze will replace the Cobalt, which recently had a third shift added to ...

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    McCain has no plans for Detroit bailout
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    Back in the late seventies and into early eighties, Chrysler had gotten itself into such horrid financial shape that the U.S. government decided to step in and fix the situation itself. Considering the sorry state of affairs that all three of the Detroit automakers find themselves in today, some ...

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    Chevy getting new small, turbocharged car next year
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    The industry-wide shrinking of US automobiles is in its infant stages, but new products are coming in a big fat hurry. GM is preparing a new compact model based on the Delta platform, and it will feature the General's new 1.4-liter turbo powerplant. GM isn't spilling the beans on the identity of ...

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