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57GM's Orion Assembly goes solar with 350-kilowatt array

Nothing like a hot Michigan summer to power a few homes.

AddLandfill gas to power 40% of GM's Orion Assembly Plant

When production of the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano kicks off this fall, 40 percent of the energy that powers General Motors' Orion Assembly Plant will come from methane captured from a nearby landfill site. This use of the landfill gas will reduce GM's energy costs by $1.1 million a year and cut the amount of greenhouse gases, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides released into the atmosphere.

57Journalists visiting GM find out firsthand that building a car ain't easy

Over the years, we've heard of the supposed vast riches of the United Auto Worker. When accounting for health care and legacy costs, the typical UAW floor-sweeper earns over $70 per hour. The hard truth, however, is that even the tenured line worker receives less than half that amount in their paycheck before taxes, and about 20 percent of the UAW workforce makes only $14 per hour.

36UAW protests... itself?

A group of union members are reportedly unhappy about the two-tier wage system that the United Auto Workers agreed to for the General Motors Orion Township plant. According to the Detroit Free Press, around 100 current and retired union workers from three states descended on the UAW's Detroit headquarters to protest the move on Saturday.

32New Chevrolet Aveo begins production... in Korea

Chevrolet Aveo – Click above for high-res image galery

AddGM invests $145M at Orion plant to build Buick Verano, Chevy Aveo

Buick Excelle GT (Verano) – Click above for high-res image gallery

68GM confirms $145M investment in Orion, ponders new name for Chevy Aveo?

Chevy Aveo show car – Click above to enlarge

53Report: Buick Verano to join Chevy Aveo production at GM's Orion plant

Chinese Market Buick Excelle – Click above for high-res image gallery

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