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GM to hire 400 more hourly workers to build mid-engine C8 Corvette

GM's Bowling Green plant in Kentucky has built the 'Vette since 1981

GM's Bowling Green plant in Kentucky has built the 'Vette since 1981.

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Fisker teases electric crossover, considers 11 states for production

The company taps VW, Toyota veteran to oversee manufacturing

The company taps VW, Toyota veteran to oversee manufacturing.

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Another blow for Canadian autoworkers: FCA to lay off 1,500 at Windsor

Softening demand for the Chrysler Pacifica minivan claims the third shift

Softening demand for the Chrysler Pacifica minivan claims the third shift.

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8,000 Ford Mustangs get temporary steering wheels while idled by labor strike

They were parked pending shipments of the correct wheels

They were parked pending shipments of the correct steering wheels

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GM invests in 4 plants as it prepares to close 5 others

Says it has enough job openings for all but 100 displaced factory workers

Says it has enough job openings for all but 100 displaced factory workers.

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Mazda planning not one but two new crossovers for U.S.

The first comes next month in Geneva, another is planned for new plant in Alabama

The first comes next month in Geneva, another is planned for its new plant in Alabama.

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GM offers $25,000 reward to stop hostile racism, nooses at Toledo plant

The automaker faces a lawsuit filed by black employees

The automaker faces a lawsuit filed by black employees.

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GM threatens to sue over union's Super Bowl ad in Canada

'GM, you may have forgotten our generosity, but we'll never forget your greed'

'GM, you may have forgotten our generosity, but we'll never forget your greed.'

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Automakers are hiring more people, despite automation robots

Most publicly traded automakers grew workforce since 2013

An analysis finds 11 of 13 publicly traded automakers grew staff since 2013.

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Mercedes-Benz opens $500 million Sprinter plant in South Carolina

Has deal to build 20,000 Sprinters for Amazon, van’s largest customer

It also has a deal to build 20,000 Sprinters for Amazon, the van's largest customer.

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Elon Musk: Drugs, stress and Tesla's way forward

'The most difficult and painful year of my career'

He called 2018 'the most difficult and painful year of my career'

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Ex-Tesla employee accused of sabotage files defamation countersuit

Says claims he intended to 'shoot the place up' have caused him harm

Martin Tripp says he fears for his personal safety after claims he intended to "shoot the place up."

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Self-styled Tesla whistleblower files formal SEC complaint

Ex-worker alleges Tesla mislead investors, installed damaged batteries

Former employee alleges Tesla mislead investors and installed damaged batteries.

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BMW launches production of 2019 8 Series Coupe in Bavaria

It gets a fuel-efficient diesel I6 variant branded as the 840d xDrive

It gets a fuel-efficient diesel I6 variant branded as the 840d xDrive

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Toyota: Tariffs would add $1,800 to price of a Corolla

Automakers detail what they — and the American public — stand to lose

They're building a new $1.6 billion joint assembly plant in Alabama .

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Defendant in Tesla sabotage lawsuit seeks whistleblower status

Martin Tripp says he grew alarmed by what he saw at Tesla's Gigafactory

Defendant in Tesla lawsuit says he's a whistleblower.

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Tesla sues former employee for hacking, stealing data, sabotage

A former technician allegedly hacked Tesla network

A former technician allegedly hacked Tesla network

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Tesla has reportedly refunded almost a quarter of Model 3 reservations

It's refunding twice as many deposits as it's taking in, analyst firm says

It's refunding twice as many deposits as it's taking in, according to Second Measure.

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Hyundai plans $388 million expansion at engine plant in Alabama

It's building a new engine plant for the Sonata, Elantra and Santa Fe

It's building a new engine plant to support the Sonata, Elantra and Santa Fe.

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Honda hopes all-new 2019 Insight hybrid outsells predecessor

The previous-generation Insight peaked around 21,000 units in 2010

Yesterday we told you about Honda's production launch of the all-new 2019 Insight in Indiana. That comes after the hybrid spent five years wandering in the automotive wilderness and following a $61.5 million investment to prepare plants in Ohio and Indiana for more electrified vehicles. Today, Honda responded to Autoblog with some comments about its expectations for the resurrected nameplate.

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