GM To Idle Hamtramck Assembly Due To American Axle Strike

Reuters is reporting General Motors will be idling its Hamtramck Assembly plant on Monday as a result of the ongoing strike at American Axle. The Detroit area plant currently builds the Cadillac DTS and Buick Lucerne and joins 30 other plants affected by the parts shortages. Though shuttering plants is never good… »3/28/08 11:30am3/28/08 11:30am

Chevy To Get New Michigan-Made Minivan Based On Opel Zafira

Wait, we thought Saturn was the new Opel. Apparently, according to Automotive News sources, Chevy's going to be getting a seven-seater minivan in 2009 based on the Opel Zafira. Apparently this new vehicle, alluded to in the UAW contract leakage of a couple months ago, will be built at GM's Hamtramck plant. This new… »11/12/07 7:45am11/12/07 7:45am