There has been a lot of public comment about Unifor auto contract negotiations that open this week, particularly regarding their importance for future investments in Canadian auto manufacturing. Here’s why I am taking a hopeful perspective on these talks.
We look forward to these contract negotiations with our Unifor partners, which will be about working together toward a mutually beneficial competitive agreement.
Our recent GM Canada “Innovation Lives Here” announcement with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Kathleen Wynne gave us a lot to celebrate.
Oshawa, Ont. (June 10, 2016) – General Motors was today joined by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Kathleen Wynne in Oshawa to announce a major expansion of its engineering and software work in Canada with focus on supporting the development of innovative new automotive systems and technologies for the future.
WATERLOO, (February 4, 2016) – GM Canada president and managing director, Steve Carlisle, along with Iain Klugman, CEO, Communitech, today cut a “digital ribbon” to open “2908 at Communitech” - the first automotive company in Canada to establish a lab presence at the leading Waterloo based accelerator.
OSHAWA, (December 1, 2015) – In remarks to the Economic Club in Ottawa, GM Canada president and managing director, Steve Carlisle, today confirmed that its Canadian Engineering Centre in Oshawa, Ontario, has been awarded a mandate to play a leading role in the build of autonomous driving vehicles. These vehicles will be part of a test fleet based at the GM Technical Centre in Warren, Michigan.
TORONTO, (November 10, 2015) – In remarks to the Canadian Club in Toronto, GM Canada president and managing director Steve Carlisle today called on governments in Canada to act quickly to carve out a purposeful role in a fast changing automotive sector that is increasingly defined by electric vehicles, connected and autonomous driving cars and new approaches to urban mobility.
OSHAWA – GM Canada Vice President of Corporate and Environmental Affairs, David Paterson, addressed the Oshawa Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, July 30, 2015. The prepared text of his remarks is below. As always, the speaker’s words are definitive.
This is a good time for a second Community Update, following my January 28th communication setting out our two year timeline for product and investment decisions in Oshawa. A great deal of positive work has happened since then and I think it’s useful to share some of that information.
It is an honour to be back home in Canada as President and Managing Director of General Motors Canada. I started my career at GM here in Oshawa, met my wife, played hockey and made many life-long friends here. .....
WASHINGTON, D.C. – General Motors Chief Counsel and Executive Vice President Mike Millikin testified Thursday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance. His prepared opening remarks are below. As always, the speaker’s words are definitive.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – General Motors CEO Mary Barra appeared Wednesday before the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Her prepared oral remarks are below. As always, the spoken word is definitive.
NEW YORK – General Motors CEO Mary Barra spoke to the J.D. Power/NADA Automotive Forum before the opening of press days at the New York International Auto Show on Tuesday. Her prepared remarks are below. As always, the spoken word takes precedence.
GM Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra’s written testimony was submitted today to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Her testimony addresses the GM Ignition Switch Recall and answers the question: “Why Did It Take So Long?” Barra is scheduled to give oral testimony on Capitol Hill tomorrow afternoon, April 1 and on April 2.
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced first-quarter net income to common stockholders of $2.0 billion or $1.24 per diluted share, compared to $0.9 billion or $0.56 per diluted share a year ago. Earnings per share diluted-adjusted for special items was a first-quarter record at $1.26, up 47 percent compared to the first quarter of 2015.