8 first-half sales tales

7 Jul

Cooling compact crossovers, Chevy’s long skid, the Korean rebound and other stories behind the U.S. industry’s slow, steady first-half sales decline.

GM now top producer in Mexico as industry output declines

28 Jan

In 2018, Mexico accounted for more than a quarter of General Motors' North American production for the first time. That proportion will rise further if the company goes through with plans to end production at three car-assembly plants in the U.S. and Canada this year.

A decade later, Janesville confronts life after GM

23 Dec

For years, Janesville, Wis., refused to give up on the General Motors plant that closed in 2008. GM, after all, promised that the plant might reopen once the economy turned. But that good news never came.