UAW pushes back against GM’s plans for electric vehicle production in Mexico

Assembly plant to be converted

General Motors announced on Thursday (April 29) that it is investing $1 billion to convert an assembly plant in Mexico to build electric vehicles.
General Motors announced on Thursday (April 29) that it is investing $1 billion to convert an assembly plant in Mexico to build electric vehicles.

DETROITGeneral Motors announced on Thursday (April 29) that it is investing $1 billion to convert an assembly plant in Mexico to build electric vehicles.

The decision is being slammed by the UAW. UAW Vice President Terry Dites called the decision a “slap in the face.”

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General Motors responded with the following statement.

Congresswoman Debbie DIngell weighed in on the decision. Her statement is available below.

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