GM CEO Barra says headquarters to stay in downtown Detroit
General Motors will keep its headquarters in its seven-building office tower complex in downtown Detroit, its CEO says. Mary Barra, in an interview with The Associated Press, said the automaker's main office will remain in the Renaissance Center, the centerpiece of the city's skyline just across the Detroit River from Canada. “Our headquarters will always be in Detroit, in the RenCen,” she said, using the name given to the complex by locals.news.yahoo.com
Las Vegas man ticketed for disorderly conduct after climbing Detroit’s Renaissance Center
DETROIT – A 22-year-old Las Vegas man was issued a ticket for disorderly conduct after he climbed the side of the Renaissance Center in Detroit on Sunday afternoon. Witnesses spotted the climber on the side of the building ascending floor by floor without a harness or any other safety equipment. Once the climber reached the top of the building, police moved in and arrested the suspect. The Renaissance Center is owned by General Motors and serves as the company’s world headquarters. The tallest building in the collection of skyscrapers contains 73 floors and is the tallest building in the state.mlive.com
Suspect arrested at top of Renaissance Center after climbing up landmark
DETROIT -- Police have arrested a suspect who was seen climbing up the side of the Renaissance Center Sunday afternoon. The identity of the suspect has not been released, but police confirmed a person was taken into custody, according to Fox 2 Detroit. Once the climber reached the top of the building, police moved in and arrested the suspect. The Renaissance Center is owned by General Motors and serves as the company’s world headquarters. The tallest building in the collection of skyscrapers contains 73 floors and is the tallest building in the state.mlive.com
Detroit City Council passes 'right to recall' resolution for laid-off hospitality workers — but Michigan law stands in the way
On Tuesday, Detroit City Council passed a resolution in support of "right to recall" legislation that would guarantee hospitality workers laid off due to the...metrotimes.com
Metro Detroit weather: Expect blue skies and milder conditions on first spring afternoon of the year
This May 12, 2020, photo shows a general view of the Renaissance Center, headquarters for General Motors, along the Detroit skyline from the Detroit River. Scarves, gloves and hats can be shed by the middle of Saturday afternoon. Skies will be blue, the sun will be out and temperatures will rise to milder ranges. It will be chillier near the Detroit River and the big lakes. Watch: Saturday, March 20, 2021 afternoon weather updateThis is the perfect weather for an afternoon drive.
GM shifting groups of salaried Michigan employees, aims to maintain benefits of remote work
This image provided by General Motors shows the GM Logo. (General Motors via AP)DETROIT – General Motors plans to move around groups of salaried workers in Michigan to “increase collaboration” among its teams, the automaker announced Thursday. GM stressed its global headquarters will remain at the RenCen and it’s an “important element” of the automaker’s future. We are seeking to maintain the benefits of remote work, while also ensuring our teams get the benefit of in-person collaboration,” reads a statement from GM on Thursday. It has been more than a year now since GM asked thousands of employees to work from home, if possible, when the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic swept the globe.
New GM logo debuts atop Ren Cen in Detroit
DETROIT – General Motors has a new logo atop the Renaissance Center in Detroit. Read more: New campaign, and logo, for GM in a bid to electrify imageGeneral Motors is changing its corporate logo and launching an electric vehicle marketing campaign to reshape its image as clean vehicle company, rather than a builder of gas-powered pickups and SUVs. GM said the industry has reached a history-changing inflection point for mass adoption of electric vehicles. The campaign comes as stock market investors are enthralled with companies that make electric vehicles. Related: From the vault: 1973 special on Detroit Renaissance CenterAutomotive topic pages
10 things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend
From comedy shows and art exhibits to concerts and sports, theres no shortage of things to do in and around the city this weekend. "Stop Making Sense" is celebrating its 35th anniversary at the Detroit Film Theatre this weekend. Sunday brunch with Detroit multi-instrumentalist Jarrod Champion at Cliff Bells, Nov. 3 at 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Add a bit of class to brunch with the jazzy tunes of Jarrod Champion, a self-taught vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Jarrod Champion. Multi-instrumentalist Jarrod Champion will be accompanying Sunday brunch at Cliff Bells. Ofrenda exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts, through Nov. 10Ofrendas are altars dedicated to those who have passed composed by loved ones.
UAW-GM strike enters fifth week with no clear path forward
DETROIT - The United Automobile Workers strike against General Motors is entering its fifth week with no clear end in sight. Workers continue to picket with slightly increased strike pay, but they're anxious for the walkout to end. Monday is the 29th day of the strike, and workers are now receiving $275 per week in strike pay. Experts said General Motors has lost more than $1 billion in profits, while line workers have lost nearly $750 million in income. "The workers on strike are hurting.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Oct. 11, 2019
After a meeting between GM CEO Mary Barra and UAW officials, we are waiting to see if this strike that's in day 25 will finally end with a deal. Barra visited the negotiation room at the Renaissance Center and spoke face-to-face with UAW President Gary Jones and UAW-GM Vice President Terry Dittes for about an hour this week. More local headlinesFor more Local News head to ClickOnDetroit.com/news/local. National headlinesFor more National News headlines, head to ClickOnDetroit.com/news/national. Submit a news tipTell us what's happening in your community -- submit a news tip to Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit right here.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- July 25, 2019
A view of the Renaissance Center along the Detroit River on July 25, 2019. (WDIV)DETROIT - ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- July 25, 2019Novi police are asking people to avoid the neighborhood near 10 Mile and Beck roads as officers work to safely resolve this situation. More local headlines:For more Local News head to ClickOnDetroit.com/news/local. Submit a news tipTell us what's happening in your community -- submit a news tip to Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit right here. Tweets by Local4NewsCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.