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Cancel Search This page is for personal, non-commercial use. You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http: President Donald Trump demanded General Motors add a new product to replace a plant in Ohio that the company said it planned to close next year due to lagging small-car demand.
GM also plans to close an assembly plant and a transmission plant in Ohio, along with an assembly plant in Canada. Trump told reporters he was not happy with GM's decision to idle a plant in Lordstown, Ohio. They better put something else in," Trump said. GM did not immediately comment on Trump's remarks, but the company noted it has other facilities in Ohio including a transmission plant in Toledo and metal center in Parma.
Ohio lawmakers urged GM to reconsider. Republican Senator Rob Portman told GM chief executive Mary Barra on Monday that the company should bring a new product to the plant and he also urged GM "to at least reallocate some of the production and employees to the Toledo GM plant.
Don't sell your house. GM sold nearly 2. But Trump told reporters he told Barra he was unhappy with the announcement. He said the decision to halt sales of the Chevrolet Cruze had "nothing to do with tariffs" but was because of poor sales.
The company has sold about 22, through September and in August sought an exclusion from 25 percent U. The Trump administration has not yet ruled on the request.2 days ago · The GM plant in the Poletown area was designed to replace an aging Cadillac factory, and the proposal would keep 6, jobs within the city limits.
It would be GM’s first new factory. Jan 26, · A German maker of construction site equipment has announced it will close its plant in the region.
Munich-based Wacker Neuson said last week it . Jan 06, · Indian Point, the nuclear power plant closest to New York City, could be shut as soon as April under an agreement New York state officials . Feb 16, · This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does.
Jan 30, · Harley-Davidson closing Kansas City plant as motorcycle sales fall. Harley-Davidson said Tuesday that its recent-quarter profit plummeted and it will close its Kansas City, Mo. plant. 3 days ago · The plant’s closing will put more than 2, employees out of work, but the blow to the Canadian auto-sector workforce is far larger.
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