Even in a hyper-polarized Washington, there's been one area of consensus lately on Capitol Hill: anger at General Motors and its CEO, Mary Barra. She will face that ire during two days of meetings this week.
Ohio senators Sherrod Brown and Robert Portman urged GM's CEO to accelerate contract talks with union officials and decisions on where to build new products so the state's Lordstown plant can continue operating.
General Motors is further differentiating the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD from its smaller sibling. The redesigned HD pickup's grille features a flow-through "CHEVROLET" similar to some models of the Silverado 1500.
GM may be able to continue claiming its maximum amount of tax credits from the state of Michigan even after the automaker sheds 8,100 salaried jobs in North America and possibly closes its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly and Warren transmission plants.