Former UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell was charged Monday by federal prosecutors for allegedly misusing and approving tens of thousands of dollars in training center funds. Jewell, who abruptly retired at the end of 2017, is the highest-ranking UAW figure charged with a crime.
Cadillac is overhauling the badging of its powertrains to focus on vehicle power and performance rather than the engine's displacement, as it prepares to add EVs. The caveat for American buyers is vehicle badging will designate powertrain output expressed in newton meters, the metric torque measurement.
GM's U.S. sales declined 5.3 percent in February compared with a year ago, according to estimates from the Automotive News Data Center. Despite special pickup deals, GM was disciplined on incentives overall last month, according to a note this week from Emmanuel Rosner, Deutsche Bank's lead auto analyst.
General Motors' North American president, Alan Batey, will retire effective April 1; succeeding him will be Barry Engle, president of GM International. In addition, the automaker's global manufacturing head, Alicia Boler Davis, is leaving the company, reportedly for a job at Amazon.
The unnamed vehicle would slot between the three-row Enclave crossover and the compact Envision. It is expected to be derived from the short-wheelbase version of GM's C1 platform, which is used on the Cadillac XT5, GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Blazer.