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    If you're a YouTube cruiser, you may have found Eric The Car Guy channel. His newest video is, What Happened to General Motors? ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuaWPbaZUwY ) In it he references this article I found pretty interesting. Focuses on Lordstown: GM’s decline truly began with its...
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    GM set to end production at Ohio plant Wednesday FILE PHOTO: A view of the entrance to the West Plant at the General Motors Lordstown Complex, assembly plant in Warren, Ohio, U.S., November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Alan Freed/File Photo(Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Monday it expects to end...
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    The last Lordstown built Cruze has started it's way down the assembly line. Expected to be finished Wednesday(March 6) https://www.wkbn.com/news/local-news/lordstown-s-last-chevy-cruze-makes-its-way-through-gm-plant/1820773521
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    The Vega was GM’s first high-profile failure—a result of blundering labor management, half-baked engineering, and patchy quality control. GM’s decline truly began with its quest to turn people into machines In the late winter of 1972, Lordstown workers rebelled against GM’s experiment with a...
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    Now is not a good time to consider one of the final CRUZE Sedans? Lordstown, Ohio, was defined by its General Motors plant. Now workers say job cuts threaten the lives they’ve built A mural in Lordstown, Ohio. The GM plant here employs 1,600 workers. Photograph: Tony Dejak/APThere’s a sign...
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    General Motors hints it could negotiate a way to keep one or more plants open CNBC 5 hours ago Reactions Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email Detroit's biggest automaker announced plans in November to close five factories, including three assembly plants, and to cut 15 percent of its...
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    After layoff news, GM workers worry about their ‘next move’After layoff news, GM workers worry about their ‘next move’
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    Just saw this on the local news and noticed there isn't a thread yet. Future of the cruze doesn't look too bright at the moment. UPDATE | Lordstown workers notified Cruze production ends March 1 | vindy.com
  9. CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hi all, from the Home of our Cruzes.....Northeast Ohio. Been an electronics tech for over 40 years and specialized in car electronics installs for 30. Being in the “backyard” of Lordstown, I have worked on Every POS they have produced (and claimed would be the “Japanese killer” to equal the...
  10. General Discussion
    At the GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, workers make only the Cruze compact sedan, which has suffered a 26.5 percent sales decline this year through September. The plant is running a little over 30 percent capacity, on one shift. One way to combat the last problem is to keep factories flexible in...
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    I did the Google Custom Search and didn't see this listed. GM Lordstown Second Shift Ends Today | GM Authority https://www.ohio.com/akron/business/breaking-news-business/gm-to-end-second-shift-at-youngstown-ending-1500-jobs-as-cruze-sales-sink But on a brighter note,I saw this (and the Cruze...
  12. Events, Meets, & Regional Discussion
    Start a thread for lordstown 2018 badges? Wanna get my second year one ❤️
  13. Events, Meets, & Regional Discussion
    6th Annual CruzeTalk Lordstown Meet & Tour 2018 Subscribe for Updates!!! If you are interested in attending the Lordstown meet, I strongly recommend that you subscribe to this thread and all relevant threads to receive notifications for updates. To subscribe, click on "Thread Tools" at the...
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    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/13/gm-cuts-several-hundred-jobs-at-ohio-plant-as-car-sales-continue-to-slide.html I wonder how much of this is because the Hatchback isn't built in Lordstown.
  15. Events, Meets, & Regional Discussion
    I noticed that many refer to touring Lordstown. How does one go about that? Do they have an annual date or "Open House"? Do they have a tour schedule? Thank you in advance. John
  16. Gen2 Powertrain
    There's lot's of video's of GEN 1 cruzes going through Lordstown. Here is one with shots of the GEN2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7QATB6Qal0
  17. General Discussion
    GM extending summer factory shutdown as car sales slow General Motors is extending some plant shutdowns. Shutdowns are normal in summer, but extensions typically occur during periods of soft sales. Inventories are high, and sales appear to be slowing across the industry. Robert Ferris...
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    Although an actual production slowdown has been postponed indefinitely, General Motors has announced a third week of downtime is coming for the Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant. According to local news affiliate WKBN27, the Chevrolet Cruze’s birthplace will shut down for one week beginning on July...
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    If you attended this years Lordstown event and would like your forum badge updated, please post here. I don't think anyone took an official roster of who was and wasn't there this year.
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