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New $200 Million GM Plant Brings Jobs To Arlington

The 300,000 square foot addition to the GM assembly plant in Arlington is not just a boost to the economy, but a sense of pride for autoworkers.

CBS 11–10/14/2013

The production line at the General Motors assembly plant in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo credit General Motors)

GM Opens New Stamping Facility At Arlington Plant

GM is opening a new stamping facility at its Arlington plant to produce large components for the next generation of Chevy and GM vehicles.

10/14/2013

The Chevy Volt is displayed during an auto show. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

GM Cuts Volt Price By 12.5 Percent

General Motors is knocking 12.5 percent off the Chevrolet Volt’s sticker price as it tries to better compete with electric car rivals. The vehicle will now start at $34,995.

08/06/2013

GM stamping press

First Stamping Press Shipment At GM Arlington Plant

The General Motors plant in Arlington took a major step forward today in its plant expansion. The first shipment of gigantic equipment, that will be used to stamp out components for GM full-size SUVs, arrived at the Arlington plant.

CBSDFW.COM–03/01/2013

The logo of American carmaker General Motors (GM) is seen at the opening of a car show. (credit: Getty Images/Nicholas Ratzenboeck/AFP)

GM Posts $898 Million Q4 Net Profit

General Motors made money in North America and Asia and lost a bundle in Europe as it nearly doubled last year’s fourth-quarter net profit, the company announced Thursday.

02/14/2013

The logo of American carmaker General Motors (GM) is seen at the opening of a car show. (credit: Getty Images/Nicholas Ratzenboeck/AFP)

GM Recalls Pickup Trucks To Fix Problem With Hoods

General Motors is recalling more than 145,000 pickup trucks because the hoods can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver’s vision.

12/20/2012

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Arlington GM Plant Adds Third Shift

The General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington is going to three shifts on January 27th. The plant, built in the early 50’s, builds full sized SUV’s like the Cadillac Escalade. This is the first time […]

12/13/2012

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Romney Never Overcame Bailout Opposition In Ohio

Only a couple of weeks after Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, the man who would become his Republican challenger in the next election penned a New York Times column with a fateful headline: “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt.”

11/12/2012

Rangers Ballpark & Cowboys Stadium, Arlington

Arlington Continues To Boom In Spite Of Weak Economy

In an era of usually bad economic news, Arlington’s story is surprisingly upbeat. The city’s sales tax revenues were up nearly five percent from last year setting a new record for revenue. Some business owners say the city is evolving as a destination for consumers.

11/09/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

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Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

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