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Three Award-Winning Vehicles from the UAW Built Vehicle Guide

Buying union made is something everyone can do to help UAW members and the U.S. economy. Here are three of many award-winning vehicles from the 2018 UAW Union-Built Vehicle Guide. 2018 Ford F-150 This Ford made truck not only has choices that specialize in capability, efficiency and everything in between, but it also holds the 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year award. Winning best-in-class payload, towing and more, if you’re looking for a dependable truck with power, this is the way to go. Check out more UAW-Made Ford Vehicles, here.   2018 Chevrolet Malibu Chevrolet’s latest technology combined with ... Read more

UAW-Made Chevrolet Bolt named North American Car of the Year

DETROIT — Chevrolet Bolt EV is the 2017 North American Car of the Year. The Bolt EV’s recognition marks the fourth time in four years that Chevrolet has received the North American Car of the Year or Truck of the Year award, following the Corvette Stingray and Silverado’s wins in 2014 and the Colorado’s award in 2015. The Chevy Bolt EV is built by members of UAW Local 5960 at General Motors Orion Assembly, a complete vehicle assembly plant located 30 miles North of Detroit, Michigan. Since beginning production in 1983, UAW members at Orion have built 15 different models ... Read more

ICYMI: Members build Motor Trend Car & Truck of the Year

To anyone who has ever spent time with UAW members, it’s no secret that we take pride in the work that we do and the products that we build. When you see that something is UAW-made, you know you’re getting something that was crafted with skilled labor. You’re also supporting a better economy. That’s because the more than 400,000 active, UAW-represented workers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico can collectively bargain for better wages, benefits, training and working conditions at nearly 1,600 employers. When you buy a UAW-made product, you’re making a statement about the kind of country ... Read more

UAW Members at Local 5960 to Build Autonomous Vehicles

DETROIT —  General Motors announced today that workers at UAW Local 5960, Orion Township assembly plant will build test fleet Bolt EVs equipped with fully autonomous technology. The plant currently manufactures the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Sonic. The new equipment will include LIDAR, cameras, sensors and other hardware designed to ensure system safety, leveraging GM’s proven manufacturing quality standards. The test fleet vehicles will be used by GM engineers for continued testing and validation of GM’s autonomous technology already underway on public roads in San Francisco and Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as part of the Michigan testing fleet. Since the beginning of ... Read more

Members build Motor Trend Car & Truck of the Year

To anyone who has ever spent time with UAW members, it’s no secret that we take pride in the work that we do and the products that we build. When you see that something is UAW-made, you know you’re getting something that was crafted with skilled labor. You’re also supporting a better economy. That’s because the more than 400,000 active, UAW-represented workers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico can collectively bargain for better wages, benefits, training and working conditions at nearly 1,600 employers. When you buy a UAW-made product, you’re making a statement about the kind of country ... Read more

Lordstown autoworkers show off the new Chevy Cruze

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Some of the 5,000 men and women who make the Chevy Cruze in Lordstown are showing off the result of their efforts on the assembly line. UAW Local 1112 is displaying a picture of a blue 2016 Cruze on the union’s Facebook page. Read more >>>