United Auto Workers
The local auto workers union says General Motors’ decision to assemble the truck in Wentzville is great news for the plant’s employees.
Like a rainmaker coming to a town that’s been in automotive drought, Emerald Automotive CEO Andy Tempest was flashing a winning smile, a shiny prototype van and some kind words for organized labor.
General Motors is expected to make official Thursday morning that it’s adding a second shift of full-size van production and investing millions for new production of a mid-size pick-up truck.
Getting behind the wheels of shiny new cars, lawmakers who helped GM and Chrysler secure billions of dollars in federal aid said the companies were on the comeback.